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/

Upcoming Events

Phantoms in the Dirt

Phantoms in the Dirt

Phantoms in the Dirt

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The sixteen artists in this exhibition present an array of physical remnants and enigmatic traces, ranging from cryptic objects to the marks of human activity ...

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Exhibition Opening Reception: Phantoms in the Dirt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Phantoms in the Dirt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Phantoms in the Dirt

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Please join us for an opening reception for the Phantoms in the Dirt exhibition. Several of the exhibiting artists will be present to informally ...

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Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Library

This exhibition presents the arresting South Side Series created in the mid-1970s by American photographer Michael L. Abramson (1948-2011). A diverse selection of original ...

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Artist Discussion with Anya Gallaccio, Jay Heikes and Adam Schreiber

Artist Discussion with Anya Gallaccio, Jay Heikes and Adam Schreiber

Artist Discussion with Anya Gallaccio, Jay Heikes and Adam Schreiber

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Moderated by Karsten Lund Each of the artists will discuss his or her work and their investigations of the material world through photography or sculpture. ...

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Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night - Exhibition Reception

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night - Exhibition Reception

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night - Exhibition Reception

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for a reception in honor of the Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night exhibition. ...

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Phantoms in the Dirt: Curator's Tour

Phantoms in the Dirt: Curator's Tour

Phantoms in the Dirt: Curator's Tour

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Guest curator Karsten Lund will lead a tour of the Phantoms in the Dirt exhibition. Presented in conjunction with Filter Photo Festival. Photo © ...

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Video Playlist Programmed by Karthik Pandian

Video Playlist Programmed by Karthik Pandian

Video Playlist Programmed by Karthik Pandian

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings guest programmed by artists whose work engages with topics connected to MoCP exhibitions. Karthik ...

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Past Events

FIRST LOOK: MoCP Fine Print Release Party

FIRST LOOK: MoCP Fine Print Release Party

FIRST LOOK: MoCP Fine Print Release Party

Untitled

Untitled 111 W Kinzie St (plentiful parking is available at area garages) 5:30 – 7:30PM Casual Chic $40; tickets available at the door You are invited to a party ...

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Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Film Screening, Conversation and Book Signing - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Stage Two

Film Screening and Conversation 6 pm Stage Two 618 S. Michigan Ave., Second Floor Reception and Book signing 7pm Museum Dyanna Taylor, granddaughter of iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange, will screen ...

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Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood aims to challenge long-held stereotypes and sentimental views of motherhood by addressing issues such as gender roles, domesticity, the ...

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