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The Art of Curating Photography Exhibitions with Paris Chong (Webinar)

  • Saturday
    July 20, 2024
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Join this online webinar for a comprehensive dive into the art of curating photography exhibitions. Explore the intricate process of selecting, arranging, and presenting photographs to convey compelling narratives and evoke emotions. Learn from a seasoned curator about the principles of curation, effective storytelling through images, and the significance of context and space. Gain insights into the behind-the-scenes aspects of exhibition planning, including collaboration with artists, designing exhibition layouts, and engaging diverse audiences.

Whether you’re an aspiring curator or a photography enthusiast, this webinar offers invaluable expertise and practical tips to enhance your understanding and appreciation of photography as a powerful medium of expression.

 

Paris Chong is the Gallery Director of the prestigious Leica Gallery Los Angeles. With over two decades of experience as a Curator she has represented galleries and artists at events including Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA and The Palm Springs Photo Festival in addition to promoting Leica Gallery Los Angeles at international shows such as Art Basel and Photo Paris.  Ms. Chong has also served as a respected and sought-after portfolio reviewer for The International Photography Awards (IPA), LACP, Photoville, The Palm Springs Photo Festival (PSPF), reFocus Awards, Open Walls Arles, Photolucida, ASMP and the ongoing Meet the Curator portfolio reviews for Leica Akademie USA.

With her extensive involvement in the art community, Ms. Chong’s duties over the many years have also seen her coordinating both intimate and large group events at Leica Camera’s flagship store in West Hollywood. Celebrated artists range from the legendary Henri Cartier Bresson and Sebastiao Salgado to contemporary powerhouse names such as Neal Preston, Julian Lennon, Lenny Kravitz, Maggie Steber, Mary Ellen Mark and Ralph Gibson to name a few.

Ms. Chong has also found time to give back to the community on multiple levels such as serving as a Board Member for The Foundation for The Aids Monument (FAM), a non-profit formed to secure funding for a memorial monument in West Hollywood and The West Hollywood Design District (WHDD).

Further to her philanthropic side, Ms. Chong also Curates still life photography showings for The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) at its historic Hollywood headquarters.


Details

  • One Session
  • Dates: Saturday, July 20, 10 am – 11:30 am PST
  • Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels
  • Tuition: $55 Non-Members; $45 Members (Become a Member and save!)
  • Location: Online

This class is part of our Saturday webinar series. These 90-minute presentations, taught by leading professionals in the field, are designed to be informative and educational. A wide range of topics will be explored. Each webinar will end with a Q&A from the audience.

A details email complete with the Zoom link will be sent to the attendees prior to the start date. If you have additional questions please email info@lacphoto.org.

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