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Capture Writing Prize

We are please to announce the inaugural 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 … Continued

The 2020 Flash Forward Incubator Catalogue is ready!

The theme for this year’s Flash Forward Incubator is “It’s A Plastic World”. This theme invites participants to think deeply about the statement “It’s a Plastic World” and to create photography- mixed media based projects that contemplate the impact of that statement. How is plastic made? How is it used, and where does it go … Continued

Capture Announces Departure of Director/Curator Kate Henderson

During this unprecedented time, Capture has had to restructure its staffing to help maintain the financial health of the organization, including eliminating the role of Director/Curator held by Kate Henderson. Henderson will continue her work with the Festival as Guest Curator for the Festival’s signature public art project which will be installed on the Dal … Continued

Capture Printing Prize

Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce the inaugural Capture Printing Prize, with a value of $10,000 CAD. The Printing Prize will be awarded annually to an artist participating in Capture’s Selected Exhibition Program. Adjudicated by a jury of art professionals, the Printing Prize is open to local, national and international lens-based artists with a … Continued

Welcome to Capture 2020

On behalf of everyone at Capture Photography Festival, I am thrilled to welcome you to the 2020 Festival! During a time of great uncertainty, many of you may be asking why art, especially now? In Robert Adams’ classic text Why People Photograph, he wrote “At our best and most fortunate we make pictures because of … Continued

2020 Capture Catalogue

We are so excited to share the Capture Photography Festival 2020 catalogue with all of you, including texts by Douglas Coupland, Cliff Lauson, Cheyenne Raine LeGrande, and an interview by Ian Wallace with Scott Schuman. We are distributing the 2020 catalogue via mail or delivery, please request your copy here or read the online version … Continued

Capture’s Response to COVID-19

Dear Capture Supporters, In an effort to support the containment of COVID-19, Capture is reconceptualizing our programming for the 2020 Festival. Many exhibitions and public art installations will be presented as planned and our Capture Catalogue is available to view online. Capture-presented live events, opening receptions, workshops and talks will be postponed or cancelled. We … Continued

Volunteer with Capture Photography Festival

As a non-profit cultural organization, Capture Photography Festival would not be able to program such a broad range of public art projects, exhibitions, and events without the help and dedication of our volunteers. Interested in Joining Us? Our dedicated volunteers are vital to the success of the Festival. Volunteers assist in a variety of roles … Continued

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