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FROM THE SPAO SYMPOSIUM THE SHRINKING WORLD OF PHOTOGRAPHY


Some 80 individuals from the SPAO community and beyond joined our invited speakers on Saturday, January 24 for a day of dialogue on photographic language in a globalized world.
Listen to audio recordings here (recorded by Jake Morrison):


Members of the Emerging Lens-Based Artist panel: (from left) Aaron Vincent Elkaim, former full-time SPAO student Laurence Butet-Roch, and Johan Hallberg-Campbell.

Members of the Emerging Lens-Based Artist panel: (from left) Aaron Vincent Elkaim, former full-time SPAO student Laurence Butet-Roch, and Johan Hallberg-Campbell.

Members of the Emerging Lens-Based Artist panel: (from left) Johan Hallberg-Campbell and Rah Eleh.

Members of the Emerging Lens-Based Artist panel: (from left) Johan Hallberg-Campbell and Rah Eleh.



Members of the Academic and Curatorial View panel: (from left) Miki Korp (who also gave an individual presentation on Hanifa Alizada), Andrea Fitzpatrick, Walid El Khachab, and Rosalie Favell.

Members of the Academic and Curatorial View panel: (from left) Miki Korp (who also gave an individual presentation on Hanifa Alizada), Andrea Fitzpatrick, Walid El Khachab, and Rosalie Favell.

Members of the Academic and Curatorial View panel: (from left) Andrea Fitzpatrick, Rosalie Favell, and Walid El Khachab,

Members of the Academic and Curatorial View panel: (from left) Andrea Fitzpatrick, Rosalie Favell, and Walid El Khachab,

 


On Thursday, January 23 at SAW Gallery, a huge crowd supported the opening of Beauty in the Middle: Women of Congo Speak Out.

Julienne Lusenge, the head of the Federation des femmes congolaises (visiting from Congo), and Liz Bernstein, Executive Director of Nobel Women's Initiative, addressed the audience. .

Julienne Lusenge, the head of the Federation des femmes congolaises (visiting from Congo), and Liz Bernstein, Executive Director of Nobel Women's Initiative, addressed the audience.

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Lucy van Oldenbarnveld of CBC Television served as MC for the night and conducted a successful live auction of framed photographs from the exhibition.

Lucy van Oldenbarnveld of CBC Television served as MC for the night and conducted a successful live auction of framed photographs from the exhibition.