Cathy Breslaw's Installation

Cathy Breslaw's Installation
Cathy Breslaw's Installation:Dreamscape

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

“Boundless” Exhibition and a Day of Learning at the Museum of Photographic Arts

Happenings At Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego

Article by Cathy Breslaw
Ansel Adams  portrait with camera
 On Saturday, January 28th, Sony Electronics Inc partnered with MOPA for a day of education for educators and students including handling photo gear and hand’s on learning, culminating with evening  talks and panel presentations of photographers’ works.  Photographers Nino Rakichevich, Paul Gero, and Scott Robert Lim presented photographic images of their work, as well as candid and inspirational commentary, sharing thoughts, suggestions and technical information about lighting, types of cameras and settings, emphasizing the importance photography holds in documenting life around us. Simultaneously, MOPA exhibits a series of Ansel Adams black and white photographs and Boundless, a California invitational, (the third triennial exhibition of contemporary California photographers). The exhibition features 11 artists’ work created in the last five years. It was curated through a nomination process of photographers who best represent current California photography participating in a global conversation. Inspired by a variety of sources, landscape and narrative are dominant themes, using imaginative picture-taking techniques. Video and still imagery are combined with a redefinition of landscape photography. The photos portray an influence of time, location and memory. Photographers included in the exhibition are Matthew Brandt John Chiara, Kevin Cooley, Eileen Cowin, Jason Engelund, CJ Heyliger, Mona Kuhn, Michael Light, David Maisel, Carly Steward and Donna J. Wan. As one of only a dozen photography museums in the U.S., MOPA continues to serve as a primary source of both excellent photography exhibitions as well as photography education for all ages.

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