Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Where: The Paramount Theater
Cost: See website for details!
LOOK3 Artist Talks: June 15, 16, 17, & 18
LOOK3 EDU Seminars: June 15 & 16 at The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
Over the course of 4 days and nights, LOOK3 will bring 10 extraordinary photographers from around the world to the stage of The Paramount Theater. Be prepared to be inspired, delighted, and challenged!
Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30 pm: Frans Lanting. See National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting’s stunning natural history photographs hanging from the TREES along Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall and then hear him talk about his life and work. Book signing to follow.
Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 pm: Nick Brandt in conversation with Vicki Goldberg. Nick Brandt has made a commitment to raise awareness about the fragility of wild animals and the destruction of the natural world. His newest work combines both messages in a compelling manner. Book signing to follow.
Friday, June 17 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Olivia Bee, Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye, and Mary F. Calvert. Olivia Bee established her career through sharing her photographs of youth culture on social media. At age 22 she is the youngest artist to be on the LOOK3 stage. Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye uses his camera as a tool to document the world around him. His images speak to the human condition, addressing the suffering and injustice that is often overlooked. Mary F. Calvert is an independent photojournalist committed to using photography to affect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on under-reported and neglected gender based, human rights issues. Book signing to follow.
Friday, June 17 at 4:30 pm: Graciela Iturbide. One of the premier artists of Latin America, Graciela Iturbide makes a rare public appearance at LOOK3. Join us for this special evening in her native Spanish language (translation to English provided.) Book signing to follow.
Saturday, June 18 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Sheila Pree Bright, Binh Danh, Doug DuBois. Sheila Pree Bright’s work 1960Nowhonors civil rights leaders from the 1960s and reflects on the similarities to today’s community leaders. Her exhibition will be on view at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. The images in Binh Danh’s project, Reflections in the National Parks are created as full-plate daguerrotypes, celebrating the Centennial of the Parks while honoring the history of photography. Doug DuBois’ project, My Last Day At Seventeen captures the bravado and adventure of childhood with an eye towards its fragility and inevitable loss. Book signing to follow.
Saturday, June 18 at 4:30 pm: Yuri Kozyrev in conversation with MaryAnne Golon. For the past 25 years, Russian born photojournalist Yuri Kozyrev has covered conflicts in the former Soviet Union and throughout the Middle East. His latest work centers on the challenges and tragedies of mass global migration.