Faces of Conservation: The Maasai Olympics

October 1–October 31, 2020

Photographs by Dale Rio

Event: Photography in Service of Conservation

“Photography in Service of Conservation” with Photographers Dale Rio and Melanie King

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OCTOBER 31, 2020 4:00pm EST –
A live and virtual panel discussion with Dale Rio and Melanie King of London Alt Photo Collective

Faces of Conservation: Maasai Olympics is an exhibition of Dale Rio’s portraits of Rangers and Olympic participants in Kenya, Africa as they establish a reformation of their ancestral right of passage the Maasai Olympics. The conservation group The Big Life Foundation has worked with local Kenyans to reform their ancestral practices to ones of animal conservation. Dale Rio’s analog photographs are beautiful portraits of the participants and rangers in the Maasai Olympics as the competitive sport was reformed to revitalize the lion population and local ecosystem through The Big Life Foundation. Dale will be exhibiting her one of kind silver gelatin prints. For every print sold a third of its profits will be donated to The Big Life Foundation in support of animal and environmental conservation.

Take the Virtual Guided Tour narrated by Dale!