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Photograph Exhibit: Faced with Dependency

Baobab Cultural Center
Friday, January 16, 2009
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Faced with Dependency: A depiction of the maize crisis in Malawi, Africa, juxtaposed by portraits of those affected.

Exhibit of photographs by Joseph Lanning and Deste Relyea.

The majority of the images displayed are taken from a village named Gowa in the Ntcheu District of Malawi, Africa, and Gow's surrounding area. The village lies in the southermost region of the Great Rift Valley, which extends from southwest Asia through the heart of Malawi.

Lanning is associate director of college enrollment, adjunct instructor in Anthropology and director of the Malawi Immersion Seminar at the University of Rochester.

Deste '07 is currently a research associate in pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

An evening of refreshments and a silent auction at the exhibit's reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, January 16. 50% of the the profits will benefit the Malawi Immersion Seminar Scholarship.

Baobab Cultural Center is located at 728 University Ave., Rochester. Visit www.thebaobab.org for more information.