Print Viewing: Found Photography

MoCP

Print Viewing: Found Photography

MoCP Curatorial Fellow Sophie Haslinger will lead a guided viewing of original works from the MoCP’s permanent collection selected for their incorporation of found imagery.  Some artists have become collectors, turning to the waves of images that have already been put out in the world and remixing them into new works of art. This print viewing will look at a selection of works incorporating different kinds of found photography – from vernacular imagery, to images found on the internet and Google Street View – and examine how found images are used as an artistic practice. This session will feature works by artists including Martha Rosler, Curtis Mann, Doug Rickard , Daniel Gordon, Simon Menner, and Penelope Umbrico.

Upcoming Events

Conversation with the Artists

Conversation with the Artists

Conversation with the Artists Thursday, February 4, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Join the exhibition curators and artists online to critically explore questions posed by ...

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A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross

A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross

A Photo History of Reproductive Justice: Special Presentation by Loretta J. Ross Wednesday, February 10, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Join Loretta J. Ross, ...

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Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop

Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop

Reproductive: Teen Education Workshop February 18, 7 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here What does "reproductive" even mean? Join Chicago Women's Health Center (CWHC) for a feminist ...

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Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant

Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant

Lecture in Photography: Carmen Winant Wednesday, February 24, 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here Carmen Winant is an artist and writer based in Columbus, Ohio whose ...

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Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health

Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health

Panel: Destigmatizing Reproductive Health Wednesday, March 10, 7 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register here This panel will address historical and contemporary misconceptions of the female body. Panelists ...

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Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz

Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz

Lecture in Photography: Candice Breitz Wednesday, March 24, noon CST live, rebroadcast at 6 p.m. CST Presented virtually on Zoom Register for live session here / Register for ...

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Past Events

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Photos at Zoom: The Maternal Image

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/500553090 In anticipation of the upcoming MoCP exhibition, Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency, this Photos at Zoom session, led by Curatorial Assistant, Emilie Plunkett, ...

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Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Behind the Lens: Hyers + Mebane

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/496992202 Martin Hyers and William Mebane use photography to interrogate contemporary material culture and the sentimentalities people can attach to particular objects. Based ...

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Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Photos at Zoom: Finding Joy in Community

Watch video: https://vimeo.com/491768130 PowerPoint: https://www.mocp.org/exhibitions/2020/10/joy-in-community.pdf In this session, MoCP’s curatorial assistant Sylvie Harris will discuss themes of finding joy in public spaces and community gatherings. Many of ...

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Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Photos at Zoom: Politics and Protest

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/489486599 Join us for the return of Photos at Zoom! The museum is closed again but we look forward to gathering virtually to ...

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Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Lecture in Photography: Mimi Plumb

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/486910152 Since the 1970s, Plumb has explored subjects ranging from her suburban roots to the United Farm Workers movement. Her first book, Landfall, ...

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