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June 2014

In the Shadows: Urban Refugee Children in Africa, Photographs by Amy Toensing

June 16 - August 8
Salt Gallery,
561 Congress St Portland, 04101
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The worst game of hide and seek is being played out in Africa’s urban slums. Living in the shadows are the newest faces of the world’s changing refugee crisis: urban and alone. Over half of Africa’s 2.5 million refugees are now living in cities – only a third are in camps. Children and young women are especially in danger – hidden in plain sight amidst deplorable conditions, many are orphaned or separated from their parents. Girls as young as seven…

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October 2014

Mobile You 2.0

October 2 - 31
Salt Gallery,
561 Congress St Portland, 04101
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The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies is excited to announce Mobile You 2.0. This juried exhibition will feature photographs shot exclusively with mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. Who will shoot this unique collection of images? You. We’re now accepting submissions for consideration in the Mobile You 2.0 exhibit, which will go on display in the Salt Gallery on October 2 – October 31. Exhibited photos will be available for purchase by the public for $30 and that amount…

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November 2014
Free

Seeing ME: Profiles of Resilience

November 7 - December 5
Salt Gallery,
561 Congress St Portland, 04101
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For the second year in a row, Frannie Peabody Center has partnered with Salt Institute for Documentary Studies to bring awareness and attention to the issue of HIV/AIDS in Maine. This year’s exhibit, titled, Seeing ME: Profiles of Resilience, will feature profiles of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS and will be on display from November 7th through December 5th. It will cover two First Friday Artwalks, as well as a special reception for World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1st from…

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