Festival

  • Collected Shadows: Photographs from the Archive of Modern Conflict

    Reception

    • Presentation House Gallery

      333 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2L8, Canada
  • Greg Gorman: A Distinct Vision

    Reception

    • Pendulum Gallery

      885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Byron Dauncey: Cameraman

    Reception

    • Initial Gallery

      2339 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G3, Canada
  • Out of Fiction

    Reception

    • Republic Gallery

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

    Reception

    • The Gam Gallery

      110 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1N4, Canada
  • Spectrum Studies

    Reception

    • Wil Aballe Art Projects | WAAP

      1129 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • The Mind on Fire

    Reception

    • Contemporary Art Gallery

      555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6R5, Canada
  • Muntadas: Entre/Between

    Reception

    • Vancouver Art Gallery

      750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
  • Of One’s Own

    Reception

    • Bau-Xi Gallery

      3045 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J9, Canada
  • Our Lady of the Flowers of Evil

    Reception

    • Wil Aballe Art Projects | WAAP

      1129 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Main Street

    Reception

    • Gallery Jones

      Unit 1 - 258 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 1A6 Canada
  • Realiteit

    Reception

    • Jennifer Kostuik Gallery

      1070 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W9, Canada
  • Marc Koegel: Lifelines

    Reception

    • Photohaus Gallery

      4 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L6, Canada
  • Hypnagogic Rhythms

    Reception

    • Winsor Gallery

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

    Reception

    • Contemporary Art Gallery

      555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6R5, Canada
  • Instructor Showcase

    Reception

    • Photohaus Gallery

      4 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L6, Canada

News

GUEST BLOG POST: The Narcissistic Selfie

  In a recent blog post for the Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), American cultural critic Jodi Dean makes a case for the Selfie as a common – or even communist – form of visual communication. Her argument is that by taking pictures of ourselves, and then uploading them (a Selfie is not simply a self-portrait – … Continued

#FindHotProperties Campaign

In the late 1980s, Jim Breukelman photographed Vancouver’s quirky and well-tended homes built during the 1930s and 1940s. The resulting series, titled Hot Properties, immortalized these homes as they were slowly vanishing in areas of the city undergoing rapid change. Capture has placed ten of these photographs on billboards throughout Vancouver. #FindHotProperties But what’s a good … Continued

Capture Your Selfie: Insta-Attendance Contest

Pearl here again, from SFU’s visual arts program, AND the Festival Intern. We’ve got a new campaign on! Here’s how Capture Your Selfie works: from April 1-27th, we will be using our Instagram account (@capturephotofest) to keep track of your event attendance, I’ve created a simple 4-steps guide below on how to participate in the contest. We … Continued

Pearl’s Guide to Capture

Hello photography enthusiasts! Pearl here from Simon Fraser University. As an undergrad visual artist, the photographic practice is familiar to me in many ways. Over time I’ve grown to not only appreciate photography a medium, but the capacity it has to change the way we view things.  As Spring commences, so does Vancouver’s third annual celebration of photography … Continued

The Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition open for voting

The Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition is now open to public voting! Vote for your favourite artwork, or that which best responds to the theme “Authenticity in Documentary-style Photography,” here: http://www.straight.com/contests/georgia-straight-and-capture-photography-festival-canada-line-competition The five finalists are Annie Briard, John Goldsmith, Hua Jin, Jennifer Latour, and Peter Ullstrom.

Photos from Camera Obscura Workshop

Our Culture Days Camera Obscura Workshop with Erin Siddall was a huge hit! The twelve lucky attendees (I say lucky because it filled up less than an hour after we made the event known to our mailing list) learned about the history and theory of camera obscuras, how to make an aperture, and how to properly … Continued

Culture Days Camera obscura workshop presented by Capture

UPDATE: The Workshop is now full. Thank you for your interest, please check back as we approach the April 2016 Festival, as we may just run it again… Free all ages workshop at the Capture Gastown headquarters (305 Cambie Street) on September 26, 2015 at 1pm. Email [email protected] to reserve your place! Workshop Programmed specifically for … Continued

Audience Survey Update!

Congratulations to the winner of the Capture tote bag, Rennie Brown! Thank you to everyone who completed our Audience Survey. As our audience, you play an essential role in helping Capture celebrate and promote photography and lens-based art.

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