144 N. 6th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Hours: Tues – Sat, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm; Sun, 12:00-5:00 pm
Artist: Michelle J. Wong
Show Dates: August 18 – November 8, 2015
Events: Meet the Artist: Michelle J. Wong, September 18, 5:30 – 7:30 pm – open to the public, RSVP requested to Marcel Parent, email@example.com
Michelle J. Wong is a photographer, journalist, writer, columnist, and international correspondent. In 2009 he worked as the editing assistant to Steve McCurry for National Geographic in New York City and in 2012 as an information expert for the United Nations in the Middle East. The purpose of Michelle’s work is intended to strategically combat poverty and human rights violations. This involves deep investigation and research of the issues and the powers that may threaten human rights, or cause poverty or exploitation in poverty-stricken areas around the world.
His work in photojournalism has been presented in photography exhibitions in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Washington DC, California, New York, Costa Rica, and South America; and In 2011, he was awarded by the National Press Photographers Association.
For more information, please contact: CHarden@alicenter.org.