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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

Capture Photography Festival announces Kapwani Kiwanga commission for the 2020 Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE REALEASE February 19, 2020, Vancouver BC—Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce Canadian, Paris-based artist Kapwani Kiwanga will be creating a site-specific commission for the 2020 Festival. Kiwanga is the fifth artist to receive the annual commission from Capture which has highlighted the work of Canadian, internationally exhibiting artists such as Jessica Eaton, … Continued

The 2020 Tricera Printing Grant Recipients

Capture Photography Festival is thrilled to announce the 2020 recipients of the Tricera Printing Grant: Annie Briard Rydel Cerezo Jackie Dives Pao Houa Her Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes Claude Labrèche-Lemay Pixy Liao Svava Tergesen Theo Terry News Photographers Association of Canada This year, the esteemed local fine art print studio Tricera Print awarded $6,500 in printing … Continued

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