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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

11/14/2008
Phyllis Galembo, Photographer and Professor of Art at the University at Albany, to Speak at Hudson Valley Community College

Contact: Jessica Shahda, (518) 629-7180, j.shahda@hvcc.edu
For Release: Immediately, Friday, Nov. 14, 2008

WHO:

Hudson Valley Community College’s Cultural Affairs Program
www.hvcc.edu/culture

WHAT:

"Photographs of African Masquerades”
Presented by Phyllis Galembo
Professor of Art, University at Albany

WHEN:

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Hudson Valley Community College

Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
80 Vandenburgh Ave.
www.hvcc.edu/campusmap

DETAILS:

African Masquerades are intricate and exquisite costumes traditionally worn by African priests and priestesses, carnival masquerades, dancers and Haitian vodou practitioners. Phyllis Galembo, photographer and Professor of Art at the University at Albany, will speak about photographing African Masquerades, the reasoning behind them and give a visual tour of her colorfully vibrant portraits. This event is free and open to the public.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: Members of the media will have the chance to interview Phyllis Galembo.