Thursday, November 30, 2006

An Evening with Shelley Barry

South African filmmaker and artist in residence at Temple’s Institute on Disabilities, Shelley Barry will be presenting her new work at the Film and Media Arts Department on the Temple University campus, Thursday, December 7th at 7:30pm-9:00pm. Shelley's work ranges from traditional to experimental documentary, narrative and video art. She explores the cinematic aesthetics of filming from her wheelchair and also engages in subject matter that cross reference disability and sexuality. She is a recent graduate of the MFA program and has to date won 5 awards for her films during her student years. Shelley is also a published poet and has actively worked in her country as a disability activist serving the Presidencies of both Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki.
For more information on the films, contact Shelley directly.

DATE: 7 December 2006
TIME: 7:30-9:00pm
VENUE: RM 3, Basement, Annenberg Hall
ADDRESS: 2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia , PA 19122

We invite you logon to the Disability Studies Meetup website, Once you are there, be sure to RSVP so we will know to expect you, and feel free to share your suggestions on ways to accommodate your needs.
Sponsored by the Institute on Disabilities and the Film and Media Arts Department at Temple University.

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