Francesca Ammon based her article for the CCA website, “Captioning Milton-Parc,” on her research project for “Architecture and/for Photography.” The article narrates the role played by the work of photographers David Miller and Clara Gutsche, two residents of Milton-Parc in Montreal, in preserving the neighborhood’s community in the face of urban renewal.
Charting the American Bottom Exhibit
Institution:Washington University in St. Louis,
This exhibition brings together photographs by Jennifer Colten with historical and interpretive text edited and written by Jesse Vogler, who made excursions into the margins of the East St. Louis flood plane over the past year, occupying and recording its traces.
Institution:University of the Witwatersrand,
There are many places in South Africa that are connected through their names with sites of conflict around the world. Beirut in Alexandra, Johannesburg is just one example and was named when hostel violence erupted in the area in the early 1990s and references the Lebanese civil war. Svea Josephy presents photographic diptychs and triptychs accompanied by texts, which explore what these connections mean to the communities that adopted these names.
Category:Symposia & Lectures
For the event “Talking Pictures,” organized in the framework of the “Architecture and/for Photography” project, Sophie Dars and Carlo Menon, Stefano Graziani, and Yasufumi Nakamori presented strategies for reimagining and employing visual formats such as the photo essay, the photo novel, and the photo exhibition.
Talking Pictures, a Circuit
“Talking Pictures, a Circuit” concluded the “Architecture and/for Photography” project. In a nine-part circuit of installations and interventions travelling throughout the spaces of the CCA, researchers reflected on the critical and creative relationship between photography and architecture.