March 5th: Panel Discussion in Santa Fe: Creating The Exhibition,Through The Lens: A Contemporary View of Santa Fe

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 3-5 p.m.

Creating Through the Lens: A Contemporary View of Santa Fe

Panel Discussion at Santa Fe Community College 3 – 5 PM, Art Building, Room 711

Panelists: Frances Levine Director, Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum; Krista Elrick & Mary Anne Redding, co-curators of Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe; Clark Baughan, Director, Visual Arts Gallery at Santa Fe Community College and Melanie McWhorter, Alan Pearlman, and Brian K. Edwards photographers.

About the exhibition:

Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe
On view at the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe through Oct 25, 2009

“Since the 1850s many of the most recognized names in photography have focused their lenses in and on Santa Fe. Through their creative efforts they have documented a particular place and its visual history. They helped create that “place” and the mystique of Santa Fe. Photography has long been significant in the construction of notions of space and place, landscape and identity, and especially in Santa Fe, however malleable visual meaning may be, has helped define the geographical imagination.

Curated by photographer and educator Krista Elrick and Palace of the Governor Curator of Photography, Mary Anne Redding, Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, examines the history of Santa Fe through the visual record created by internationally respected photographers.”

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