Speaking of Photography
This speaker series (SoP) is your chance to learn about contemporary issues of photography through topical gallery discussions, films, and workshops. Members enjoy networking, developing new skills and sharing ideas.
Join Atlanta Photography Group (APG) and SCAD/Atlanta for a special presentation by multidisciplinary artist Le’Andra LeSeur. LeSeur will give a brief introduction into her artistic journey and practice, to be followed by a screening of her project brown, carmine, and blue, which received the prestigious Juried Grand Prize at Artprize 10 in Grand Rapids, MI.
Endia Beal is a North Carolina based artist, educator and activist, who is internationally known for her photographic narratives and video testimonies that examine the personal, yet contemporary stories of minority women working within the corporate space.
Athens, GA photographer Carl Martin will lead us on a journey chronicling his 25 year photographic practice, and give us a preview of his highly anticipated monograph, Carl Martin: The Book, to be published by Fall Line Press later this year.
Please join APG and the Center for Civil and Human Rights for I Am A Man: Photography and Activism in the Post-Civil Rights Era featuring artist and activist Joshua Rashaad McFadden. This event commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's assassination, and revisits the role of photography and visual culture in the civil rights movement.
Back by popular demand, APG welcomes Julie Brook Alexander to uncover the mysteries behind her reverberating images that captivated many viewers during our 2017 Director’s Cut exhibition.
APG invites you to participate in a discussion with Ervin Johnson, assisted by Atlanta gallerist Arnika Dawkins, about technical aspects of his work, his creative process, the role of art in social change, and how his projects evolved in reaction to contemporary events.
APG has partnered with MOCA GA to host a panel discussion featuring six APG members in the Edge to Edge exhibition curated by Chip Simone.
Kathryn Kolb leads an eye-and-mind-bending venture into how structure and composition works in photographs or any two dimensional art.
Andrew Thomas Lee has worked with restaurants, chefs, architects, and designers all over the country, as well as publications like Esquire, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, People magazine, Atlanta magazine, Garden & Gun, and The Wall Street Journal.
Tony Casadonte of Lumiere Gallery will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary Berenice Abbott: A View of the 20th Century and show prints by Abbott from Lumiere's collection.
Jennifer Schwartz is the creator/director of Crusade for Art, a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage new audiences with art. She is also the co-creator of Flash Powder Projects, a photographer-focused, collaborative venture and publishing company.
Andrew Feiler is a fifth-generation Georgian. Having grown up Jewish in Savannah, he and his art have been shaped by the rich complexities of the American South and of being a minority in the South: history and culture, geography and race, tradition and conflict, injustice and progress.
Artist Bill Yates will present work from his highly acclaimed project Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink and other work for a very special Speaking of Photography. The evening will begin with a wine and cheese reception in the gallery at 6:30pm and his presentation will begin at 7:30pm in The Atrium.
Christina Price Washington holds a Master of Fine Arts as well as Art History from Georgia State University and was a Rising Movers & Shakers of the Georgia Arts Scene 2011 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Nancy Floyd has been an exhibiting artist for thirty years in numerous venues including Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA; Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; White Columns, New York, NY; and California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA.
Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier will be speaking at APG about her current project, The Other Side of Far Zora Neale Hurston’s Eatonville.
Marni Shindelman is the new chair of photography at UGA. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University (Oxford, OH). University of Georgia. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University (Oxford, OH). She will be speaking about her collaborative practice with Nate Larson investigating the data tracks we amass through networked communication.
Jan Kapoor will present a brief history of the pinhole phenomenon, the basic principles of image formation, and a survey of her own work with pinhole photography. She will also bring a selection of her pinhole cameras, books, and examples of pinhole images from her collection made by other photographers.
Since 1980 Susan Todd-Raque has been providing art advisory services for private collectors, corporations and artists. Specializing in vintage 20th century photography and work by selected contemporary photographers, she brings a wealth of knowledge from over 20 years as an independent curator, educator, appraiser and writer on the photographic arts.
John Dean will lead a discussion on how digital cameras, digital printmaking, video, and the web expanded and influenced picture-making trends over the last 25 years.