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

Viviane Sassen: UMBRA

Viviane Sassen: UMBRA

Viviane Sassen: UMBRA

Museum of Contemporary Photography

UMBRA is an exhibition consisting of photography and multimedia works by acclaimed fashion photographer Viviane Sassen (Dutch, b. 1972). The work in UMBRA, which means ...

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Opening Reception - Viviane Sasssen: UMBRA

Opening Reception - Viviane Sasssen: UMBRA

Opening Reception - Viviane Sasssen: UMBRA

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for an opening reception for Viviane Sassen: UMBRA. Image credit: Viviane Sassen, Black hole #01, 2014 ...

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Past Events

Nollywood Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Nollywood Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Nollywood Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join exhibiting artist Iké Udé, Nigerian film scholar and author of Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Jonathan Haynes, fashion expert and author Michaela Angela ...

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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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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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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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