East Campus Mall exhibit forces students to confront human trafficking

Students would not expect to see strikingly symbolic photographs and stories recounting experiences of trafficking victims while walking across East Campus Mall on a normal afternoon.

But this forced encounter is exactly what photographer Kay Chernush’s latest exhibit, Bought and Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking, sets out to accomplish.

The exhibit, hosted outside Chazen Museum of Art’s doors attracts pedestrians with its images that from a distance seem like they could be part of any art exhibition. They are diverse, both in content and colors.

One features a woman’s face surrounded by colorful superpositions, another a doll submerged in a tub of water with unidentifiable red objects.

To read more: https://badgerherald.com/artsetc/2016/04/05/east-campus-mall-exhibit-forces-students-to-confront-human-trafficking/