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Monday, July 28, 2014

Jul 28
July 28| 7:30 | Rockport Opera House | Downstairs | Free and Open to the Public

RICH REMSBERG

Rich Remsberg is an Emmy Award-winning archival footage and image researcher. While most of his work is for feature documentaries, museum exhibits, and PBS signature series, his credits also include IMAX films, video games for Activision, and development projects for MIT.  His own short films have screened at Slamdance, the Walker Arts Center, and the Bowery Ballroom, and he is the author of two books, most recently Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs from the Great Depression. He has served on the faculty of the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center Field School, was a frequent collaborator with the electronic music duo, The Books, and is a regular contributor to Esopus Magazine and NPR's online feature, The Picture Show.

A native Midwesterner, he now lives in North Adams, Massachusetts. 
 
Rich will be teaching Archival Research for Documentaries at MMW + C
 

JAY GOULD

Jay Gould is an artist and a member of the full-time faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gould received his B.F.A. in photography from the University of Wisconsin and his M.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art & Design in Georgia. His work, which integrates scientific topics into photographic projects, has won numerous national awards, such as the Berenice Abbott Prize for an emerging photographer, the Jeannie Pierce Award, and First Place at the Newspace Center for Photography’s International Juried Exhibition. Gould’s work is widely exhibited around the country, making solo and group exhibition appearances at the University of Notre Dame, The Julia Dean Gallery in Los Angeles, the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the Center for Maine Contemporary Art.  His work has been welcomed by the scientific research and medical communities through a variety of fellowships, commissions and installations. Gould also participates in the larger artistic community as a member of the faculty at the Maine Media Workshops and as the former Chair of the Society for Photographic Education’s South Central region.

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Jay will be teaching Young Digital Photographers at MMW + C