Shining a Light Exhibit Returns to Muhammad Ali Center
The Muhammad Ali Center’s third annual international photography contest and exhibition, Shining a Light, returns next month. This year’s exhibition, inspired by the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative, showcases individuals and organizations working toward the “Right to Education” for all children worldwide.
Submissions for the contest were asked to depict individuals or organizations engaging in one or more of the following:
1. Improving the quality and availability of girls’ education
2. Removing barriers to learning
3. Empowering girls through education to realize their full potential
4. Reducing/eliminating school-related gender-based violence
5. Illustrating an increased number of girls transitioning to secondary education and accessing post-primary opportunities
Shining a Light, which will feature 40 photos, will be on display at the Ali Center from March 8 to June 30, 2016. The cost of the exhibit is included in regular admission pricing.
The Center received 333 entries from 16 countries.
Top entries include: “Schools Reached by Danger”, by Bambang Wirawan, Indonesia; “Sushmita”, by Patrick Mouzawak, United States; “Yasmine”, by Haitham Al Farsi, Oman.
Museum exhibit displaying October 3, 2015 - February 28, 2016.
Documents MLK Jr.’s quest for equality and social justice along with the history leading up to the march through 51 photographs and caption panels.
For more information call 502- 992-5340 or visit alicenter.org