Deschamps will discuss exciting recent developments in photography by African-Americans as well as speaking about some of his own work dealing with issues of cultural identity.
Francois Deschamps is a professor at the State University of New York in New Paltz, NY, where he teaches photography and related media. He has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as three artists’ fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2010 he was awarded a Senior Research Fulbright grant to Mali and in June 2016 his work was presented at Fotofestiwal in Lodz, Poland. He is currently in Prague on a research/teaching Fulbright Scholarship for Spring 2018.