Exploring Format: A Hands-on Tour of Walker Evans Exhibition with Vintage Cameras
Monday, Dec 6, 2010, 11 am-Noon
By Museum admission (Museum members are free)
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
A tour of the exhibition, Walker Evans’ Louisiana: Photographs from the Collection of Jessica Lange, with a focus on how the format of the film and camera have an impact on a photographer’s work. There will be a selection of vintage cameras to explore along with a demonstration of how a large-format (a 4×5 Speed Graphic) camera works, samples of negatives contact prints, and a discussion of how using an 8×10 camera contributed to the content and style of Evans’ photographs.
This is part of the Museum’s “Mondays at the O” programming.
Spots are limited. For information, or to reserve a spot call 504-539-9650.