Symposium: F295 Symposium: Further Explorations on the Idea of a 21st Century Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

The 2011 F295 Symposium: Further Explorations on the Idea of a 21st Century Photography, will be held in Pittsburgh PA USA from June 2-5, 2011. The opening reception, lectures, and round-table discussion are held in association with the Center for Arts in Society at Carnegie Mellon University and the workshops are held in association with Pittsburgh Filmmakers. The event will also feature an industry trade show, portfolio sharing event, 2 free photo walk-abouts, and much more!!

Please join us for the fourth conference, and the 9th F295 gathering (5 seminars), to explore the ideas and practice of 21st Century Photography.

Wednesday June 1, 2011
Symposium kick-off workshop
Matte Albumen with Jill Enfield
Only 4 seats remain!

Thursday June 2, 2011
4-9pm: Symposium Opening Reception
Rangos Ballroom, 2nd Floor University Center, Carnegie Mellon University

The symposium officially begins at 5pm Thursday, June 2 with an industry trade fair, informal work-sharing/portfolio review session, and an artist’ talk. More information soon!

Friday June 3, 2011
9am – 6pm: Lectures and round-table discussion
McConomy Auditorium, 1st Floor University Center, Carnegie Mellon University

We’re excited to have our friends at the Center for the Arts in Society at CMU be our partners for the fourth year and help bring together this day of lectures and discussion!

Speakers include: Stephen Berkman, Gabriel Biderman, Jill Skupin Burkholder, Alida Fish, Rebecca Sexton Larson, Erin Malone, Jessica Somers, Henrieke Strecker, and Brian Taylor, Marydorsey Wanless

In addition, we’ll be introducing several more exciting speakers over the coming days!

Saturday-Sunday June 4-5, 2011
Bromoil with Jill Skupin Burkholder
Daguerreotype with Jerry Spagnoli
Night Photo Walk with Gabriel Biderman*
Palladium Printing with Craig Barber
Photography Walk-About*
Wet Plate Collodion without a Camera with France Scully Osterman

*All of this years workshops save the 2 photo walks are 2 days in duration. All workshops begin promptly at 9am, so please meet at the cafe at Pittsburgh Filmmakers no later than 8:45am. We’ll have a few short announcements and then you’ll get to work!