Paris Photo Review – with Sybylla Smith and Griffin Friends
Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Location: The Griffin Museum of Photography, Main Gallery
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Cost: $7 (Griffin Museum Members) $12 (Non-Members)
Paris Photo, in it’s 21st year has secured a reputation for being the leading international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. Juried for the pertinence of their projects and their artistic diversity 190 exhibitors from 31 countries will participate. Karl Lagerfeld was chosen as the Guest of Honour to curate a selection from the thousands of photos exhibited.
Host to an array of art book dealers the fair hosts and announces the Paris Photo/Aperture Photobook Awards. An exceptional speaker platform runs concurrently with daily cinema and radio programs.
This year a few Griffin members were given a guided tour by independent curator, J. Sybylla Smith. Join us for a discussion and slide presentation of their experiences of Paris Photo, 2017.
J. Sybylla Smith
Independent curator, lecturer and consultant, J.Sybylla Smith, has exhibited over 80 international photographers in 25 solo and group exhibits in the U.S., Mexico and South America. Smith teaches and writes on her unique concept development curriculum, Concept Aware. She consults with photographers and arts institutions to create written content and produce exhibitions, related programming and events. As an adjunct professor, guest lecturer and thesis advisor, Smith has worked at SVANYC, Emmanuel College, SMFA, Harvard University and Wellesley College.