September 20 | 5:30pm - Artist Talk; 7:00 - Reception
Join us as we mark the opening of Making Space: Leeway @ 25, an exhibition celebrating Leeway Foundation’s twenty-five years of supporting artists, cultural producers and organizers in Philadelphia and beyond. The evening will kick off with Michelle Coffey in conversation with Zanele Muholi and local artists from the Women’s Mobile Museum, followed immediately by the exhibition’s opening reception.
Moore’s Socially-Engaged Art MA/MFA program has worked with Leeway and the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) to present this dialogue with acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi, who has developed a new project with PPAC and 10 local artists that make up The Women’s Mobile Museum.
This event is free and open to the public—registration is preferred but not required. Please RSVP at leewayat25opening.eventbrite.com.
Muholi is a South African visual activist and photographer. In 2002 co-founded the Forum for Empowerment of Women (FEW) and in 2009 founded Inkanyiso (www.inkanyiso.org), a forum for queer and visual (activists) media.
In 2003 Muholi studied Advanced Photography at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown, Johannesburg. In 2009 completed an MFA: Documentary Media at Ryerson University, Toronto. Muholi is also an Honorary Professor at the University of the Arts/Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany and has won numerous awards including Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from France Embassy (2017); the ICP Infinity Award for Documentary and Photojournalism (2016); Africa’S Out! Courage and Creativity Award (2016); the Outstanding International Alumni Award from Ryerson University (2016). Muholi’s self-proclaimed mission is ‘to re-write a black queer and trans visual history of South Africa for the world to know of our resistance and existence at the height of hate crimes in SA and beyond’. Muholi’s community work includes training and co-facilitating photography workshops for women in townships and beyond.
Some exhibitions include: Somnyama Ngonyama at Autograph ABP, London (2017/8 traveling show); Performa, NYC (2017); Zanele Muholi Homecoming: Durban Art Gallery (2017); Faces and Phases 11at Market Workshop, Johannesburg (2017); Systematically Personae at the FotoFocus Biennal, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (2016). Faces and Phases series shown at the South African Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, Italy (2013); dOCUMENTA 13, Germany (2012).
Muholi’s publications are Somnyama Ngonyama (Aperture 2018); Faces and Phases 2006-14 (Steidl/The Walther Collection). Zanele Muholi: African Women Photographers #1 (Casa Africa and La Fábrica, 2011); Faces and Phases (Prestel, 2010); and Only half the Picture (Stevenson, 2006).
For additional information, link here.
The Woven Tale Press is hosting a 2018 fine art photography competition, with Lauren Shaw as judge, co-founder of New England Women in Photography and associate professor at Emerson College, where she has been teaching photography for 36 years.
WTP Fine Art Photography Competition: cash prizes, and first place award, one week retreat to the Legendary Hampton, NY, destination to artists from around the world; home to the Pollack-Krasner House, Parrish Art Museum, contemporary art galleries; accommodations for two in spacious residence, within walking distance to train, ocean beach and town; full amenities; flexible bookings. Submissions open July 15, 2018.
For more information go to https://www.thewoventalepress.net/wtp-literary-art-competitions/
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is proud to invite you to enter our juried photography show, “Hidden Nature: Finding Beauty in the Streets of Philadelphia,” in our outdoor gallery along Pine Street in October 2018. Selected work will be enlarged to 24” x 24” in size, printed on a durable material, and mounted to a brick wall along Pine Street, viewable to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The exhibit will run from Sunday, October 7 through November 18, 2018. Both novice and experience photographers are encouraged to enter.
Please read the Exhibit Guidelines before submitting your photo.
For more information, link to: https://www.stpetersphila.org/hidden-nature-photography-exhibit/
Tyler MFA alumnus has an exhibition of his photographic work of Tokyo. It includes a terrific arrangement of architectural models, animations, drawings, videos and rare books and prints in the exhibit Critical Abstractions - Modern Architecture in Japan 1868-2018 curated by Ariel Genadt, PhD.
The opening reception will be held on Thursday Aug. 30th, 5:00-7:00pm, at the Kroiz Gallery, located at the lower level of Fisher Fine Arts Library, 210 S. 34th St. Philadelphia.
The exhibition will run till Sept.24th, it is free and open to the public. For details, link here.
A couple of photo classes are still open for the fall! Take a look at the following to see if there’s something that sparks your interest. If you’ve had any basic photography course, you should have the necessary pre-requisites. Both satisfy the electives requirement for the Photography major. For questions, please email the course instructor or email@example.com.
Act fast, before the last few spots are gone!
GAD/PHOT 3421/8201 - CRN # 38778
Digital Projects: Moving Image
Expand and enhance your practice with the moving image. Explore the technical and conceptual possibilities of time-based media through digital video, motion graphics, and sound.
Equipment requirements: a device that records full HD video (720p, 1080p, or 4K)
Prerequisite: GAD 2461 or instructor permission - open to ALL majors
Fall 2018 Schedule: M & W 5:30 - 8:00 PM
GAD 3400 (CRN# 33887) / PHOT 3400 (CRN # 38941) / VS 3863 (CRN# 38846)
Hybrid Imaging Workshop
This course explores special topics in photographic and imaging practices including new and emerging methods of research and production. Special topics courses can include lectures, demonstrations, readings, and student presentations in support of field and studio research. Both individual and collaborative practices may be addressed.
Fall 2018 Schedule: M & W 2:40 - 5:10
Instructor: Mark Winicov, firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenting the American Photography Open 2018. A new competition to celebrate the best pictures submitted by photo enthusiasts, taken with any device.
For over 30 years American Photography has been holding a juried competition for pro photographers. Now with the proliferation of so much great photography taken by everyone we are introducing a new competition for photo enthusiasts at all levels.
Our judges will include members of the Pro Photo Daily staff, Julia Sabot from Blink, Alison Zavos Editor of Feature Shoot, Reuel Golden Editor at Taschen, Marc Asnin from Boulevard Artists, a Tamron Image Master and they, along with the community who register, will award prizes for the best images submitted in 2018.
Final Deadline August 24, 2018 ENTER HERE
A Short List will be announced in September and a Community Voting Gallery will be available for voting.
In October ten finalists will be announced who will receive prizes including selected products/ services from our partners, an exhibit of their prints and recognition at our awards event at Photo Plus in New York City and a chance to participate in a Photo Walk conducted by one of the Tamron Image Masters during the show. SEE MORE PRIZE INFO HERE
The Grand Prize of $5000, a Tamron 24-70 G2 lens (value $1200) plus additional prizes from our partners, will be announced along with the Community Voting Award winner at an event at Photo Plus on Thursday Oct. 25th. 2018.
The entire 2018 short list collection will be featured in a book that will be available to download for free or purchase as a hard copy.
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This Monday, May 7, from 12:30 - 2, the graduate students enrolled in Photo Graduate Projects will give brief, 10 minute artist talks. You'll have a chance to hear the very latest from:
Dilmar Mauricio Gamero Santos
The event is open to all and will take place in the Photo Area Lighting Studio. We hope you will join us. Pizza will be provided.