#WeekendBreak Join Tina Campt and Brian Wallis for a conversation on methodologies and critical frameworks for vernacular photography, as they discuss Campt’s recent book, Listening to Images (2017), and The Shadow Archive (2017-18), Wallis’ first exhibition in a multi-year series entitled “Imagining Everyday Life: Aspects of Vernacular Photography” at The Walther Collection.
#TinaCampt is Claire Tow and Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Africana and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women at Barnard College-Columbia University. She is the author of three books: Listening to Images (2017), Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe (2012), and Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in the Third Reich (2004).
#BrianWallis is Curator for the #WaltherCollection, New York / Neu-Ulm, and was formerly Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the International Center of Photography, New York. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Order of Things (2015), Weegee: Murder is My Business (2012), and Miroslav Tichy (2010). He is currently organizing a series of exhibitions focused on vernacular photography.
Image Credit: Santu Mofokeng, The Black Photo Album/Look At Me: 1890-1950 (detail), 1997 Courtesy The Walther Collection.
When: Saturday, March 3 at 2pm
Venue: The Walther Collection Project Space, 526 West 26th Street, Suite 718 New York, NY 10001
Getting there: Flights from London to New York vary but check #VirginAtlantic or #AmericanAirlines. Prices start from around £369 on Virgin Atlantic
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This event is free and open to the public.