Project Basho is excited to invite James Nakagawa, Ginger Owen, and June Yong Lee to participate in a panel discussion on Thursday, March 4 from 4-6pm, during the national conference of the Society for Photographic Education. The event will begin with a presentation of each artists' work before engaging in a moderated discussion. Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for Friends of Project Basho.

Brief Bios:
Osamu James Nakagawa is head of the photography department at Indiana University and recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship to pursue a project photographing the historically loaded Gama caves in Okinawa.

Ginger Owen-Murakami is an assistant professor of photography Western Michigan University. Owen is a recipient of numerous prizes and uses installation, sculpture, digital, traditional and alternative processes to explore themes of family history, race, gender and culture.

June Yong Lee is a graduate student at Indiana University and is this year's recipient of Jennifer Pearson Yamashiro Award from the Society for Photographic Education.


From the series "Ma" by Osamu James Nakagawa

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