When Home Wont Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees in America

Presented by Wheaton Public Library at Wheaton Public Library, Wheaton IL

Jun 06
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Jul 31
When Home Wont Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees in America

Photographer Explores Experiences of Refugees in the United States

In a penetrating exploration of America’s evolving attitudes toward refugees, documentary artist James A. Bowey has been traveling the United States meeting refugees, listening to their stories, and photographing their portraits. The photographs are taken on location in a setting of the portrait subject’s everyday life. Along with the portrait, Bowey interviews each person and their first-person story accompanies their photograph. The individuals in this exhibition share poignant stories of

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Free Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jul 16, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jul 17, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 18, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 19, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 20, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 22, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Mon)
  • Jul 23, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jul 24, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 25, 2019 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 26, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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Additional time info:

Following the artist’s reception, documentary photographer James A. Bowey will present a special program of photography, storytelling, and live music related to the needs of displaced persons around the world.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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