January 16-March 11
This exhibition brings together 30 renowned photographers from around the world to address the wicked problem of economic inequality. Their images shine a light onto what is often unseen–the lives of the wealthiest 1% of the world–and gave visual form to this timely topic
Thursday, January 25, 6pm, Main Gallery, top floor (ELC)
This semester begins with an opening reception for 1%: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality, featuring a special performance from Billy Kelly.
Film Screening: Queen of Versailles and Bling Dynasty:
Tuesday, February 20, 7pm, campus Theater, 413 Market Street, Lewisburg.
The Samek Art Museum has partnered with the Tuesday Film Series to screen the critically acclaimed film Queen of Versailles and a new short Bling Dynasty in conjunction with the exhibition. Both documentaries are by award winning director Lauren Greenfield. Queen of Versailles brings the viewer into the unfiltered life of a family from the 1%, while Bling Dynasty takes a look at the new moneyed lives of China’s 1%.