November 8, 2007
Contact: Molly Brown
Robert Frost Library
Caroline Jenkin Hanna
Director of Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass.—Steve Horn ’72, photographer and author of Pictures Without Borders: Bosnia Revisited, will talk about his work and life experiences Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m. in Pruyne Auditorium of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall. Following his discussion, a reception will be held at the Robert Frost Library, where photographs of this collection will be on display in the gallery. Both events are free and open to the public.
Horn’s images of Bosnia, taken in 1970 and upon his return visit in 2003, illustrate the innocence of a country under the Communist regime followed by the triumph of the human spirit in the aftermath of civil war. His compelling photographs are an evocative portrait of a country and a people who have endured grievous hardships and found the will not only to survive, but to live.
The exhibition will remain on display in the gallery of the Frost Library until the end of January 2008. The lecture, reception and photographic display are being sponsored by Amherst’s Office of the President.