Aperture In Person
“Eyes on the Street”: Street Photography in the Twenty-First Century
Saturday, May 10
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This event is free for students with ID and Aperture Members at the $50 level and above.
Moderated by Brian Sholis, associate curator of photography at the Cincinnati Art Museum
Featuring Philip-Lorca diCorcia, James Nares, and Katherine A. Bussard
This panel will address street photography in the twenty-first century, the topic of an exhibition opening at the Cincinatti Art Museum. At a moment when public discussion of cameras in public spaces revolves around policing and First Amendment rights, can artists and photographers use photography and film to reveal new facets of the urban environment? Can artworks remind us that urban public places are also home to unequaled creative and imaginative possibilities? Two artists whose work is included in the upcoming exhibition, Philip-Lorca diCorcia and James Nares, join Katherine A. Bussard, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum and author of Unfamiliar Streets (Yale, 2014), and Brian Sholis, associate curator of photography at the Cincinnati Art Museum, for a discussion of these and related questions.
Image: Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Head #1, 2001. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner, New York and London
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the board and members of Aperture Foundation.