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Symposium: Handmade photography in the digital age

April 25, 2010
9:30 amto3:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend “Handmade Photography in the Digital Age,” to be held at Simmons College on Sunday, April 25, 2010.

Schedule:
9:30am – 10am – Registration and Networking
10am – 1pm – Speakers and Panel Discussion
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Lunch & informal sharing of work
We will have several tables set up for attendees to share their work. Please bring one or two pieces.
2:00pm – 4:00pm – Trustman Art Gallery to view Going
Forward, Looking Back, Practicing Historic Processes in the 21st Century

Speakers:
Karen Haas, curator of the MFA’s Lane Collection, curated “The Crafted Image: 19th-Century Techniques in Contemporary Photography” at the BU Art Gallery (2001)
France Scully Osterman, artist and educator, www.collodion.org
Jo Sandman, artist, http://www.gallerykayafas.com
Laura Blacklow, artist and educator, author of New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step by Step Manual for Alternative Techniques, www.lblacklow.com
Jesseca Ferguson, artist and educator, www.museumofmemory.com

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included
Registration Fee – $35 or $15 with a copy of your student ID

RSVP required with payment by Monday, April 19 — checks payable to “Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change”. Mail to Diane Hammer, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. Email diane.hammer@simmons.edu for more information and future events.
Free on-street parking and the Simmons Garage is $6 with a validation ticket, available at the event.
Simmons is within walking distance of the Green and Orange lines.

Hosted by New England Women in Photography, this event features five women (one curator, four artists) who will comment on the contemporary usage of 19th century photographic processes by 21st century artists. “Handmade Photography” is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Going Forward, Looking back – Practicing Historic Processes in the 21st Century, on view in the Trustman Gallery at Simmons from April 20 -May 28, 2010.