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Words & Pictures: Sasha Wolf and Malcolm Daniel

Houston Center for Photography’s Words & Pictures Lecture Series is excited to bring together Sasha Wolf, independent curator and lecturer, and Malcolm Daniel, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at Museum of Fine Arts Houston, in a virtual conversation on the topic of her recently-published book, PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice. … Continued

Words & Pictures: Dr. Tanisha Ford

In conjunction with the exhibition, Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism, Houston Center for Photography presents a lecture by Dr. Tanisha C. Ford on the under-recognized photographic work of Harlem-based, Civil Rights activist and photographer, Kwame Brathwaite. Having written extensively about Brathwaite’s work in Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019), Dr. Ford’s expertise … Continued

Inbal Abergil, Next of Kin

As we observe this Memorial Day and commemorate those who have lost their lives in military service, spot is highlighting a selection of images from artist and educator, Inbal Abergil. The works presented in Abergil’s project, Next of Kin, reflect the ways in which Gold Star Families grieve the loss of their loved ones killed in … Continued

Creating a Paper Doll from Found Photographs

Inspired by our current exhibition, Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism, follow Community Education Manager, Natalie Rodgers, as she guides you on how to easily create a paper doll using found photographs and other materials you may have around the home. Use your paper doll to experiment with fashion and to consider how both … Continued

Virtual Exhibition Tour of Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism

In conjunction with the exhibition, Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism, join Executive Director and Curator, Ashlyn Davis, on a virtual tour of the gallery space as she discusses the artists and cultural context of their work. This exhibition opened on March 6, 2020, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was closed to the public … Continued

Words & Pictures: Mike Osborne’s Federal Triangle

Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present an online lecture by Austin-based photographer, Mike Osborne, discussing his recent body of work, Federal Triangle. Titled after a government complex wedged between the Capitol and the White House, Osborne’s work depicts Washington DC as a kind of bureaucratic Bermuda Triangle—an impenetrable place of mystery, danger, and … Continued

Create a Pinhole Camera at Home

Create a pinhole camera at home with our Community Education Manager, Natalie Rodgers, by using common household objects! While Houston Center for Photography typically offers this activity in person during Flash Drive visits to schools and other community organizations, people of all ages can participate from home to understand the basic mechanics of a camera. … Continued

Levy Park Photography Workshop: Xerox Transfer

Houston Center for Photography’s workshop series, offered in partnership with Levy Park Houston, is now online! The first workshop covers the Xerox Transfer technique, which allows you to create multiple prints using Xerox copies of your photos, which can then be incorporated into drawings, paintings, and collages. Thank you to Anne Benedicte Houang for leading the … Continued

Con respecto a fragmentos de lx masculinx | Antonio Pulgarin

“The so-called strength of the blood, to use a popular expression, exists, but it is not a determining factor. Just as the presence of the cultural factor, alone, does not explain everything. In truth, freedom, like a creative deed of human beings, like an adventure, like an experience of risk and creation, has a lot … Continued

Monsanto Beyond Galleries

Monstanto: A Photographic Investigation, devised by Mathieu Asselin, characterizes a shift towards conceptual documentary photographic practices that have expanded into terrain beyond the conventional documentary tropes of eye-witness testimony and photo-realism. Asselin’s approach is long-term, research based and adopts a number of visual and communication strategies that build the project as a multi-layered archive that … Continued