Lauri Lyons

Author. Photographer. Director. Publisher. Teacher.
  
Location: New York, New York
Nationality: Jamaican American
Biography: Lauri Lyons was born in the Bronx, New York and traveled globally with her military family. She earned a BFA in Media Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. For many years Lauri worked as a Photo Editor for several national magazines... read on
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Lauri Lyons Teaches Social Justice Class for LACP
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Sep 15, 2021
The Los Angeles Center of Photography presents 'Social Justice x The Media'
Six ZOOM classes October 8th - November 12th.

Lauri Lyons' class examines how media arts has been used to portray and influence contemporary American social justice movements. Topics will include media from the Southern desegregation movement, civil rights marches, Black power movement, Vietnam war footage, photojournalism, anti-war protests, LGBTQ rights, Black Lives Matter and more.  We will also discuss images and messages created during the Civil Rights era – the 2021 Capitol Building riot. Outside of class, students will capture or create media that addresses social justice issues of their choice.
For more information visit: https://lacphoto.org/events/social-justice-x-the-media-with-lauri-lyons-2021/

Social Justice X The Media with Lauri Lyons (Online Learning – Six Sessions)
This course examines how media arts has been used to portray and influence contemporary American social justice movements.
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