Conversation with Jim Alexander and Tom Dorsey

Thursday, March 23, 2023, 7 – 8pm EDT

Join Carlton Mackey, assistant director of community dialogue and engagement at the High Museum and co-director of Emory University's Arts and Social Justice Fellows Program, for a conversation with two of Atlanta's most celebrated Black photographers, Jim Alexander and Tom Dorsey. 

This is a hybrid event. Registration is required for either option you choose. Please register and read more information here:

The conversation is held in conjunction with two exhibitions at Emory, “Creative Justice:  A Celebration of Emory’s Arts and Social Justice Fellows Program,” which features Jim Alexander's work alongside that of other Emory Social Justice Fellows, on view from March 17 - May 13 in the Schatten Gallery in Woodruff Library, and “A Very Incomplete Self-Portrait: Tom Dorsey's Chicago Portfolio” at the Carlos Museum. Both exhibitions will be open from 5 - 7 p.m. for viewing prior to the conversation.

The program is cosponsored by Emory's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library and  Michael C. Carlos Museum.

Images: Tom Dorsey (left), Self Portrait, c. 1980. Courtesy of the artist.

Jim Alexander (right), Self Portrait, c. 1990. Courtesy of the artist.

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