2013 Medium Festival of Photography

November 6-10, Lafayette Hotel
Keynote Lecture by Abelardo Morell

Friday, November 8 at 7:00pm

Additional Lectures by:
David Emitt Adams (Second Sight Award + Lecture)

Kim Stringfellow
Saturday, November 9 at 10:30am
Kim Stringellow’s passionate pursuit of historic, long-term photographic projects encompass ecological, historical, and activist issues related to land use. Stringfellow’s lecture shared her work with writing, digital media, photography, audio, video, and mapping—all of which created dynamic interactive works.

Meg Partridge
Saturday, November 9 at 1:00pm
Meg Partridge, granddaughter of Imogen Cunningham, shared her experience of working with the acclaimed photographer. Partridge shared discoveries from Imogen’s negative and photo archive, offering a unique look into the artist’s playful exploration of photographic manipulation and surrealism.

Andy Adams
Saturday, November 9 at 2:30pm
Andy Adams presented a lecture on the intersection of online publishing, social media, and community collaboration, encouraging a lively discussion about photography in the Internet Era.

Jonathan Blaustein
Sunday, November 10 at 9:30am
Jonathan Blaustein uses photography to communicate ideas about commodification, and material goods in the 21st Century. Blaustein’s lecture looked at the way that healthy food has become a luxury good, and how cheap food is linked to obesity and diabetes.

Doug Rickard
Sunday, November 10 at 11:00am
Doug Rickard’s lecture explored the era of massive image creation and exponentially increasing proliferation of these images, as well as his work with available imagery found on the internet. His work includes online platforms such as American Suburb X and These Americans.

Michael Lundgren
Sunday, November 10 at 1:30pm
Michael Lundgren explores the Sonoran Desert in search of sublime moments that describe an unseen world. Tracing the evolution of his career, Lundgren’s lecture shared his thoughts on photography and his influences. The artist’s complete body of work, Matter, was presented in its entirety.

Stephen Berkman
Sunday, November 10 at 3:00pm
Stephen Berkman’s photographs blur the boundaries between history, fact, and fiction. The artist’s lecture was replete with puns, put-ons and parenthetical asides with Berkman discussing the photographs and optical amusements that comprise Predicting the Past: Zohar Studios, the Lost Years.

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