Festival

  • Inside Out

    • Colin Smith
    • Winsor Gallery

      258 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 1A6, Canada
  • adrift

    Reception

    • Or Gallery

      236 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T7, Canada
  • adrift

    • David Hartt
    • Or Gallery

      236 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T7, Canada
  • Pictured Windows

    • Berenice Abbott, Roy Arden, Eugène Atget, Phil Bergerson, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Harry Callahan, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Lorraine Gilbert, Adad Hannah, Fred Herzog, Geoffrey James, Abelardo Morell, Aaron Siskind, Bruce Stewart, Weegee, David Wisdom
    • Equinox Gallery

      3642 Commercial Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Perceptual Renderings

    • Marten Elder
    • Equinox Gallery

      3642 Commercial Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Asking for It

    Reception

    • FIELD Contemporary

      17 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Asking for It

    • Patryk Stasieczek
    • FIELD Contemporary

      17 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Artists Depiction

    • Victor John Penner
    • Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art

      2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Christos Dikeakos: Trouble in Paradise

    Reception

    • West Vancouver Art Museum

      680 17 Street, West Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Christos Dikeakos: Trouble in Paradise

    • Christos Dikeakos
    • West Vancouver Art Museum

      680 17 Street, West Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • The Last Stand

    Reception

    • Initial Gallery

      2339 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G3, Canada
  • The Last Stand

    • David Ellingsen
    • Initial Gallery

      2339 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G3, Canada
  • Invernomuto

    Reception

    • Artspeak

      233 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Invernomuto

    • Invernomuto
    • Artspeak

      233 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Nothing Here Appears to Exist But What Contributes to Harmony

    Reception

    • Republic Gallery

      732 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4, Canada
  • Nothing Here Appears to Exist But What Contributes to Harmony

    • Yedda Morrison
    • Republic Gallery

      732 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4, Canada

News

Capture partners with ECU for Groundbreaking New Course

Capture Photography Festival is thrilled to announce a visionary new partnership with Emily Carr University, which brings Capture Executive Director Emmy Lee Wall together with artist and ECU faculty member Birthe Piontek to deliver mentorship to ECU students. Students will also benefit from mentorship throughout the term by other outstanding curators engaged with Capture, and will have the opportunity to … Continued

Contract Grant Writer 2021

GRANT WRITER Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the Grant Writer researches, develops and writes grants for the Festival. This role is a flexible, part time, contract position. ABOUT CAPTURE: Capture seeks to connect Vancouver to the world through lens-based art. Our mission is to: Act as a platform to expand visual literacy … Continued

CAPTURE PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL AWARDS 2ND ANNUAL WRITING PRIZE TO RAMONA JINGRU WANG

July 19, 2021, Vancouver, BC – Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce Ramona Jingru Wang as the recipient of its second annual Writing Prize. The Capture Writing Prize is a juried award to support emerging writers and broaden the discourse on lens-based art. Jingru Wang’s work will be published in Capture’s annual catalogue which will … Continued

National Indigenous Peoples Day

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples day we’d like to take a moment to highlight some past and present public installations. Elk for c̓əsnaʔəm was a public installation at Vancouver City Centre Canada Line Station by Dana Claxton When asked to conceive an original work for this site relating to the theme of “the city … Continued

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

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