Tuesday 29 January 2008
What’s the difference between someone taking pictures on the street and a “street photographer”?
At this event, Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs at The Museum of The City of New York, will lead a panel discussion exploring the tradition of street photography, the skills that make a street photographer, and the contemporary issues affecting the way street photographers work today.
Sean will be joined on the panel by Gus Powell, Jeff Mermelstein and Matt Stuart.
Presented in conjunction with Manhattan Noon: Photographs by Gus Powell.
The Museum of The City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029
Tuesday February 12th 6.30pm
$9 for General Admission
$5 for Museum members, Seniors, and Students
For more information please call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395.
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
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