Westmoreland Museum exhibit explores ‘Emigration-Immigration-Migration’ | TribLIVE.com
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Westmoreland Museum exhibit explores ‘Emigration-Immigration-Migration’
Mary Pickels Fri., January 12, 2018 8:57 p.m.| Friday, January 12, 2018 8:57 p.m.
Photo from 'Immigrant Series, 2017,' by Scott Goldsmith. Series includes documentation of a family of newly arrived Bhutanese refugees as they make their home in Pittsburgh.
This photograph by Nate Guidry shows Brianna Ibarra Romana, 7, and her father Jose Luis Ibarra enjoying the games at Dave and Busters. Guidry's work focues on the Latino community through the story of a Mexican single father of two in Brookline.
Annie O'Neill's large-scale portraits pair up long-term immigrants with new arrivals who each have something in common beyond their status as immigrants. Mounia Alaoui-El-Azher was born in Morocco and arrived in the U.S. in 2001. Ame Koffi was born in Togo and arrived in the U.S. in 2009. Both are Muslim.
Michael Nduwimana from Sierra Leone through Tanzania (refugee camps) with his wife, Capitoline, and daughter. Photographer Lynn Johnson's images include portraits of new citizens, representing an effort to see and know our newest citizens.
Brian Cohen's photographs highlight the ethnic social clubs, community centers, groceries and religious temples in which immigrant communities have matured and become Americans.