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Capture is Hiring a 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 organization. This position is made … Continued

2022 Writing Prize

We are pleased to announce the third 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 … Continued

2022 Festival Survey

Dear Capture Audience and Participants,  Did you enjoy this year’s Festival? Fill out our short survey and you’ll be entered to win an Artist Edition by Dal Grauer Artist Sara Cwynar. Did you program a Selected Exhibition or Participating Event? Let us know how we did.  Thanks for your feedback! Sincerely, The Capture Team

Closing Message from Emmy Lee Wall, Executive Director

Today marks the close of the 2022 Festival and it has been a true pleasure to see many of you live and in person after so long. We hope you have found our exhibitions, public art installations, talks, events, and catalogue featuring local, national, and international artists compelling and engaging. Capture serves as a platform … Continued

Welcome to Capture 2022

Sara Cwynar, Umi, 2022. Courtesy of the Artist and Cooper Cole, Toronto. Photo: Jocelyne Junker, Capture Photography Festival. WELCOME MESSAGE FROM EMMY LEE WALL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Photography is the common language of modern history. It’s everywhere; and everyone, in some way, understands it.” – Holland Cotter. So begins Pulitzer Prize winning art critic Holland Cotter’s review … Continued

Announcing 2022 Catalogue

We’re thrilled to share our 2022 catalogue with you which includes texts by Grant Arnold, Isolde Brielmaier, Durga Chew-Bose, Luce Lebart, Nya Lewis, Erin Silver, and Ramona Jingru Wang. It also features Interviews with Emmy Lee Wall and Sara Cwynar, Chelsea Yuill and Michelle Bui, and Isolde Brielmaier and Miranda Barnes. Physical copies of the catalogue will be available at … Continued

2022 Printing Prize Recipient – Art Gallery at Evergreen 

February 10th, 2022, Vancouver, BC – Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce Art Gallery at Evergreen’s group exhibition Inherit as the recipient of its second annual Printing Prize. The Capture Printing Prize is awarded annually to an artist or gallery participating in Capture’s Selected Exhibition program, and has a value of $10,000 CAD to … Continued

Booooooom x Capture Photography Festival: Public Art Open Call

We’re excited to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Booooooom to curate another public art installation for the Canada Line Train Station in Vancouver. If you’re a photographer or an artist making lens-based work, this is an international open call to submit for consideration work that engages with the theme “still life”. The … Continued

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