Fenghuang Landscape and Miao (Hmong) Culture - photographs by Bode Wang
March 3–April 15, 2017
As a Miao scholar and photographer, Mr. Bode Wang has worked on a number of Miao cultural projects as a key member of Fenghuang County Cultural Relics Bureau. Concurrently serving as the head of Xiangxi Photographer Society, he has also devoted himself in promoting the understanding and appreciation of the landscape and culture of the Miao homeland with images. Through his lens, he illustrates a colorful and sophisticated world of the Miao nationality. On exhibition are a sampling of his photos, demonstrating the environment, human communities, social customs, and religious practices of his hometown. This exhibit is sponsored by the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE); Bi-Co East Asian Languages and Cultures Department; Bryn Mawr College 360 Program, Endowed Lectures Fund, Langlois Memorial Fund, Libraries, and Provost's Office; Swarthmore College Libraries and Modern Languages and Literatures Chinese Section; Haverford College Distinguished Visitors Program and Haverford Libraries.