ICP and SAC PRESENT TALKS FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHERS AMI VITALE, JOSH HANER, AND STEPHEN WILKES
Thursdays, July 11, July 18, and July 25 at 7 PM
$15 ($12 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members)
Join us for this series of illustrated talks with conservation, environmental and climate photographers, in coordination with the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition featuring the work of Joel Sartore, co-presented by the International Center of Photography (ICP) and the Southampton Arts Center (SAC).
The Photo Ark exhibition at SAC and ICP Talks have been made possible thanks to the Harbers Family Foundation and Renee Harbers and Chris Liddell.
ICP TALKS: Illustrated Talk with Stephen Wilkes, National Geographic Photographer
THURSDAY, JULY 25 | 7 PM | $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members)
Stephen Wilkes has built an unprecedented body of work since opening his studio in New York City in 1983. He has a reputation as one of America’s most iconic photographers, widely recognized for his fine art, editorial and commercial work. Day to Night, Wilkes’ most defining project, began in 2009. These epic cityscapes and landscapes, portrayed from a fixed camera angle for up to 30 hours capture fleeting moments of humanity as light passes in front of his lens over the course of a full day. With a grant from the National Geographic Society, the project was extended to include America’s National Parks in celebration of their centennial anniversary and Bird Migration for the 2018 Year of the Bird. Day to Night: In the Field with Stephen Wilkes was exhibited at The National Geographic Museum in 2018. Day to Night will be published by TASCHEN as a monograph in 2019.
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Cornell Capa founded ICP in 1974 to preserve the legacy of “concerned photography”—the creation of socially and politically-minded images that have the potential to educate and change the world—and the center’s mission endures today, even as the photographic medium and imagemaking practices have evolved. Through its exhibitions, school, public programs, and community outreach, ICP offers an open forum for dialogue about the role that photographs, videos, and new media play in our society. To date, it has presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes at every level. ICP brings together photographers, artists, students, and scholars to create and interpret the realm of the image. Here, members of this unique community are encouraged to explore photography and visual culture as mediums of empowerment and as catalysts for wide-reaching social change. Visit icp.org to learn more.
Practice your drawing skills in this three-session series with artist Linda Capello. Participants will practice drawing a live model through gesture sketches and longer duration observation. All skill levels are welcome, ages 16+. The classes will take place in our spacious theater allowing for ample physical distancing. Faces masks required.
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times