SYRIA BEFORE THE STORM: ED KASHI, DON BELT & JULIE WINOKUR
Jun
19
4:00 pm16:00

SYRIA BEFORE THE STORM: ED KASHI, DON BELT & JULIE WINOKUR

  • Old Metropolitan Hall

On assignment for National Geographic Magazine, photojournalist Ed Kashi and staff writer Don Belt visited Syria many times over the past two decades, reporting on subjects ranging from water scarcity and geopolitical conflict to Syria's embattled Arab Christians. They will share their joint experiences and Ed’s images, along with a screening of co-producers Julie Winokur and Ed Kashi’s award winning film Syria's Lost Generation (2014), a short documentary that provides an intensely personal account of two Syrian teenagers living unsettled lives as refugees.  Discussion to follow.

 

FAMILY PHOTO DAY
Jun
19
11:00 am11:00

FAMILY PHOTO DAY

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

On Sunday June 19th, join us for LOOK3’s inaugural Family Photo Day! Have your family portrait made (you leave with a print) as well as partake in photography-related activities for children.

 

PHOTOWALKS
Jun
19
8:30 am08:30

PHOTOWALKS

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Each morning, members of our community can come to the Jefferson School to check out new cameras and join with a group to head to the streets with a photographer and technician.

 

Jun
18
5:00 pm17:00

Artist Talk: CHRISTOPHER MORRIS

  • The Paramount Theater

Christopher Morris began his career as a documentary conflict photographer working almost exclusively for TIME Magazine more than 25 years ago. Since then, he has been credited with redefining political coverage in America during his years covering the White House (from 2000 until 2009), and has expanded his portfolio to include work from the world of fashion.

POP-UP BOOK FAIR
Jun
18
2:00 pm14:00

POP-UP BOOK FAIR

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

For the first time at LOOK3 we offer an opportunity for participants to bring, share and sell their recent self-published or published titles at the Jefferson School.  Space is limited; reservations required. All aspect of sales are the responsibility of participants.   
Space is limited. Filled on a first come, first serve basis. 

RESERVE A SPACE

Artist Talk: SHEILA PREE BRIGHT
Jun
18
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: SHEILA PREE BRIGHT

  • The Paramount Theater

In 2013 while photographing under-recognized living leaders of the Civil Rights movement, SHEILA PREE BRIGHT made a connection between young social activists taking a stand against the same struggles their parents and grandparent endured during the 1960’s. Her project 1960Now reflects on the similarities between then and now. 

Artist Talk: DOUG DUBOIS
Jun
18
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: DOUG DUBOIS

  • The Paramount Theater

Doug DuBois’ project, My Last Day At Seventeen captures the bravado and adventure of childhood with an eye towards its fragility and inevitable loss. Made over a five year period in the town of Cobh, County Cork in Ireland, the photographs are faithful depictions of adolescent experience, during the a time of economic uncertainty and the anxious countenance of Irish youth. 

Jun
18
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: JOE RIIS

  • The Paramount Theater 215 E Main St Charlottesville, VA 22902

Joe Riis' decade long project Yellowstone Migrations took him from being a field biologist to a wildlife photojournalist, during which he documented in photographs for the first time the long distance migrations of the hooved animals in the Yellowstone region. His work is currently featured in the May 2016 edition of National Geographic Magazine. 

PHOTOWALKS
Jun
18
8:30 am08:30

PHOTOWALKS

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Each morning, members of our community can come to the Jefferson School to check out new cameras and join with a group to head to the streets with a photographer and technician.

 

EVENING PROJECTIONS: TIME MAGAZINE AT SPRINT PAVILION
Jun
17
9:00 pm21:00

EVENING PROJECTIONS: TIME MAGAZINE AT SPRINT PAVILION

  • Sprint Pavilion

A celebrated outdoor projection event in the heart of the LOOK3 Festival, on the historic Downtown Mall of Charlottesville. This year’s Friday Evening Projection will offer a diverse range of images curated by the photography editors at TIME Magazine. Bring your friends and family and join us for a great evening of photography!


Free and open to all.

Artist Talk: GRACIELA ITURBIDE
Jun
17
5:00 pm17:00

Artist Talk: GRACIELA ITURBIDE

  • The Paramount Theater

Graciela Iturbide. One of the premier artists of Latin America, Graciela Iturbide makes a rare public appearance at LOOK3. Join us for this special evening in her native Spanish language (translation to English provided.) Book signing to follow

PHOTOWALKS
Jun
17
2:00 pm14:00

PHOTOWALKS

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Leica Photowalk with Featured Artist Ruddy Roye, including a Canon and Fujifilm camera 'clean and check' service, Leica camera loans and more!

 

Artist Talk: MARY F. CALVERT
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: MARY F. CALVERT

  • The Paramount Theater

Mary F. Calvert is an independent photojournalist committed to using photography to affect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on under-reported and neglected gender based, human rights issues. She believes that journalists have a duty to shine a light into the deepest recesses of the human experience and provide a mirror for society to examine itself.

Photo © Joseph M. Eddings Jr. 


Artist Talk: OLIVIA BEE
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: OLIVIA BEE

  • The Paramount Theater

Olivia Bee established her career through sharing her photographs of youth culture on social media. Bee’s work is largely focused on her own life and that of her friends.  Her first monograph, Olivia Bee: Kids in Love will be published by Aperture this spring. At age 22 she is the youngest artist to be on the LOOK3 stage. 

Photo © Lou Bedlam

Artist Talk: RUDDY ROYE
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: RUDDY ROYE

  • The Paramount Theater

Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye uses his camera as a tool that allows him to document the world around him as he sees it. The images he produces speak to the human condition, addressing the myriad instances of suffering and injustice that he is witness to that are often overlooked. 

Artist Talk: BINH DANH
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Artist Talk: BINH DANH

  • The Paramount Theater

The images in Binh Danh’s project, Reflections in the National Parks are created as full-plate daguerrotypes, celebrating the Centennial of the Parks while honoring the history of medium of photography and the giants in our field whose images of the natural world helped establish public lands for all to enjoy.

Portrait © Neil Babra

PHOTOWALKS
Jun
17
8:30 am08:30

PHOTOWALKS

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Each morning, members of our community can come to the Jefferson School to check out new cameras and join with a group to head to the streets with a photographer and technician.

 

Artist Talk: NICK BRANDT
Jun
16
7:30 pm19:30

Artist Talk: NICK BRANDT

  • The Paramount Theater

Nick Brandt in conversation with Vicki Goldberg. Nick Brandt has made a commitment to raise awareness about the fragility of wild animals and the destruction of the natural world. His newest work combines both messages in a compelling manner. 

EDU: LOOK3 PITCH
Jun
16
2:00 pm14:00

EDU: LOOK3 PITCH

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

A companion session to ARTISTS: MEET YOUR MARKETS

Apply by May 27th!

To help photographers gain experience speaking with gallerists, editors, curators, art buyers, book publishers, media companies and other professionals, LOOK3 is offering a practicum session as a companion to the June 16th morning class, Artists Meet Your Markets. Those accepted into the LOOK3 Pitch will have an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the morning class and put their new knowledge into practice, engaging in a “pitch” with photo professionals.

Portfolio Sharing
Jun
16
2:00 pm14:00

Portfolio Sharing

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

This companion event to LOOK3 Pitch, held at the Jefferson School at the same time, provides an opportunity for those who did not apply to LOOK3 Pitch or were not assigned a portfolio review with specific industry professionals.

EDU SEMINAR: Artists Meet Your Markets
Jun
16
9:30 am09:30

EDU SEMINAR: Artists Meet Your Markets

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

This half-day seminar + afternoon LOOK3 Pitch offers photographers a window to appreciative audiences in such markets as fine art, editorial, advertising, licensing rights and more.  Observe a live “pitch” of these clients intended to make a strong first impression in a business meeting. Attendees can apply to have a meeting with industry professionals during the afternoon session.

 

Artist Talk: FRANS LANTING
Jun
15
7:30 pm19:30

Artist Talk: FRANS LANTING

  • The Paramount Theater

National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting has a gift for connecting us with the lives of animals and showing us the world through their eyes. Lanting’s mission is to use photography to help create leverage for conservation efforts ranging from local initiatives to global campaigns.

See Frans Lanting’s stunning natural history photographs hanging from the TREES on Charlottesville’s Historic Downtown Mall and then hear him talk about his life and work.

EDU SEMINAR:  CREATIVITY MEETS TECHNOLOGY
Jun
15
9:30 am09:30

EDU SEMINAR: CREATIVITY MEETS TECHNOLOGY

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

This one-day seminar is created to provide a survey of contemporary technology, social media, publishing, sharing and delivery platforms that are essential tools for artists to create, collaborate produce and share their work. Topics include balancing content/audience, generating media opportunities, atypical publishing platforms, impacting change through social media, and measuring audience engagement today.

PDN EMERGING 30 PANEL: STRATEGIES FOR EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS
Jun
14
7:30 pm19:30

PDN EMERGING 30 PANEL: STRATEGIES FOR EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

FREE EVENT: Photographers recently selected for “PDN’s 30 2016: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch” will share the most valuable lessons learned as they were launching their careers, and explain how they got their work noticed and supported.  Moderated by Holly Hughes, Editor, PDN Magazine.

 

COMMUNITY PRINT SHARE
Jun
13
6:30 pm18:30

COMMUNITY PRINT SHARE

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

FREE EVENT: Photographers are invited to showcase five of their finest photographs to display for the Charlottesville community to enjoy. Whether you present your work or just want to spend an evening seeing the work of other local artists - join us for this exciting kick-off to LOOK3 2016!

To present your work, RSVP.