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Modern Salon
Jun 25, 2015

June 25, 3-5 pm

Using essays from “The Anxiety of Photography” exhibition and catalogue as springboards for an ongoing discussion on photography both in and out of art, participants should read three texts by Matthew Thompson, Anne Ellegood, and Jenelle Porter considering how anxiety and desire relate to the fulfillment of photography.

“The Object Lost and Found,” Matthew Thompson
“The Photographic Paradox,” Anne Ellegood

“Why Red Cabbage?,” Jenelle Porter

Modern Salon
May 28, 2015

Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Modern Salon·1: The Stories of Photography and How Images Form Us

To photograph is to appropriate the thing photographed. It means putting oneself into a certain relation to the world that feels like knowledge—and, therefore, like power. Susan Sontag, On Photography