2015 Schedule of Events

Unlike previous years, this years F295 Symposium features full days of lectures on both Thursday and Friday! We’re working on logistics with our partners and will be continually updating this schedule with more information. The order of speakers may change. F295 advises attending entire sessions. It’s not as disruptive for other guests and it is more polite for the speakers.

Thursday May 28: Pitt Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

9-12noon: Issues in the Business of Photography Session
Melissa Catanese: Contemporary Photobook Perspectives
Richard Kelly: Copyright in the Digital Age: A Primer for Photographes and Image-Makers
Stan Klimek: The Subtle Craft of Creating Fine Art Editions for the Photographer
Brian Taylor & Robert Hirsch: Virtual Gallery? Virtual World?

12-2pm: Break

2-5pm: Industry Experts Educate Session
David Robert Farmerie: The Profound Importance of Paper and Choice
Matt Hill: Overcoming Adversity In Night Photography: The relationship between photographers and their tools
Rick Berk: The Next Step: Light Field Imaging
Ed Brickler: Know your Materials: 500 years of Papermaking
Evan Parker: Creating Fine Art Prints in the Digital Darkroom

6-9pm: Frick Fine Arts building
• Industry trade fair
• F295 Members Salon Exhibition Opening (opens to general public at 7pm)
• Jerry Spagnoli, American Dreaming Exhibition Opening (opens to general public at 7pm)

Friday May 29: Pitt Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium

9-12noon: F295 Artist Presentations
Niniane Kelley: An Accidental Visual Diary
Lisa Elmaleh: On the Road
Alyson Belcher: Getting Lost
Dan Burkholder: On the Road Again: Embracing Photography’s Ever-Changing Landscape
Q/A

12-2pm: Break

2-5pm: F295 Artist Presentations
Amanda Means: The Memory of Loss
John Chiara: Lands End
Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard
David Jimenez: Playing with the Invisible
Q/A

6-9pm: Frick Fine Arts building
• Open Portfolio Sharing: 6-7pm
• Hillman Photo Initiative Film Screening: 7-8pm

Saturday May 30: Pittsburgh Filmmakers
9am-5pm: Hands-on Workshops

7-10pm: Wyndham University Center lounge area
• F295 Members reception

Sunday, May 31: Pittsburgh Filmmakers
9am-5pm: Hands-on Workshops

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