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Exhibition of 2022 ZEKE Award Winners

Sustainable Solutions

Documentary Photographers Explore the Climate Crisis

Photo by Giacomo d'Orlando
Photo by Giacomo d'Orlando from Nemo's Garden. The worlds first underwater greenhouse.


The Social Documentary Network, in partnerhsip with The Umbrella Arts Center in Concord, MA present an exciting exhibition of world-class documentary photography emphasizing long-term sustainable solutions to the climate crisis including the Indigenous Peoples' Burn Network in the western United States; Nemo’s Garden in Italy — the world’s first underwater greenhouse; the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda, and others. The exhibition is inspired by the Spring 2022 issue of ZEKE magazine featuring projects by Kiliii Yuyan, Giacomo d'Orlando, Sarah Fretwell, and veteran climate journalist Antonia Juhasz.


July 5-31, 2022
The Umbrella Arts Center
40 Stow Street, Concord, MA

Opening Reception:
Friday, July 8, 6:00-7:30 pm ET

Free and open to the public

Concert with Jesse Paris Smith and Alana Amram
Friday, July 8, 8:00-9:00 pm ET

Jesse Paris Smith presents an evening of music, stories, and readings connected with Thoreau and Concord. She will be joined by musician and song writer, Alana Amram. Presented by the Thoreau Society
Click here for tickets.

Exhibition Presented by:
Social Documentary Network and The Umbrella Center for the Arts


Featured Artists

Giacomo d'Orlando: Nemo's Garden
Sarah Fretwell: Permagarden Refugees
Carolyn Monastra: Witness Tree: Climate Solutions from Around the World
Roberto Nistri: Burkina Faso: The Power of Resilience
Lauren Owens Lambert: Saving the Stranded
Mark Phillips: Unbroken: Repair is Essential
Chris Trinh: Black Snake Killers
Kiliii Yuyan: Indigenous Fire

To learn more about these artists and their work, click  here.


Exhibition Sponsored by:

Foundation of Systemic Change   Digital Silver Imaging   Hahnemüle


Virtual Panel Discussion
With Giacomo d'Orlando, Sarah Fretwell, and Kiliii Yuyan
Tuesday, July 12, 2:00 pm ET
Click here to register