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Photography Presentations on the Amistad, Hurricane Katrina or West Africa

Collette Fournier

Photography Presentations on the Amistad, Hurricane Katrina or West Africa

Collette Fournier, MFA, adjunct faculty, Art, and Campus Communications Assistant

cfournie@sunyrockland.edu, 845-574-4549

 

Intended Audience: Middle school through college students, general audience

Abstract: As a documentary photojournalist with a focus on the African American Diaspora, Fournier has photographed the Caribbean (Jamaica, Martinique, USVI, Trinidad), West Africa (Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Togo and Benin), as well as the site of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and the ship, the “Amistad,” from Connecticut to Nova Scotia. Fournier has several PowerPoint/slide presentations prepared for various audiences.

About the Speaker: Collette Fournier, Campus Communications Assistant, serves as the campus photographer and teaches photography as an adjunct faculty member in the Art Department. She earned a BS in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY; and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT.

Speakers Bureau Art and History Business Communication Education Health Media Science and Technology