Curating Contemporary Photography

Sunday, March 28, 2010, 2 - 5pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77005

Reception and Book Signings Follow the Symposium

Panelists:
  Anne Wilkes Tucker - Speaking on the history of curating photography
  Charlotte Cotton - Speaking about curating contemporary photography in an international context and the interaction between public programming and programs in the context of the art world
  Gilbert Vicario - On curating photography as contemporary art
  Daniel Joseph Martinez - Curating from the artists' perspective and looking at the differences present in contemporary cultural perspectives and curating in a cross-cultural context.

This Symposium was presented as part of the series of Curatorial Dialogues FotoFest initiated for the FotoFest 2010 Biennial. FotoFest Artistic Director Wendy Watriss moderated the panel.

Following the panel there was a reception and book signings by Charlotte Cotton and Daniel Joseph Martinez in the lobby of the Audrey Jones Beck Building, next to the exhibition Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection.

For more information call or e-mail:
Jennifer Ward
FotoFest Exhibitions Coordinator
713.223.5522 x 18
exhibits@fotofest.org