Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month

Behnaz Mirzai is exhibiting her photos from Iran for Black History Month this week.

Behnaz Mirzai is exhibiting her photos from Iran for Black History Month this week.

A photo exhibit from a professor of Middle Eastern and Iranian history has kicked off a full slate of events at Brock for Black History Month.

Until tomorrow, the photography by associate professor Behnaz Mirzai is on display in the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre. “Eyes in the Desert” marks the first time Mirzai’s pictures from Iran have been exhibited. The photos explore the daily life and complex culture in remote villages of southern Iran.

Other upcoming events:

Friday, Feb. 3 – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Africville – Joe Sealy, George Elliott Clarke and friends
Sean O’Sullivan Theatre
Presented by the Department of Music
Tickets available at the Centre for the Arts box office

Monday, Feb. 6 – 12 noon to 1 p.m.
Burundi Cooking Demonstration with Jean Ntakirumana
IC 203
Register at internationalstudents@brocku.ca

Tuesday, Feb. 7 – 11 a.m. to 12 noon
Saudi Arabian Cooking Demonstration
IC 203
Register for the cooking demonstration

Tuesday, Feb. 7 – 1 to 2 p.m.
Brock Abroad Program – Namibia
Sankey Chamber


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2 comments on “Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month”

  1. Marie Balsom says:

    Outstanding images!

  2. Sarah says:

    Excellent work! Brock should showcase the cross-disciplinary talent of its faculty more often.

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