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Jun
18
5:00 PM17:00

Artist Talk: CHRISTOPHER MORRIS

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.

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Artist Talk: SHEILA PREE BRIGHT
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: SHEILA PREE BRIGHT

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. 

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Artist Talk: DOUG DUBOIS
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: DOUG DUBOIS

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. 

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Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: JOE RIIS

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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. 

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Artist Talk: MARY F. CALVERT
Jun
17
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: MARY F. CALVERT

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. 


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Artist Talk: OLIVIA BEE
Jun
17
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: OLIVIA BEE

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

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Artist Talk: BINH DANH
Jun
17
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk: BINH DANH

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

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Artist Talk: FRANS LANTING
Jun
15
7:30 PM19:30

Artist Talk: FRANS LANTING

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.

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