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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

Capture Photography Festival Names Jas Lally as TD Assistant Curator of Engagement

September 20, 2021, Vancouver, BC—Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Jas Lally as the Festival’s new TD Assistant Curator of Engagement. She assumes her position as of October 4, 2021. Lally has been involved in the Vancouver art community for over 10 years working in not-for-profit organizations supporting local emerging artists. Her … Continued

Announcing the 2022 Selected Exhibitions Jury

Capture is pleased to announce the jury who will be evaluating submissions to the 2022 Selected Exhibitions Program. In addition to Emmy Lee Wall, Capture’s Executive Director, the 2021 Capture Selected Exhibitions Jury includes: Dana ClaxtonArtist, Artist, Professor and Head Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory Image courtesy of Dana Claxton Dana Claxton (born … Continued

2022 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 history of … Continued

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