Vera Hoar’s photos from Artists Without Walls’ “Rise Up Singing,” which was presented by Lehman College: The City and Humanities Program and the CUNY Institute for Irish American Studies, in conjunction with the Irish and African American communities of Lehman College on May 1, 2014. The show is a multimedia presentation, which explores the problems confronted by women and children in the workforce, past and present, through the use of song, live theater and film.
Jack O’Connell as photographer Louis Hine
Diana Jones, Annette Homann and Noah Hoffeld
Erin Layton at the Magdalene Laundry
Julio Santillan and Sofia Tosello performing “Brown Eyed Children of the Sun”
Cast of Rise Up Singing
Poster for “Rise Up Singing”