Thursday, April 4
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
ARTIST TALK: DAWOUD BEY
With Corey Keller, Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Dawoud Bey is an American photographer acclaimed for his powerful portraits of underrepresented or even unseen subjects and landscapes that meditate on African-American experience. The recipient of numerous awards, Bey was honored in 2018 with a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. A major survey exhibition of his work, Dawoud Bey: An American Project, is being co-organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, opening in 2020.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
THE QUEER TRAJECTORY, PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE STONEWALL
Chris Boot, Executive Director, Aperture, with Sophie Hackett, Curator of Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario; Matthew Leifheit, Artist and Editor of MATTE Magazine; and Antwaun Sargent, Writer and Critic
Photography and the evolution of LGBTQ art and identities, 50 years since Stonewall. Three curatorial and editorial influencers, who are contributing to Aperture publishing programs, will present photographic works they are engaged with that speak to this story, followed by a discussion.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CURATOR TALK: SARAH GREENOUGH
Senior Curator, Head of the Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Building a personal collection of photographs can be a thrilling experience. But when Sarah Greenough was given the project of forming a collection for the National Gallery of Art, the mission took on greater proportions. See what made the cut and why.