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Cary Lecture Series: “Cultures on the Edge - Photographing a Changing World“ with Chris Rainier

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Sat, Feb 4, 2017 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Chris Rainier is a National Geographic Fellow and a documentary photographer. He co-founded the Society’s All Roads Photography Program and co-directs the Enduring Voices Project, documenting endangered indigenous languages and traditions. He is the founder and CEO of The Cultural Sanctuaries Foundation, working with indigenous cultures to protect traditional cultures, languages, and endangered biodiversity under the protection of the United Nations and UNESCO’s World Heritage sites.

Rainier’s life mission is documenting endangered cultures and empowering them to use modern technology to save ancient traditions through the Last Mile Technology Program. Rainier was a war photographer for Time magazine covering conflicts in Somalia, the siege of Sarajevo / Bosnia, Rwanda, Iraq and the tsunami in Indonesia. Rainier’s numerous awards include the Lowell Thomas Award for his work with endangered cultures.

This is event is free and open to the public.


1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

Cary Lecture Series: “Cultures on the Edge - Photographing a Changing World“ with Chris Rainier image
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