Join us for a fast-paced presentation by a unique group of cross-disciplined Photoville artists as they reveal their sources of creativity. Inspired by PechaKucha presentations, each speaker selects 15 images which stays on screen for 20 seconds each, creating a dynamic 6-minute presentation.
Inspired Live at Photoville
Featuring: Laylah Barrayn, Shiho Fukada, Courtney Garvin, Sebastián Hidalgo, Smriti Keshari, Nate Larson, Patricia Lay-Dorsey, Sgt. Matthew Callahan, Griselda San Martin and Dave Shelley
Presented in partnership with
Sunday, September 16 | 6PM – 7PM
Location: 60 Water Street, DUMBO – across from Photoville
Producers and co-founders Marcel Saba, Amy Wolff and Mathieu Young are pleased to bring you Inspired Live at Photoville. Join us for a fast-paced presentation by a unique group of cross-disciplined Photoville artists as they reveal their sources of creativity. Inspired by PechaKucha presentations, each speaker selects 15 images which stays on screen for 20 seconds each, creating a dynamic 6-minute presentation. What inspires their work? A person, place, idea or object?
Marcel Saba: Photo Industry Guru. He is the owner and director of Redux Pictures. An all around nice guy, he teaches classes at the International Center of Photography and is the past President of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund.
Amy Wolff is the Director of Photography at Hearst Enthusiast Group overseeing visual content across print, digital and social Runner’s World and Bicycling. She is also the co-founder of CoEdit Collection and serves as a volunteer mentor for students at NYC SALT.
Mathieu Young: He is a commercial and reportage photographer based in Los Angeles. His work has been seen in Time Magazine, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Fortune Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and on CNN. His commercial clients include Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks Animation, Fox TV, The CW, Warner Bros. TV, Puma and Turner Networks. Young also runs a pop-up music and dinner series called Kensington Presents, and founded, Art of Freelance, an accelerator for creatives.
Nate Larson is one half of the Larson Shindelman collaboration. Their projects have been widely exhibited across the US and internationally, including an upcoming commissioned solo exhibition for the George Eastman Museum (opening January 2019) and past solo exhibitions at Filter Space Chicago (2016), the Orlando Museum of Art (2013), Blue Sky Center for Photographic Arts (2012), and the Contemporary Arts Center Las Vegas (2011). Their artwork is included in the collections of the High Museum Atlanta, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Orlando Museum of Art, Portland Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Their first monograph was published by Flash Powder Projects in 2016.
Smirita Keshari is known for her acclaimed multi-media installation, the bomb, which was heralded as “a stunning avant-garde approach to a plea for nuclear disarmament.” She is an Indian-American director and artist whose work covers a spectrum of the moving image from traditional, linear filmmaking to art installations. She brings an experimental approach to exploring under-represented themes and experiences outside the mainstream, which spark social dialogue.
Sebastián Hidalgo is a 23-year-old, Mexican-American Visual Journalist born and raised in Chicago’s Southwest side His work focuses on social and systemic issues in many of the city’s Black and Latino communities. Today, Hidalgo’s photographs and stories can be found in many of Chicago’s hyper-local and national news publication.