Meg Birnbaum’s series “Person/Persona” will be featured in an exhibition at Flash Forward Festival, Boston, “Fresh Works: a Sampler of New England Photographers.” (above: Charlotte Dore, actress, singer, writer, pupeteer, cofounder of the 1950’s style group, the Stiletto Singers) Meg exhibited work from this series at the Davis Orton Gallery in April.
Flash Forward Festival Boston June 2 – 5
Free to the public, for emerging or established photographer, an arts-based media professional — or general public with an interest in contemporary photography
All events are at the Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston
Each day events and programs run from noon to 6 pm, followed by evening receptions on Thursday and Friday nights from 7 until 10.
The Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward Festival Boston is unique among North American visual arts events. Through a carefully developed program of lectures, panel discussions, exhibitions and receptions, festival participants will make connections with important industry personalities, gallerists, content developers and potential patrons, all while gaining insight into the state of the contemporary art scene.
Reception: Thursday, June 2, 7:00 – 10:00 pm
A selection of works from the United States, Great Britain, and Canada featured last fall in the Festival’s debut in Toronto; among other U.S. photographers present in the show include regional artists Claire Beckett, Jonathan Gitelson, S. Billie Mandle, and Kevin Van Aelst.
Reception: Friday, June 3, 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Exhibit open daily: 12pm – 7pm
An exhibition of ten regional photographers selected by Paula Tognarelli of the Griffin Museum of Photography and the PRC’s George Slade. The ten selected are Meg Birnbaum, Christopher Chadbourne, Greg J. Hayes, Katie Koti, Steven Keirstead, Rachel Loischild, Holly Lynton, Toni Pepe, Camilo Ramirez, and Jo Ann Walters.