In the spring of 2018, documentary photographer Daniella Zalcman visited Wake Forest University to lead an intensive photojournalism workshop alongside Professor of the Practice Justin Catanoso. Students spent a week learning the fundamentals of documentary photography from Zalcman before going out in the field to explore and capture the complexities that exist in the community surrounding our campus. Some of the subjects photographed were the gap between the rich and the poor, sexual assault, and questions of identity.
“The workshop, or ‘Deep Dive,’ Zalcman led grows out of a partnership among the Journalism Program, a Campus Consortium of other colleges in the region, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington D.C., which supports Zalcman’s work and her residency at Wake Forest.” says Phoebe Zerwick, director of the Journalism Program. “Curated by Jay Buchanan, manager of the START Gallery, and Kayla Amador, a senior Art History student, the exhibit marks the beginning a new collaboration between the Journalism Program and faculty in the Department of Art. We hope you enjoy the student work and the untold stories their photos reveal.”
The collection of student work will be displayed in the Level 2 Atrium at Wake Downtown beginning November 8 and running through February 22. There will be an opening reception Thursday, November 8 from 5 to 7 pm.