SLIDELUCK XVII at Photoville 2013: a multimedia slideshow combined with a potluck dinner. Our 17th global mainstage show in NYC will exclusively focus on multimedia work and will be curated by Kira Pollack, Director of Photography for TIME Magazine. Guests are encouraged to bring a home-cooked dish to share and additional consumables will be available through on-site food trucks and the Brooklyn Brewery bar.
Presenters: Kira Pollack
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
Featuring: Cedric Gerbeheye, Chris Milk, David Maurice Smith, Gillian Laub, Jeff Harris, Jeff Scher, Joe Guerriero, Kerry Payne, Lauren Fleishman, Maisie Crow, Mark Peterson, Michael “Nick” Nichols, National Film Board of Canada, Olivia Bee, Peter van Agtmael, Rachel Seed, Rick Mereki, Robert Covington, Seán Ó Cualáin, Supranav Dash, Tim Matsui, TJ Kirkpatrick
Kira Pollack joined TIME as the Director of Photography in October 2009. She oversees the photographic vision of TIME, TIME.com and TIME on the iPad. In 2011, she was named Photo Editor of the Year by the Lucie Awards she was awarded an Emmy for TIME’s Beyond 9/11 project the same year. Previously, Pollack spent 11 years in the photo department at The New York Times Magazine and prior to that, The New Yorker.
Slideluck (slideluck.com) is a non-profit dedicated to building and strengthening community through food and art. Since 2000, we have hosted potluck dinners combined with multimedia slideshows in over 75 cities worldwide and presented the work of over 6000 artists and photographers. At each event, guests bring home-cooked dishes to share and the feast is followed by a slideshow of 20-25 local artists, ranging from emerging to very established. From Stockholm to Bogotá to Vancouver, events range in size from 100 to 1000 participants and draw an engaged, eclectic mix of participants and members of the photo community.