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

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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 Museum Council Fall Social

MoCP Museum Council Fall Social

MoCP Museum Council Fall Social

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us on Wednesday, October 5 to learn more about the MoCP Museum Council while enjoying complimentary wine and appetizers. Mingle with MoCP staff, Museum ...

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Excursion: The Black Snake Tour of Aurora

 Excursion: The Black Snake Tour of Aurora

Excursion: The Black Snake Tour of Aurora

METRA Aurora Station

The Black Snake Tour of Aurora: Petrocapitalism and Resistance in the Global Suburb How is Aurora connected with Indigenous struggles against the Dakota Access Pipeline, the ...

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Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Starting in the early 1990s, Nollywood has quickly gained worldwide relevance as the world’s second most prolific film industry (almost 2,000 titles released annually) ahead ...

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Opening Reception - Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Opening Reception - Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Opening Reception - Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for an opening reception for Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty. Image credit: Iké Udé, Linda Ejiofor, 2014-2016 ...

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Lecture in Photography: Iké Udé

Lecture in Photography: Iké Udé

Lecture in Photography: Iké Udé

Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 S. Michigan

Join us for a lecture from Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty exhibiting artist, Iké Udé. Lectures in Photography are co-presented by the MoCP and the Department ...

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Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The WAC Crawl is a multidisciplinary art walk uniting the college with our South Loop neighbors. This open house event gives MoCP a chance to ...

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Past Events

Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy Symposium

Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy Symposium

Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy Symposium

Stage Two

This full day event will feature exhibiting artists, activists and scholars who are engaged around the relationship between the expanding petcoke industry and its effect ...

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Lecture in Photography: Martha Rosler

Lecture in Photography: Martha Rosler

Lecture in Photography: Martha Rosler

Ferguson Lecture Hall

Martha Rosler creates incisive social and political analyses of the myths and realities of contemporary culture. Her work explores issues from daily life and the ...

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Workshop - Seeing Dust: DIY Particle Sensor

Workshop - Seeing Dust: DIY Particle Sensor

Workshop - Seeing Dust: DIY Particle Sensor

Skyart

Exhibiting artists Marissa Lee Benedict and David Rueter will lead this workshop, in which participants will learn about particulate matter air pollution and build their ...

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Workshop and Discussion: Mapping Petroleum Lives

Workshop and Discussion: Mapping Petroleum Lives

Workshop and Discussion: Mapping Petroleum Lives

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Led by exhibiting artist Rozalinda Borcilă, this mapping-from-below workshop uses prompts and facilitated exercises to develop a discussion of the various ways petroleum shapes our ...

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