The AIPAD Public Program will be held on Saturday, April 16 and will include informative discussion sessions that feature prominent leaders in the world of fine art photography. Each session is no more than two hours in length and discussion questions are welcome. Admission is included with the purchase of a Preview or Show ticket. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. This year's Public Program will feature the following four sessions:
THE PHOTOBOOK TODAY: A DISCUSSION OF THE EVOLVING MEDIUM
New technologies and new media have produced an astounding flourish of photobook creativity. The old model of books that are collections of images competes with books that are authorial works cover to cover. How can we best nurture the ecology of these two types of publications?
- Steven Kasher, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
- Michael Itkoff, Co-founder, Daylight Books; Artist, Durham, NC
- Harper Levine, Owner and President, Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY
- Lesley A. Martin, Creative Director, Aperture Foundation, New York
- Leo Rubinfein, Artist and Essayist, New York
ARTISTS WORKING TODAY
A discussion with artists who are stretching the boundaries of photography in transformative ways.
- Lindsay Pollock, Editor in Chief, Art in America
- Leslie Hewitt, Artist, New York
- Alison Rossiter, Artist, New York
- Sarah Van Der Beek, Artist, New York
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE INTERNET: SOCIAL MEDIA & BLOGS
From social media to blogs, a discussion about how the internet is shaping the look of photography.
- James Estrin, Co-editor, New York Times Lens Blog
- Endia Beal, Director, Diggs Gallery; Assistant Professor of Art, Winston-Salem State University; Artist, Winston-Salem, NC
- Sarah Meister, Curator, Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York
- Ruddy Roye, Photographer, Brooklyn
- Phil Toledano, Artist, New York
As the photography art world grows exponentially, so do the challenges for both emerging and established collectors. Experts discuss what every collector should know – from art fairs and insurance to recent market changes in the U.S. and Europe.
- Stephen Bulger, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
- Paula Aisemberg, Director, La Maison Rouge, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris
- Vivian Ebersman, Director, Art Expertise, AXA Art Americas Corporation, New York
- Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska, Curator of Photography, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
- Gary Wolkowitz, Collector, New York
Last updated on April 9, 2016. This information is subject to change.