Women Resisting Jihad in Mali
Location:Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall
Audience:Open to the Public
Exhibition: Dec. 16, 2016 – Jan. 26, 2017
Artist Reception: Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the gallery
This photographic exploration of women in central Mali shows the vibrant culture that resisted the Al Qaeda jihadist effort to impose sharia (2013).
Image displayed: Katie Orlinsky, Wedding Guests (detail), 2013, C-print, 24 x 36 inches.
Katie Orlinsky studied political science at Colorado College before earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. Working regularly for The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal, she has been awarded national photography prizes in the U.S. and in France.