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MEMBER PREVIEW DAY | Namsa Leuba: Crossed Looks
Thursday, August 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Halsey Institute galleries
Join us for a Member Preview Day for the exhibition, Namsa Leuba: Crossed Looks. All Halsey Institute membership levels are invited to get a first glimpse of our newest exhibition! All members should RSVP to halseyRSVP@cofc.edu to reserve a space. Not a member yet? Not a problem! Find out more about the benefits of membership here.
The College of Charleston has recently announced updated policies for on-campus events. Face masks are required by all persons on campus regardless of vaccination status. We are able to host a maximum of 50 individuals inside of the Halsey Institute’s galleries at any one time during this event.
Please note: The Halsey Institute staff and the College of Charleston are monitoring local COVID case numbers and will make updates to event policies as necessary. Make sure to check this page often for up-to-date information regarding this event.
The Halsey Institute is pleased to present Crossed Looks, the first solo exhibition of Swiss-Guinean artist Namsa Leuba in the United States. The show will feature over 90 works from the photographer’s projects in Guinea, South Africa, Nigeria, and Benin, and it will premiere new work created in Tahiti.
As a photographer working across documentary, fashion, and performance, Namsa Leuba’s images explore the fluid visual identity of the African diaspora. With a dual heritage between Guinea and Switzerland, Leuba draws inspiration from her own experience growing up between two different cultural traditions.