Photos at Zoom: Into the Vault with MoCP Director Natasha Egan

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12 – 1 pm

Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Presented virtually on Zoom
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Ever wonder where the MoCP stores its collection of 16,000 photographs? This week for Photos at Zoom, join MoCP executive director Natasha Egan in an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek into the vault! Learn about the MoCP's vast collection of photographic objects and how these works inform the curatorial process, including curatorial approaches from former guest curators Teju Cole and Jan Tichy. Egan will discuss works by Dawoud Bey, Binh Danh, Roy DeCarava, Walker Evans, Vera Lutter, Shi Guorui and Penelope Umbrico.

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Watch previous sessions here.


Top Image: Penelope Umbrico, Excerpt from 8,146,774 Suns from Flickr (Partial) 10/15/10, 2010