Experience Yida at the University of Memphis

our stunning photography exhibit will soon be available to the public

Posted by Scovia Wilson on August 30th, 2017

Come experience the Yida Photography Exhibit, a powerful traveling media project about the crisis in Sudan. This exhibit will be at the University of Memphis Rose Theatre Lobby from September 11-15, 2017. 

The Yida Photography Exhibit examines the crisis in Sudan through the lives of those who have escaped. The 313 breathtaking images featured in this traveling exhibit are part of a collection of 4,535 photos taken in Yida Refugee Camp by Operation Broken Silence’s photographers.

Yida is a story-driven exhibit that immerses attendees into the lives of Sudanese refugees, the genocidal war they fled from, and their uncertain future. This exhibit has relevant, current affairs insights that can apply to multiple academic studies including international studies, political science, journalism, art, photography, and nonprofit management. 

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There are three things you can do to help make this our biggest showing yet!

1. Plan Your Visit, Bring A Friend. We're showing the exhibit from September 11-15, 2017, but the week will go by quickly! Make sure you don't miss out by planning a time to come see the exhibit and putting it on your calendar. And find a friend or two to tag along or meet you there!

2. Share The Facebook Event Page. Head on over to the Facebook event page to start inviting your friends. You can select Share and then Invite Friends or Share In News Feed to get started. SHARE ON FACEBOOK »

3. Tag A Friend On Instagram. You can visit our Instagram post below and tag your friends in the comments to let them know about the exhibit:

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About Operation Broken Silence

Operation Broken Silence is building a global movement to empower the Sudanese people through innovative programs as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

We come alongside the Sudanese to tell their story through stunning documentaries and photo exhibits. We then use our media to inspire people around the world to join our movement. Our movement fundraises for and gives to lifesaving medical, relief, and education programs on the ground. 

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