Berkeley Art Center Presents
The Whole World's Watching: Peace and Social Justice movements of the 1960's and 1970's
September 16th – December 16, 2001
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 16th, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Whole Worlds Watching, is an extraordinary exhibition which examines the rich history of the social movements of the 1960's and 1970's through documentary photography. With a focus on Northern California where many of these activities were born, distinguished photographers illuminate the rise of the Black Panthers, the Free-Speech and Anti-war Movements, feminism, disability rights, environmental activism, the struggle for gay rights and the cultural milieu which formed and informed them.
The exhibition presents 100 images taken during the turbulent times by noted photographers including Jeffrey Blankfort, Nacio Jan Brown, Cathy Cade, Bob Fitch, Robert Hsiang, Ken Light, Richard Misrach, Ronald J. Riesterer, Stephen Shames, Ted Streshinsky, Michelle Vignes and Douglas Watcher among others.