Photography Department announces Fall TC Colley Lectures

The Photography Department announces T.C. Colley Lecture Series

All lectures begin at 7pm in the Metcalf Auditorium.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Linda Connor

Linda Connor studied with Harry Callahan at RISD and with Aaron Siskind at the Institute of Design in Chicago. A California Bay Area resident, she has been an active force in the region’s photographic community as an esteemed instructor at the San Francisco Art Institute for more than 40 years and as the founder of PhotoAlliance, a nonprofit organization supporting contemporary photography. She has exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad and has been published in numerous books, journals, and catalogues. Her work is held in major museum collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, and is well represented in the collections of The RISD Museum. She has been recognized with Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, among other awards. Co-sponsored by the RISD Museum.

Tuesday, Nov. 9

Lisa Young

Lisa Young investigates the fleeting nature of “perfect” moments and desired states of being through installation, books, video, and web projects. Young’s

exhibition venues include the Cue Art Foundation, The Getty Research Institute, and White Columns. Among her commissioned projects are a billboard at 6150 Wilshire Boulevard, LA (Clockshop), an artist book project for Cabinet Magazine, a collaborative multimedia project with D. Graham Burnett/Princeton that premiered at the Wellcome Collection in London, and the web project fortunehunting.org developed with the Scholarly Technology Group at Brown University. Young’s work is in the permanent collections of the MoMA, the Rhode Island School of Design, the Harvard University Art Museums, and the Neues Museum Weserberg in Bremen, Germany. Young completed the Whitney ISP program in 1996, and is the 2010 recipient of a Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Film and Video. She is currently a Critic in the RISD Photography Department.

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