Maine Media hosts stimulating conversations on a wide diversity of topics in photo, film, book arts, and writing.
From Barbecue to Bebop: The Visual Language of Frank Stewart
Monday, Nov 14, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Frank Stewart’s deep investigation of his African American roots through music, coupled with his intimate back- and on-stage access, offer a rich view of the jazz world via a post-modern vision that is firmly rooted in diverse artistic traditions.View Lecture Recording
Jules Allen Photographing
Monday, Nov 7, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Allen discusses his images with Danny Dawson which place subjects drawn from the richness of black life, within the universal paradigms.View Lecture Recording
A Passion for Possibilities: Deploying a Choreographic Approach to Art – With Jari Poulin
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Join Jari as she discusses a passion for possibilities, pushing settled visual boundaries to reveal or conceal information in her images.View Lecture Recording
The Music in the Image – With Gerald Cyrus
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Cyrus speaks on the influence of music in his work: images of musicians, musical environments & daily life in Harlem, N.O., Brazil & Cuba.View Lecture Recording
A child of the 1960s Comes of Age – With Jamel Shabazz
Monday, October 17, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Jamel discusses how images of 60’s & 70’s photo publications proivided him with answers that led him to be a photographer with purpose.View Lecture Recording
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
Maureen Cummins has produced over 25 limited-edition artist’s books and will share highlights from the past three decades of her practice, with an emphasis on how she creates binding structures that reinforce the social activist content of her work.View Lecture Recording
YoPho to Pro – With Allison V. Smith
Thu, October 6, 2022 @ 1-2 PM ET (Online)
How a 2-week workshop as a YoPho (Young Photographer) spurred a lifelong dedication to photography.View Lecture Recording
Creating a Stock Library as a Viable Part of your Business Model – With Mauricio Handler
Tue, September 20, 2022 @ 1–2 PM ET (Online)
Join Natural History & Underwater Cinematographer Mauricio Handler as he takes us through his creative and business stock library journey.View Lecture Recording
Sal Taylor Kydd & Dawn Surratt
Thu, Sep 8, 2022 @ 1–2 PM ET (Online)
Sal & Dawn discuss creative process, the beginning and progression of their collaborative project Touchstones, and their book A Passing Song.View Lecture Recording
Retrospective: Spirit of a People – With Collette V. Fournier
Wed, September 14, 2022 @ 1–2:30 PM ET (Online)
Collette V. Fournier’s “Retrospective: Spirit of a People” is a historic embodiment of four decades of her photography archives.View Lecture Recording
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