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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

2021 Capture Calendar

We’re thrilled to share with you a consolidated version of Capture Photography Festival programming in a single pdf. Download the 2021 Capture Photography Festival Calendar that includes all of the programing including Public Art, Featured & Selected Exhibitions, the Capture Speaker Series and Events. We hope you enjoy this year’s Festival!

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