Moyra Davey, Cisco (Landscape), 2019, black and white gelatin silver prints. Courtesy
of the artist; greengrassi, London; and Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York.

Image credit: Gene Pittman.

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Moyra Davey, Cisco (Landscape), 2019, black and white gelatin silver prints. Courtesy
of the artist; greengrassi, London; and Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York.

Image credit: Gene Pittman.

Keynote Speaker

Capture 2020 Festival Launch | Keynote Lecture

Cancelled

In an effort to support the containment of COVID-19 the Festival Launch is cancelled until further notice.

While Capture-presented live events will be postponed or cancelled, we are currently producing digital content to make various aspects of the Festival accessible online. Please check our website and Instagram for ongoing updates.

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Join Capture for the 2020 Festival Launch on April 2nd with the inaugural Keynote Lecture by New York-based artist Moyra Davey co-presented by Capture Photography Festival and Fillip, in partnership with the Audain Faculty of Art at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Davey will discuss a chronological account of her work and process, including what she is making, reading, writing, and looking at, from July 2019 to present.

Continue the night with a gallery hop in the False Creek Flats at BAF Gallery, Equinox Gallery, Gallery Jones, Monte Clark Gallery and the Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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Moyra Davey is a multidisciplinary artist whose work comprises the fields of photography, film, and writing. She has produced several works of film, most recently i confess (2019), which will premiere in the United States at the Museum of Modern Art this coming spring. She is the author of numerous publications including Burn the Diaries and The Problem of Reading, and is the editor of Mother Reader: Essential Writings on Motherhood. Davey has been the subject of major solo exhibitions at institutions including Portikus, Frankfurt/Main (2017); Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2016); Camden Arts Centre, London (2014); Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2010); and Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2008). Her work is found in major public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Tate Modern in London. She is the 2018 recipient of the Scotiabank Photography Award, and in 2004 was granted the Anonymous was a Woman Award.

 


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