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Rob Amberg talks about his photos

 The New Road: I-26 and the Footprints of Progress, photographs by Rob Amberg that will be on display at Perkins in the Special Collections Gallery through 29 March

Rob Amberg, a long-time resident of Madison County, North Carolina, has been photographing the region since 1973.  The pictures in this exhibit document the social, cultural, and environmental impact of the construction of a new interstate highway in his rural mountain community. Opening reception and artist's talk on Thursday, 5 February, 5:30-7:30pm, Perkins, Biddle Rare Book Room.
Generally, the Special Collections Gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 9am-9pm, and 10am-9pm on Sunday.  Visit http://library.duke.edu/exhibits/ for more information or call 919.684.3009 to confirm hours.

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Posted 2 February 2009

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