Hopkins to host photojournalist lecture

MICA Photo students encouraged to attend Hopkins photojournalist lecture  –  free transport provided…

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The Center for Human Nutrition at Johns Hopkins is celebrating a Century of Nutrition Discovery at our institution this fall. On October 10th we are hosting a series of scientific talks and symposiums, ending with a presentation by the award-winning photojournalist duo, Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio at 4:30 pm. The event will take place in Sommer Hall, at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street Building, Baltimore, 21205. First 350 attendees will be given complimentary copies of their book “What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets”, and a reception will be held after their talk.

Shuttle info for lecture:  http://ts.jhu.edu/Shuttles/Shuttle_Schedules/JHMI%20Shuttle%20Schedule%202017.08.01.pdf

For more information about other events on the day, visit:   https://www.jhsph.edu/departments/international-health/news/hopkins-nutrition-2018-celebrating-a-century-of-nutritional-discovery-for-public-health.html

Here’s a short bio about their work:

Peter Menzel is a freelance photojournalist known for his coverage of international feature stories on science and the environment. His award-winning photographs have been published in GEO, Stern, Le Figaro, Der Spiegel, Paris Match, Focus, Muy Interesante, El Pais, National Geographic, Smithsonian, the New York Times Magazine, and Time. He has received many World Press and Picture of the Year awards.  Faith D’Aluisio is a former award-winning television news producer. She is the editor and lead writer for the book-publishing imprint Material World Books.

Together, the team of Menzel and D’Aluisio has authored several best-selling books, including volumes that have given the world iconic photos and penetrating stories of people, the diets they eat, and their daily lives spanning diverse cultures and environments.  Their book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (Material World Books, Ten Speed Press, 2005) is a compelling around-the-world exploration of daily life in 24 countries, detailing weekly groceries and food costs via photos and thought-provoking interviews, earning for Peter and Faith the coveted James Beard Best Book Award in 2006.  Their next volume What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets (Material World Books, 2010) is a photographic journey that brings together the personal lives and typical daily diets of 80 individuals across 30 countries into focus, both visually and emotionally.

Through their evocative narrative style and exceptional photojournalism, Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio shine a beam of light into the pantries of ordinary individuals throughout our world.  In doing so, they capture globally the spirit of public health nutrition.

 

Opening Reception

MICA Photo student, Sierra Haynes, to show new work in the Meyerhoff Piano Gallery…

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MICA Photo is pleased to announce the Sierra Haynes has an opening reception for her new work. Breathing Space is an exhibition of photographs exploring the nostalgia of childhood and the feeling of family. Please come see the show!

Exhibition Reception:

MICA  •  Meyerhoff Piano Gallery   •  September 21st  •  5 – 7PM

Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The exhibition will be up from 9/17-10/10

MICA Photo student to be featured in NJ exhhibition

Summer Young to show in “RAW 2018: 5th Annual Juried Photography Competition & Exhibition”…

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MICA Photo is proud to announce that Summer Young has been invited to participate in “RAW 2018: 5th Annual Juried Photography Competition & Exhibition” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. We are so excited for Summer’s achievement! Please attend the exhibition if you are able. Exhibition information follows:

Opening Reception, Awards & Live Podcast by Michael Chovan-Dalton (Second Friday): Friday, October 12, 2018, 6 – 8 pm The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents RAW 2018, the fifth annual juried photography competition in which the top images have been selected for an exhibition at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University in Atlantic City. The theme for this exhibition is “Light & Shadow: Form, Metaphor, and Culture.”

Live music, Wine tasting courtesy of South Jersey Wine Friends, Refreshments and snacks, Guest artists.

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 Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
 Free

Message from SVA

Meet your new SVA Representatives…

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Hey Photo Majors!

It’s your 2018 Student Voice Association Representatives (@deyanemoses and @madisontroutman). As SVA Representatives, we advocate for your interests and needs within the photo department. In the past, our SVA reps successfully championed for track lighting and magnetic paint on the walls of the flex space, as well as larger student lockers.

SVA’s first meeting is on Thursday, September 13, 12-1pm in Main 110. We will be discussing our goals for this year, including improving graduating students experience, course evaluations, and student debt. If you would like to become an SVA representative, please join us Thursday or email us. Also, do not hesitate to bring any issues to us in-person or by email to dmoses@mica.edu + mtrotman01@mica.edu.

Upcoming events

Upcoming film events not to be missed…

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PETER BURR
WEDNESDAY, SEPT.12th @ 6:30PMFILM CENTRE, SCREENING RM.
This week visiting glitch video artist and animator extraordinaire PETER BURR is visiting our department. He’ll also be at the Parkway on Thursday night for Sight Unseen.
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A NIGHT OF KUSAMA
TUESDAY, SEPT.18TH @ 7PM, PARKWAY THEATER.  
Two films showcasing the work of Yayoi Kusama. Self-Obliteration, Yayoi Kusama & Jud Yalkut, 1967 & a FREE PREVIEW of Kusama Infinity, 2018.
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Call for entry: solo shows

MICA Student Space Galleries want YOU…!

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Not many students are aware that they have the opportunity to apply for a solo show on campus with no application fee through the “Student S[pace Galleries”.

MICA has four on-campus gallery spaces that are dedicated for student solo exhibitions, for which, the applications are now open. It is a great opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with post-grad application procedures and gain the experience of having a solo show.

Cynthia Fang

Student Space Gallery Manager

Student Activities Office

Maryland Institute College of Art

Art Opening

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MICA Photo faculty, Lynn Silverman, showing at VisArtsCenter…

Deep Flash: On Art and Transformation

September 5 – October 14, 2018

Gibbs Street Gallery l Kaplan Gallery l Common Ground Gallery l Concourse Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 7 – 9 PM

Curator/photographer Lynn Silverman presents the book, Evidence, regarded as a seminal collection of photographs edited by Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel, and a video of its pages. Silverman discovered the book in a bookstore in the 1970’s. It ignited a new understanding of the photographic image as document and its relationship to narrative leading her to a practice committed to conceptual photography.

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155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD 20850, 301-315-8200, http://www.visartscenter.org
Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Thursday 12 – 4 PM, Friday 12 – 8 PM, Saturday & Sunday 12 – 4 PM

Curators: Cynthia Connolly, Judy A. Greenberg, Fletcher Mackey, Jacqueline Maria Milad, Jack Rasmussen, Laura Roulet, José Ruiz, Nancy Sausser, Lynn Silverman, ⎮’sindikit⎮ (Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud)

Artists: Ashley Culver, Frank Hallam Day, Elsabé Dixon, Alex Ebstein, Shané K. Gooding, Stephen Hayes, Christopher K. Ho, James Huckenpahler, Jean Jinho Kim, Guy Miller, Evan Reed, Allan Rosenbaum, Rachel Rotenberg, Foon Sham, Joe Shannon, Chad Stayrook, Hillary Steel, Judit Varga,

Elizabeth Zvonar, bees, The Punk Rock Flyer and Zines (from the archives of Cynthia Connolly, Dischord Records at the University of Maryland at College Park).