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New exhibit at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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Radford Davis: Life of Sierra Leone in the Multicultural Center through June 2014

Photographer Radford Davis is exhibiting imagery from Sierra Leone, capturing the lives, conditions and challenges of people in one of the poorest countries on Earth. Davis is an associate professor of public health in veterinary medicine at Iowa State University. His passion is documenting our world and its people. The photographs in this exhibit come from his time spent in Sierra Leone in 2010 and 2012.

Davis’ photographs often focus on global health, humanitarian efforts, global life and societal conditions. To tell the full story, he strives to capture the beauty of the land and the people, the hope and energy, the art, the intimate stories and lives affected. Above all else, he wants his photos to serve a purpose and promote progress in some manner.

Davis will host a reception on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 – 6 p.m., in the Multicultural Center. Meet the artist and experience the compelling story of Life in Sierra Leone.

The Iowa State Memorial Union is located at 2229 Lincoln Way in Ames on the ISU campus. The Multicultural Center is located on the second floor and is open Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday from 5 – 11 p.m. through the spring semester. Summer hours, beginning May 19, will be Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 515-2940-0971.

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