Ramp Gallery Features Student Photography from June Jordan School for Social Equity

What: June Jordan School for Social Equity Student Photography Exhibition
Where: SOMArts Cultural Center’s Ramp Gallery
When: September 21 through October 19th, 2010 during regular building hours

This month, the Ramp Gallery at SOMArts Cultural Center features a color and black and white digital photography exhibition with students of the June Jordan School for Social Equity.  This exhibit showcases twelve students’ work ranging from first time photography users to advanced practitioners.  While many of these pieces are exploring the basics of composition, color, and light, many also inherently capture the subjecthood of youth in the urban environment.

June Jordan School for Social Equity is a non-profit organization that has partnered with the District to open a new high school (grades 9-12). The school includes a “junior institute” which allows students to build study skills and maintain the same teachers for ninth and tenth grade, and a “senior institute” for eleventh and twelfth grade students to targeted neighborhoods in South-East San Francisco.

This exhibition will run for one month, opening Tuesday September 21st, and closing October 19th, 2010.

Image credit: Sharah Nieto