Neighbors: Voices & Portraits of Muslims in the Valley
Interviews by Jenny Bender
Portraits by Amanda Herman
Exhibit Opening Nov 11 4:30-6:30PM, as part of Arts Night Out Northampton
Northampton City Hall Gallery
Second Floor – City Hall
210 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Exhibit Runs from November 11 – December 2
Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Writer Jenny Bender and artist Amanda Herman have been interviewing and photographing Muslims in the Valley in order to learn about our Muslim neighbors. The project arose in response to the alarming rise of Islamophobia and the mistrust and misinformation many non-Muslims have about the religion and those who practice it.
The exhibit features a series of 16 portraits of those interviewed, accompanied by edited, first-person statements from the interviews.
Please join us at an opening reception for the public during Northampton’s Arts Night Out on Nov 11 from 4:30-6:30PM.