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Pictures of Resistance

Mon, March 7, 2011 • 2105 San Antonio St., Austin

The Wartime Photography of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman

March 7 through March 28

Born in Poland in 1924, Faye Schulman received her first camera from her brother when she was 13. It was that camera which ultimately saved her life, and allowed her to later document Jewish partisan activity. She is the only known Jewish partisan photographer.

Schulman's rare collection of images captures the camaraderie, horror and loss, bravery and triumph of the rag-tag, tough partisan--some Jewish, some not--who fought the Germans and their collaborators.

Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photography of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman, a new traveling exhibition produced by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) and curated by Jill Vexler, Ph. D, poses probing questions about this incredible woman and the people whose images she documented.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Texas Hillel and CREEES.

Sponsored by: This event is co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Texas Hillel and CREEES.


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