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.
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
Come experience and enjoy a soothing, deeply relaxing, immersive Sound Meditation with Daniel Lauter, using hand selected exquisite crystal bowls and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, and more. Wellness @SAC has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation.