The U.S. Consulate General Chennai’s Consul General Robert Burgess inaugurated a photo exhibition as part of the Women’s History Month series at the American Center in Chennai on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The photos on display were part of the mobile phone photo contest that was conducted for individuals in South India. The theme for the contest was “the woman who inspires me.” The photo exhibition will be open until March 31, 2018.
A panel discussion on “Through the Lens: In Conversation with Documentary Photographers” moderated by the Consul for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Lauren Lovelace was also held at the American Center on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Documentary photographers and digital experts, namely arts editor Sadanand Menon, independent photographer Satish Sharma, documentary photographer Akshaya Vaidyanathan, photo journalist Shuchi Kapoor, and the U.S. State Department’s digital media analyst Patrick Barkhuff participated in the discussion.
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