March 28th in Houston: FotoFest “Curatorial Dialogues” Symposia on Contemporary Curatorial Practice

From the FotoFest e-blast:

“Curating Contemporary Photography
Sunday, March 28, 2010, 2 – 5pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77005 [map]

Reception and Book Signings Follow the Symposium

Anne Wilkes Tucker
– Speaking on the history of curating photography

Charlotte Cotton -Speaking about curating contemporary photography in an international context and the interaction between public programming and programs in the context of the art world

Gilbert Vicario
-On curating photography as contemporary art

Daniel Joseph Martinez
– Curating from the artists’ perspective and looking at the differences present in contemporary cultural perspectives and curating in a cross-cultural context.

This Symposium is presented as part of the series of Curatorial Dialogues FotoFest has initiated for the FotoFest 2010 Biennial. FotoFest Artistic Director Wendy Watriss moderates the panel.

Following the panel there is a reception and book signings by Charlotte Cotton and Daniel Joseph Martinez in the lobby of the Audrey Jones Beck Building, next to the exhibition Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH collection”

This event, and the MFAH’s exhibition, are not to be missed!  The exhibition continues through May 9, 2010.


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