Lefevor on exhibit at Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – A photographic exhibition by artist and historian David LeFevor will be on display from Sept. 8 - 29 at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery.  LeFevor will also present an artist lecture in the gallery’s lecture area on Sept. 27 at noon.
     The exhibit, “Cuba: Histories of the Present,” will feature 30 large format prints taken in Cuba from year 2001 to 2015. LaFevor’s work in Cuba began as a student at the University of Havana.  
     The gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, Sept, 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The gallery is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
     Gallery Director Dale Newkirk said, “These images focus on daily life, racial identity, and material culture.”
     LeFevor is an assistant professor of Latin American History and Digital Humanities at the University of Texas in Arlington. The exhibit is organized by UTA’s Center for Greater Southwestern Studies.
     For more information, contact the gallery at 985-549-5080.

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