Lucas Blalock. Courtesy of the Artist.

Lucas Blalock. Courtesy of the Artist.

Speaker Series

Speaker Series | Artist Talk with Lucas Blalock


In person at Emily Carr University, Rennie Hall
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Capture Photography Festival presents its second Speaker Series talk with photographer Lucas Blalock. Join us for a discussion of Blalock’s career and his public art installation at The GreyChurch Billboard for the 2023 Capture Photography Festival.

The GreyChurch Billboard is generously supported by Jane Irwin and Ross Hill.

This event is part of the 2023 Capture Photography Festival Speaker Series and is presented by Capture Photography Festival in partnership with the Audain Faculty of Art at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and is generously supported by Bruce Munro Wright.

About the Artist

Lucas Blalock is an artist working in photography who has exhibited widely. He has staged solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Museum Kurhaus in Kleve, Germany as well as in galleries in the US and in Europe. His work has also been included in The 2019 Whitney Biennial as well as in shows at The Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Malmo Kunsthall. 

Blalock also makes books with titles including Towards a Warm Math (Hassla, 2011), Windows Mirrors Tabletops (Morel, 2013), Making Memeries (SPBH, 2016), A Grocer’s Orgy (Primary Information, 2018), Figures (Zolo Press, 2022), and Why Must the Mounted Messenger Be Mounted? (Objectiv, 2022). Oar Or Ore, an expansive survey of the artist’s work since 2013 through the lens of recent exhibitions will be published by Museum Kurhaus later this year. 

Blalock, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, holds a BA from Bard College, attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and received his MFA from UCLA. He is represented by Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Zurich and New York and by Rodolphe Janssen in Brussels. Blalock is also an Assistant Professor of Photography at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

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