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TALKING PICTURES: A series of discussions about contemporary photography: issues, trends, problems and delights

  • REVOLVE 821 Riverside Drive #179 Asheville, NC, 28801 United States (map)

Chapter One: Some Of Us - Photographer Michael Carlebach in conversation with photography historian Alison Nordstrom, with Eric Baden moderating

October 3rd at 6:30p doors open at 6p


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Join us for a lively discussion to celebrate the publication of Some of Us. This is the first installment in a series of conversations between practioneers, thinkers and the audience put together by Sam Yanes. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. Be sure to reserve a seat as space is limited.
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photo by Margot Ammidown

Michael Carlebach

Michael is a photographer, historian, and professor emeritus at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.  He is the author of several seminal works on the history of American photojournalism, and his own photographs are widely published and exhibited.  His most recent book is Some of Us. He and his wife, architect and historian Margot Ammidown, live in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Alison Nordstrom

Alison is an independent writer and curator based in Cambridge, Massachusetts specializing in historical and contemporary photographs of all kinds. Formerly the Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography, (Florida)and Senior Curator of Photographs at George Eastman House, (New York) she is the author of over 100 published books and essays on photographic topics, and has curated over 100 photographic exhibitions in nine countries. In 2016, she was Artistic Director of Fotofestiwal Lodz, in Poland, where she was curator of five contemporary exhibitions, among them Robert Rauschenberg Travels at Museum Atlas Sztuki. Currently Curator for International Programs at the Griffin Museum of Photography, she is also a visiting scholar in photography at Lesley University and a Research Fellow at Harvard’s Peabody Museum. She holds the PhD in Cultural and Visual Studies.


Eric Baden

Eric is a photographer and professor of photography at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC. He was project director of photo+craft 2016, a photo-based multi-disciplinary arts festival held in Asheville, NC, and is currently at work with the organizing team on photo+sphere 2018, an interchange in science and art that explores the consequences of human activity in the biosphere. 

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