Teresa Tamura will present from her new book which documents the Minidoka internment camp in Jerome County, Idaho, and its survivors, who were displaced from their homes in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and California. She also documents many artifacts that were made or found there. Her book comprises 180 black-and-white photographs supplemented by essays and interviews.
Tamura is a third generation Japanese American photographer and photojournalist, born and raised in Nampa, Idaho. She received a BA in journalism from Idaho State University and an MFA in photography from the University of Washington. She taught photojournalism at the University of Montana from 2002 to 2007.