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Pete Souza - Shade

Presented by Book Passage and Dominican University - Institute for Leadership Studies at Angelico Hall - Dominican Univ of CA, San Rafael CA

Nov 11 2019
Pete Souza - Shade

Rescheduled: Barack Obama’s Chief Official White House Photographer in person

As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else.

His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency–and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it.

Now, as a concerned citizen observing the Trump administration, he is standing up and speaking out.

Shade is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the tale of the Obama and Trump administrations through a series of visual juxtapositions. Here, more than one hundred of Souza’s unforgettable images of President Obama deliver new power and meaning when framed by the tweets, news headlines, and quotes that have defined the Trump White House.

What began with Souza’s Instagram posts soon after President Trump’s inauguration in January 2017 has become a potent commentary on the state of the Presidency, and our country. Some call this “throwing shade.” Souza calls it telling the truth.

In Shade, Souza’s photographs are more than a rejoinder to the chaos, abuses of power, and destructive policies that now define our nation’s highest office. They are a reminder of a President we could believe in, and a courageous defense of American values.

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$40 (includes book)

Contact: 415-927-0960

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7:00 – 8:30 pm

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Angelico Hall - Dominican Univ of CA

20 Olive Ave., Dominican University Of California, San Rafael, CA 94901

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