Photo by Michael O. Snyder from Eroding Edges.
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Digital Silver Imaging
9 Brighton Street
Michael O. Snyder is a photographer and filmmaker working at the intersections of social justice and environmental sustainability. His work has been featured in National Geographic, The Guardian, Vox, The Washington Post, High Country News, The Wild Magazine, Condé Nast, NPR, Political Science and Politics, Social Documentary Network, and Beautiful Decay. As Founder of Interdependent Pictures, he has directed documentary films in the Amazon, the Arctic, the Himalaya, and Uganda. His work has been named Official Selection to over 40 film festivals and he has won numerous awards including at the Canada International Film Festival, The World's Independent Film Festival, Blackbird Film Fest, Colorado Film Festival, G2 Green Earth Film Festival, and the Mountain Film Festival. Driven by a spirit of adventure, Mike has hiked the Appalachian and John Muir Trails, cycled across Europe and ridden trains across Asia. He holds an MSc in Environmental Sustainability, is a member of Blue Earth Alliance and Fearless Photographers, and currently splits time between Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, VA.
Who Cares for the Caregivers
A photographic series exploring my family; themes include lgbtq rights, black lives matter, aging, caregiving.
Fame, success, even self-respect can be elusive goals for many young men and women who grow up in the inner city. But the boxing gym, as it has for decades, promises a way up for some. A way out for others.