Photography Exhibit running through Oct. 20 at University Art Gallery

September 27 2006

Terre Haute, Ind. - "Afterwar - Veterans From a World in Conflict," an exhibit of photographs by internationally-known artist Lori Grinker will be on display in the Indiana State University Art Gallery through Oct. 20.

"Afterwar" documents the physical and psychological wounds of the 20th century's frontline veterans, from World War I to Iraq, as well as many others at the front lines that have been personally affected by armed conflict. The voices of the people that are the subjects of Grinker's works accompany the images in captions for the exhibition, providing a riveting combination that demonstrates the many ways in which the effects of war continue long after the fighting stops.

The public is invited to attend a gallery talk about her work on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

A panel discussion, moderated by Peter Ciancone, communications director for the City of Terre Haute, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Center for Performing and Fine Arts. Panelists will include Grinker; Laura Fredendall, clinical psychologist with Murphy, Urban and Associates Psychological Services, who completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center; and NaTasha Allen, Indianapolis Vet Center Outreach Coordinator, who served in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War from 2002-2005.

A reception will also take place Oct. 12 from 5-7 p.m., with Grinker signing copies of her book, "AFTERWAR- Veterans From a World in Conflict" from 6:30-7 p.m.

The University Art Gallery is located in the Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the ISU campus at the corner of Seventh and Chestnut Streets. The Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. All gallery events are free and open to the public and the facility is wheelchair accessible. For additional information call (812) 237-3720 or go to www.indstate.edu/artgallery.

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Contact: Mary Kramer, interim gallery director, (812) 237-3720 or mkramer@isugw.indstate.edu Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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"Afterwar - Veterans From a World in Conflict," an exhibit of photographs by internationally-known artist Lori Grinker will be on display in the Indiana State University Art Gallery through Oct. 20.

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