BPCC’s Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AHSS) and Knowing Commons Library is thrilled to announce its new trainee photography exhibit for the spring semester.
Life Through My Lens is a fascinating display by trainee artist Rahel Aksam. Aksam is a respiratory treatment significant at BPCC and self-declared street professional photographer, implying she takes “images of people and urban cities.”
“My inspiration originates from crowded cities and the emotions of people,” Aksam states. “I do not delight in attempting to take best photos, due to the fact that absolutely nothing is perfect in street photography. The flexibility to photo anything assists me to feel more inspired and have the ability to catch beautiful minutes.”
Lily Thompson, Assistant Professor and part-time gallery coordinator at BPCC, thinks that even though Aksam is mainly self-taught, her pictures have artistic compositions that are outstanding in the way they record the vibrancy of metropolitan living.
“Her close-up pictures, such as I SEE YOU, draw the audience in and permit them to witness the human connection between complete strangers. Aksam clearly delights in engaging with her subjects through her cam lens, making the scenes a lot more relatable.”
Aksam’s photographs are on display till May 8th in BPCC’s Knowing Commons Library, located at BPCC’s Bossier school inside the John R. McConathy Administration Building (first flooring). A reception will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 12:30 -2 pm in front of the Knowing Commons Library. The display can be seen throughout business hours as follows:
– Mondays– Thursdays from 7am– 8pm
– Fridays from 7am– 4:30 pm