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Professional Development Series: Layered Realities: The Interplay of Pixels, Prose, and Photography with Danielle Ezzo

March 4 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Speaker:   Danielle Ezzo   

Title :        Layered Realities: The Interplay of Pixels, Prose, and Photography     

Date:         March 4th 2024

Times:          7 – 8:30 pm EST via Zoom

Short Description:

Join Danielle Ezzo as she dives deep into the intricate layers of her multifaceted artistic practice. A seasoned professional in photographic retouching, Danielle has honed an astute awareness of the digital world’s visual language by manipulating pixels to craft commercially sought-after images. Yet, her commercial career does not stand in isolation; it intimately informs and intertwines with her artistic pursuits. Explore how the precision and technique from her retouching endeavors meld with her passion for photography and prose, creating a unique realm where technology and tradition, commercial and creative, coalesce. By weaving together the threads of writing, technology, and photography, Danielle constructs an exchange between the practical application her skills allow that work to infuse your artistic practice. This talk promises a captivating journey through Danielle’s evolution as an artist, highlighting the symbiotic relationship between her commercial and creative worlds. 

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About Danielle Ezzo:

Danielle Ezzo is an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in Brooklyn, NY.

Her practice often begins with photography as an entry point and leans into new approaches to image-making, the shortcomings of the medium, and the slippages between innovation and understanding. She blends contemporary technological artifacts with the handmade, historical, and the personal.

Danielle’s work has been published in the Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Tate, Lenscratch, and Feature Shoot and exhibited in numerous exhibitions and festivals including the A.C. Institute, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Far Eastern Museum of Art, and Currents New Media Festival. She’s lectured at conferences, companies, and schools about the future of photography. Bylines include The New Inquiry, Magnum Photos, Art Observed, Right Click Save, Fellowship Trust, and Obscura Journal among others. She is the author of If Not Here, The Where? published by Silent Face Projects in 2023.

Danielle graduated from Lesley University College of Art & Design in Boston in 2015 with an MFA in Photography and Integrated Media.

The Griffin Museum of Photography is pleased to again offer a monthly series of lectures highlighting the tools of the trade and conversations with individuals who are invested in furthering the art and careers of photographic artists.

We have gathered a group of artists, curators and creatives to discuss how they find their way in the creative space, with best practices, ideas for growth and future artist and business development.

Join us each month as we talk about new paths in creativity. The series is available to attend in a single lecture, or join us for the series.

Whole series (7 lectures): members : $140   non-members: $195   

Individual lectures:  members: $25 non-members: $35 / free to students and educators in organizations who hold an academic membership

Oct 2nd –    Fine Art Photography in the NFT Space   with Ashlyn Davis Burns, Founding Director: Assembly  

Nov 1st –  AI + Photography  with Gregory Eddi Jones, photographic artist, writer, and publisher

Dec 4th-  The 20 most important things successful photographers know with Stella Kramer, Photo Editor and Creative Consultant

Jan 29th  – Panel discussion: Grants and Fellowships with representatives from Catchlight, Magnum Foundation and Women Photograph, moderated by Elizabeth Krist

Feb 12th  – The Ins and Outs of Photo Editing  with Elizabeth Krist and Noelle Flores Théard

Mar 4th  – An evening with Danielle Ezzo, Interdisciplinary Artist and Writer

April  1st – Meet Rebecca Horne, How to work with editors: best practices

$25.00 – $35.00

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