Street Portraits: A Conversation and Book Signing with Dawoud Bey and Greg Tate

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 5 – 7:30 pm

600 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

EXPO CHICAGO, the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) and Stephen Daiter Gallery invite you to Street Portraits: A Conversation and Book Signing with Dawoud Bey and Greg Tate

Friday, September 24

Columbia College Chicago

Student Center Auditorium 

754 S Wabash, 5th Floor

5:00pm – Doors open to RSVP'd guests

5:30-6:30 pm – Conversation

6:45-7:30 pm – Book signing

Free of charge, masks and proof of vaccination required. 

On the occasion of the publication of his book, Street Portraits, Dawoud Bey will join writer, musician and producer Greg Tate in conversation followed by a book signing. Tate, who wrote the book's corresponding essay, will present a glimpse into his thoughts on Bey's 1988-1991 series, which focused on portraits of African Americans in various American cities through the lens of a large format tripod-mounted camera. Bey and Tate will also discuss Bey's larger practice and coinciding solo exhibition at Stephen Daiter Gallery. 

Limited capacity of 200 guests. Rsvp at beystreetportraits.eventbrite.com