Book Debut: No Dar Papaya: Fotografías de Colombia, 2003-2013

Matthew O'Brien

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Book Debut: No Dar Papaya:
Fotografías de Colombia, 2003-2013

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

Image from the cover of No Dar Papaya. (Photo ©Matthew O'Brien.)
Image from the cover of No Dar Papaya. (Photo ©Matthew O'Brien.)

No Dar Papaya is Matthew O'Brien's photographic exploration of Colombia celebrating the beauty, diversity, and distinctive character of the country.  Published last year in Colombia to rave reviews, this is the first public presentation of the book in the U.S., before its official publication here.

O’Brien will be available to sign books following the presentation.

Matthew O'Brien has worked extensively in Colombia as a photographer, teacher, exhibiting artist, and Fulbright Fellow.  He is a UC Berkeley alum.

Matthew O'Brien speaks about his photographic exploration of Colombia at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)Matthew O'Brien speaks about his photographic exploration of Colombia at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)

Matthew O'Brien highlights sections of his book at the Center for Latin American Studies. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)
Matthew O'Brien highlights sections of his book at the Center for Latin American Studies. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)

Matthew O'Brien answers question from the audience. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)
Matthew O'Brien answers question from the audience. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)

Matthew O'Brien and audience members converse after the presentation. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)
Matthew O'Brien and audience members converse after the presentation. (Photo by Andrea Flores.)