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Expanding the Walls: Making Connections Between Photography, History and Community is an eight-month photography-based program for a select group of students enrolled in a high school or GED program. Participants work with a diverse group of arts professionals to explore issues related to community, history, and culture while learning the basics of photography in a regimen of art workshops, discussion groups, and field excursions. Expanding the Walls uses the work of renowned photographer James VanDerZee as a catalyst for discussion and art-making. The program culminates with a celebration of the participants' work.
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Expanding the Walls 2016 Participants Grace Amilcar Alannis Ariana Chelsea Giordalis Richard Dalen Jibreel Amber Joyel Ashley
Expanding the Walls 2015 Participants Angelica Saragine Henry Zainab Amanda Alana Akash Sterling Nola Tiera Demettrius Xiaoxuan
Expanding the Walls 2014 Participants Brendly D'Angelo Kelvin Andrew Gilberto Jesus Christopher Sarah Justin Gabriella Steven Maia Atzimba Alice
Expanding the Walls 2013 Participants
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Expanding the Walls 2009 Participants
Expanding the Walls 2008 Participants Alani Michelle Sofia Ivan Chanelle Christina Christeen Nicole Keisha Tempestt