Photographers scheduled to talk about their work and careers as part of the Master Talks series at this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph will include Lynsey Addario, Ernesto Bazan, Camille Seaman, Bruce Gilden, Robin Schwartz, and Hank Willis Thomas, festival organizers have announced.
The festival will take place June 7, 8 and 9 in Charlottesville, Virginia. LOOK3 bills itself as a celebration of photography, where attendees and featured artists can share images, ideas and inspiration over three days and nights.
Other recent additions to the schedule include renowned underwater photographer David Doubilet, who will give a pre-show lecture about his work on the evening of June 6. Doubilet’s images will be displayed on banners along the pedestrian mall in downtown Charlottesville.
Evening projections on June 8 and 9 will showcase works by more than three dozen photojournalists and artists, including Todd Hido, Moises Saman. Steve Winter, Arlene Gottfried, and Beth Dow, to name just a few of the established professionals. The work of several emerging photographers will also be part of the projections.
As previously announced by LOOK3 organizers, this year’s event will feature on-stage interviews with Alex Webb, Donna Ferrato and Stanley Greene. They will discuss their influences, processes, and inspiration in three separate present4ations.
In addition, several photographers will teach two-day master classes during the festival. They include Bazan, Addario and Thomas, as well as Eugene Richards, David Alan Harvey, Maggie Steber, Brian Storm and Julieanne Kost.
The guest curators of this year’s LOOK3 program David Griffin, visuals editor of The Washington Post, and photographer Vincent J. Musi.
General admission passes for all of the events (except master classes) cost $145, or $75 for students. A premium pass (called The Big Love Pass) costs $450, and entitles pass holders to reserved seating at the on-stage interviews, master talks, and projections. Big Love Pass holders will also have a chance to meet all presenting photographers at a special reception on June 8.
Additional information about the festival is available at the LOOK3 Web site.
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