Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Paul Strand in Mexico Symposium 10/15-16/10

Here is some great activities courtesy of Aperture Foundation and the work of the great photographer Paul Strand for this coming weekend for... you!. They are also free!

The long awaited publication of Paul Strand in Mexico brings together photographs and documents never before published from a pivotal time is this seminal artist’s career. On the occasion of the release of this comprehensive volume and exhibition on view now, Aperture in association with The John B. Hurford ‘60 Humanities Center at Haverford College has organized a two day symposium curated by scholar James Krippner, to take place at Aperture along with screenings of Strand’s films Manhatta & Redes taking place at the Cantor Film Center, NYU. This series of panels features prominent scholars and practitioners from the field discussing art historical context for this body of work by Strand from a number of perspectives. Join for any or all of the following discussions and events:
Friday, October 15
2:00 PM -
 Introduction by James Krippner
3:00 PM - Photographs as Historical Sources
Linda Gordon + John Mraz
4:30 PM - Strand, Mexico and Modernist Photography
Ester Gabara + Fred Ritchin
7:00 PM - Screening of Paul Strand’s Manhatta & Redes at the Cantor Film Center, NYU
Saturday, October 16th
2:00 PM - 
Photography in Mexico and United States Southwest
Anne Hammond + Leonard Folgarait
3:30 PM -Strand in the History of Photography
Mike Weaver + William Williams
5:00 PM - Final remarks by James Krippner
Aperture Foundation
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, New York
Cantor Film Center, NYU
36 East 8th Street
New York, New York
All events are FREE and open to the public.

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