Photo exhibit on New Haven green celebrates immigrants
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An exhibition of photographs on and around the New Haven Green is celebrating the role immigrants have played in the country.
The installation, which opened Friday, features 58 portraits of immigrants and refugees in steel frames on the green and on the exterior walls of adjacent churches and other buildings. All of the subjects are New Haven residents.
The exhibit titled “WE ARE.A Nation of Immigrants” is presented by photographer Joe Standart along with New Haven leaders and immigrant and refugee rights organizations.
The installation runs through Aug. 15.