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Capture is hiring a TD Assistant Curator of Engagement

TD ASSISTANT CURATOR OF ENGAGEMENT Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the TD Assistant Curator of Engagement assists with researching, developing, planning and executing public programs, events and public-facing communications to offer meaningful engagement with all aspects of the Festival. This role is one intended for someone seeking growth opportunities within an arts … Continued

2021 Writing Prize

We are pleased to announce the second annual Capture Writing Prize, a juried award to support emerging writers and broaden the discourse on lens-based art. The winner of this competition will be commissioned to write a 1,000 word text for Capture’s annual catalogue on a current issue in lens-based art for which a $2,000 CAD prize will be awarded. … Continued

Closing Message from Capture’s Executive Director

Today marks the closing of Capture 2021—thank you so much for joining us this month! We are so grateful to you all for participating in the Festival by visiting galleries, enjoying public art projects, connecting with us on social media, tuning into virtual events, watching our videos, and reading our catalogue. During this time when … Continued

STATEMENT ON REMOVAL OF ARBUTUS GREENWAY BILLBOARDS

On April 1, 2021, seven billboards along the Arbutus Greenway displaying artwork by Vancouver-based artist Steven Shearer were covered up. This decision was made by Pattison Outdoor in response to public complaints. These billboards were installed two days prior on March 30, 2021, and were originally intended to be exhibited until May 21, 2021, as … Continued

2021 Capture Calendar

We’re thrilled to share with you a consolidated version of Capture Photography Festival programming in a single pdf. Download the 2021 Capture Photography Festival Calendar that includes all of the programing including Public Art, Featured & Selected Exhibitions, the Capture Speaker Series and Events. We hope you enjoy this year’s Festival!

Capture is pleased to announce our Selected Exhibitions for the 2021 Festival

Special thanks to the 2021 Capture Selected Exhibitions Jury – Claudia Beck⁣, (Writer, Curator, Collector)⁣ Tarah Hogue⁣, (Curator [Indigenous Art], Remai Modern) ⁣and Ann Thomas, (Senior Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Canada) who alongside Emmy Lee Wall, (Capture’s Executive Director) chose this year’s Selected Exhibitions. January 29 – May 1Whose Chinatown? Examining Chinatown Gazes … Continued

Happy Holidays from Capture Photography Festival

Dear Friends, Thank you for your support of Capture Photography Festival. During a year of challenge and change, we are especially aware of photography’s powerful ability to connect and inspire and we are grateful to everyone who collaborated with us to make the 2020 Festival possible.  From all of us here at Capture, very best … Continued

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