Visual Arts Lecture
Cathy Opie & Deborah Bright: Queer Photography
Saturday, June 12; 7 p.m.
Location: Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th Street @ Collingwood
Tickets: phone 415.552.7709 on-line ticket sales at QCC TICKETORDERS
Join us for an evening with Cathy Opie and Deborah Bright where they team up for a no holds barred discussion and slide show on the recent prominence of queer photography and the conditions that have positioned photography at the vanguard of a new queer art.
Cathy Opie lives and works in L.A. and is perhaps the leading figure among young queer photographers confronting and exploding the intersection of gender performance and sexuality. She has been exhibiting her work since 1985 and currently has a solo exhibit at Regen Projects in L.A.
Deborah Bright is an artist and widely-published writer on photography and social issues. Her photographs and installations have been featured in exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark. Her edited book on photography and sexuality, The Passionate Camera: photography and bodies of desire (Routledge) was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in 1999.