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The Department of Art & Art History will host South African photographers and filmmakers Leonie and Greg Marinovich Jan. 16-17 from 5-6 p.m. each day. They will present a lecture on their creative research in 005 Biggin Hall. The lectures are free and open to the public, and Biggin Hall is wheelchair accessible.

Leonie Marinovich is a photographer and documentary filmmaker. She was a participant in the World Press Photo Foundation's Twenty Ten multimedia project and has shot and produced films for corporate clients represented by Getty Corporate Images. She has managed multidisciplinary projects across Africa, where she has shot video and still photographs, for international organizations such as UNICEF, FAO, UNAIDS and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. She is currently working on her first feature-length documentary film and is advisor and contributor to The Stand. Her lecture "'Not me, Not Mine': Stigma & Representing Women and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa," will take place Jan. 16.

Greg Marinovich is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and filmmaker. He spent 25 years covering conflict around the globe with his writing and photographs appearing in magazines and newspapers worldwide. His 2012 award-winning investigations into the Marikana massacre of miners by police were published as a book in 2016. Marinovich was Editor-In-Chief of the Twenty Ten project, tutoring and managing over 100 African journalists' work in all forms of media. He is a co-author of The Bang Bang Club, a nonfiction book on South Africa's transition to democracy that has been translated into six languages. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2013-14 and currently teaches visual journalism at Boston University's Journalism school and the Harvard summer school. He frequently gives lectures and workshops on human rights, justice photography and storytelling. His lecture, "From Mandela to Marikana: An Experiment in Democracy," will take place on Jan.

The Department of Art & Art History in the College of Liberal Arts gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Department of Art & Art History students, faculty, staff and community members; the Women's Studies Program; Community and Civic Engagement Initiative; Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts; and the Auburn University School of Nursing.