March 1st 2018
7pm-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
122 Bond St (School of Image Arts – Ryerson)
Converge Lecture Series would like to invite you to attend the first lecture of 2018 featuring photographic artist John Edmonds from Brooklyn NY.
John Edmonds is an artist working in photography whose practice includes fabric, video, and text. He received his MFA in Photography from Yale University School of Art and his BFA in Photography at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design. Most recognized for his projects in which he focused on the performative gestures and self-fashioning of young black men on the streets of America, he is also known for his portraits of lovers, close friends, and strangers. He has participated in residencies at Light Work, Syracuse, NY; the Center of Photography at Woodstock,Woodstock, New York; FABRICA: The United Colors of Benneton’s Research Center, Treviso, Italy, and The Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine. Recent Exhibitions include tête-à-tête at David Castillo Gallery, curated by Mickalene Thomas, James Baldwin/Jim Brown & The Children at The Artist’s Institute curated by Hilton Als, and Face to Face at the California African American Museum. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and is represented by ltd los angeles
All the lectures are open to the public, accessible to all bodies, welcoming to all faiths and backgrounds and a hundred percent free!
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