1. Exposing Muybridge by Marc Shaffer

    Brilliant, ambitious, and mischievous, the 19th-century San Francisco photographer Eadweard Muybridge lived the lives of a dozen men before his breakthrough photographs of running horses set the course for the development of cinema and transformed the camera into a machine of unmatched perception and persuasion.  But hiding in Muybridge’s work are clues that provoke an enduring question: Can we believe what we see in a photograph? Program Schedule: 5p … Print viewing of CCP collection materials, […]

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  2. Photography and Taiwan

    The new School of Art symposium on photography in Asian continues April 7-9 virtually with “Photography and Taiwan: History and Practice.” Organized by the School of Art Assistant Professor Dr. Jeehey Kim, the symposium includes numerous photography curators and historians from such institutions as National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, National Taiwan University of Arts, […]

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  3. Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age

    Alanna Airitam’s photographic project, “The Golden Age” celebrates a vision of Black Americans that is uplifting, inspiring, and empowering.  In 10 luscious and elegant large-scale portraits, the artist features contemporary African Americans as symbolic saints who are simultaneously magnificent and powerful.   The title refers to an era of portrait painting when Dutch Old Masters like Rembrandt […]

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  4. CCP Front Porch Book Sale

    Stop by CCP’s front porch book sale while you’re visiting the Tucson Festival of Books! The Center has reorganized our spaces over the last year to prepare for exciting renovations to our collection storage and upgrades to our Volkerding Study Center, and that means lots of new and used books need new homes. We will have […]

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  5. Photograph Conservation in the Trees

    Join conservators at CCP in “trees stir in their leaves” to talk about different technologies used to make the photographs displayed in this exhibition. Look at study collection examples and other discovery materials which illustrate common materials and techniques of photography. Conservators will also be on hand to discuss concerns relating to condition and the […]

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  6. Embodying Self as Subject

    The question of the photographed subject presents a central ethical and political challenge today that is invariably bound up with centuries of image production, with the lenses through which we have constructed our selves and another’s self. Sama Alshaibi and Deborah Willis will take an immersive look into the visual and identity politics of portraiture […]

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  7. Zig Jackson Artist Talk

    Zig Jackson will speak on The Photographic Journey of Rising Buffalo, a program collaboratively presented by the Andrew Smith Gallery and the Center for Creative Photography. A longtime gallery artist Zig Jackson, also named Rising Buffalo, is an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara) and the first Native American photographer to be awarded […]

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