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Opening April 30: Refugee photography by Salwan Georges

posted on: Apr 29, 2016

Iraqi American photographer Salwan Georges documents the lives and struggles of Iraqi refugees in the Detroit area, in a new exhibition opening this Saturday at AANM. This exhibition offers an in-depth look into the trials and tribulations faced by immigrants seeking to put down new roots while preserving their cultural identity. Through his personal experiences and life-changing circumstance, Georges aims to raise cultural awareness by documenting the struggles of Iraqi refugees in the Detroit area. His experiences of war and refugee life give him a distinct perspective on the lives of everyday people all around the globe. For more information visit the exhibition site.