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Louis Carlos Bernal: Retrospectiva presents some 125 photographs by the pioneering Chicanx photographer active in the 1970s and 1980s, focusing on his moving portrayals of Mexican American people living in the barrios of Tucson and throughout the Southwest.
Join us for the screening of Witnesses to Democracy: the Journey of a Mother and a Photographer, an award-winning documentary film that tells the story of three people brought together by the tragic killing of college student Lee Han-yeol, whose death propelled the South Korean Democracy movement in June 1987.
The Artist Collective- under the guidance of Nhan Ho, a second-year graduate student in the School of Dance - partners with the University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography, Creative Fine Arts (CFA), the School of Dance, Film and Television, and the Fred Fox School of Music to present an experiential performance inspired by the Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea exhibition.
Join us for the screening of the Korean documentary "Tour of Duty," followed by a conversation with directors Dongryung Kim and Kyoungtae Park. Their 2012 award-winning film centers around the life stories of the three survivors of the camp town. In the film the directors listen to their stories, inviting the women to engage with their camera to recollect their memories in the military camp towns.
The International Symposium on Korean Photography is co-organized by the Center for Creative Photography and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, in collaboration with the School of Art. The symposium, held at the CCP auditorium, focuses on the state of contemporary Korean photography.
Step into the captivating world of Contemporary Korean society, where tradition meets rapid modernization and Western influence. Wonders and Witness: Contemporary Photography from Korea is an exhibition that invites you to explore the diverse facets of Korean life- its desires, anxieties, frustrations, and mysteries.
Drawn from five series: World War II, Nurse Midwife, Jazz Loft, Hitachi Corporation, and Minamata, W. Eugene Smith’s work will be presented with archival material that helps expand consideration of his practice beyond an art historical lens, connecting his photographs to other fields and disciplines.
Between the start of the University of Arizona’s Fall 2023 semester and the installation period for the Center for Creative Photography’s mid-November exhibition (stay tuned for the official announcement!), Studio CCP is a place where the campus community can come together for a broad and eclectic range of programming–classes, workshops, talks, crits, screenings, and happenings.
Catch Beatlemania with John, Paul, George and Ringo at this fab sing-a-long screening of the 1964 rock ‘n’ roll musical, A Hard Day’s Night! Sing-a-long to all the movie’s classic tunes, including “Can’t Buy Me Love,’ “I Should Have Known Better,” and “A Hard Day’s Night!” Rock out with pre-show Beatles Music Videos, and come dressed as your favorite Mop Top for our Beatles Costume Contest before the movie. You’ll love it, yeah, yeah, yeah!
Dr. Sarah K. Khan, multimedia maker/scholar, writes and creates bodies of work—paper, books, prints, photography, ceramics, and films — about food, culture, women and migrants. Her work is informed from extensive fieldwork and research globally. Her on-going body of multimedia work—Queens Migrant Kitchens—provides a window into the lovely and not-so-lovely messiness of a polyethnic universe of Queens, NY where over 160 languages are spoken.
In this lecture, Dr. Leigh-Anna Hidalgo presents her groundbreaking work, Casos De Justicia, and the engaged digital humanities research methodology of augmented fotonovelas. Drawing from critical anthropology, Chicanx/Latinx visual cultural studies and the emerging field of urban humanities, Hidalgo provides students and guests with a case study that charts the ways research and co-creative practices shapes activism and communities, and vice versa.
Mural-scale digital projections rotating photographs of the southwestern United States from CCP’s collection hypnotically tangle with a chance array of music and sound. 8-Track will also be stage to a curated schedule of live, in-gallery performances by regional musicians, commissioned to perform work inspired by CCP’s collection of photography.