Lectures in Photography & co-presentation with the MoCP : Susan Bright

Alexandroff Campus Center, 600 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605

Lectures in Photography & co-presentation with the MoCP : Susan Bright

Susan Bright is a British curator and writer based in Manhattan. Her curatorial practice operates across the registers of exhibition making, writing, public speaking, and teaching. She strives to engage across different methodologies and scales of working, taking in projects in national museums, non-profit medium scale galleries, publications, and formal education. Particular research interests include contemporary portraiture specializing in the representation of mothers across fine art and the media. She was formally a curator at the National Portrait Gallery and Acting Director for the MA Photography at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London. Recent exhibitions include: Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood (The Photographers' Gallery/Foundling Museum, London and MoCP, Chicago); Something Out Of Nothing (Fotogalleriet, Oslo); 1+1=3 Contemporary British Portraiture (Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney); How We Are: Photographing Britain (co-curated with Val Williams, Tate Britain) and Face of Fashion at the National Portrait Gallery, London. She is author of Art Photography Now and Auto Focus-The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography, both published by Thames and Hudson. She is currently pursuing a Curatorial PhD through Goldsmiths College, University of London. Official webpage http://susanbright.net/

 

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Upcoming Events

MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Museum of Contemporary Photography turns 40 in 2016, so of course a celebratory exhibition is in order. Ours, MoCP at 40, showcases contemporary photographic ...

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Lecture in Photography: Zanele Muholi

Lecture in Photography: Zanele Muholi

Lecture in Photography: Zanele Muholi

Stage Two

Zanele Muholi is a photographer and visual activist whose work creates a record of black lesbian and transgender communities in Johannesburg, South Africa. Muholi ...

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DARKROOM 2016

DARKROOM 2016

DARKROOM 2016

Morgan Manufacturing

DARKROOM 2016 Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N Morgan St Creative Cocktail Attire Co-Chairs: Veronique Bushala, Sandro Miller, and Jessica Nielsen 5:00 – 6:30PM VIP Reception featuring Curator's Auction Tour and Conversation ...

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Symposium: The Unstable Image

Symposium: The Unstable Image

Symposium: The Unstable Image

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The fading image: Binh Danh, Sylvie Pénichon, and Nadine Wietlisbach Museums work to preserve photographs because they are cultural artifacts, but they are also ...

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Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 S. Michigan

Since 1991, Mark Sealy has served as director of Autograph ABP, the Association of Black Photographers, based in Shoreditch, London. He has written for a ...

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Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

Stage Two

Nadav Kander travels the globe, documenting sites of environmental degradation and places of mass development. A master at making the bleak sublime, he produces photographs ...

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Past Events

Opening Reception: MoCP at 40

Opening Reception: MoCP at 40

Opening Reception: MoCP at 40

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for an opening reception in honor of our newest exhibition, MoCP at 40. Commemorating the MoCP’s 40th anniversary, this exhibition will highlight a ...

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MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Museum of Contemporary Photography turns 40 in 2016, so of course a celebratory exhibition is in order. Ours, MoCP at 40, showcases contemporary photographic ...

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Lecture in Photography: Christian Boltanski

Lecture in Photography: Christian Boltanski

Lecture in Photography: Christian Boltanski

The Art Institute of Chicago - Rubloff Auditorium

Christian Boltanski is one of France’s foremost artists whose installations challenge basic assumptions of what constitutes an artwork. Since the 1960s, he has worked with ...

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Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument

Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument

Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Monuments are deliberate gestures—objects or structures created to commemorate an event, person or era. Their meaning is usually imposed, and they often serve as focal ...

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