FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jennifer Shaw, PhotoNOLA Coordinator
Andy Adams: Photo 2.0 Lecture
December 10, 2011
(New Orleans, LA) PhotoNOLA is pleased to present a lecture with Andy Adams, creator of FlakPhoto, during PhotoNOLA 2011.
Mr. Adams will share his Photo 2.0 lecture at the about online publishing, social media, and community collaboration in the digital age. Photography is no longer restricted to the gallery wall or the printed page - photoblogs, online magazines and digital galleries have exploded in recent years - photography now regularly (and sometimes exclusively) appears on computer screens. In this lecture Mr. Adams will discuss the ways that Web 2.0 is influencing contemporary photo culture around the world: connecting international audiences to art experiences, enabling the discovery of new work and presenting never-before-seen channels of expression and participation.
The lecture takes place Saturday, December 10, 2011 from 12-1pm at the Contemporary Arts Center, located at 900 Camp Street. This event is free and open to the public.
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About Andy Adams
Andy Adams is an independent web producer + photo publisher whose work blends aspects of digital communication, online audience engagement, and web-based creative collaboration to explore contemporary ideas in photography. Recent projects include The Future of Photobooks, a cross-blog conversation that considered the impact of internet culture on photographic production, exhibition and distribution and 100 Portraits - 100 Photographers, a digital exhibition of contemporary portraiture that has shown at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Australian Centre for Photography and numerous festivals in the U.S. and abroad. In his spare time he publishes FlakPhoto.com, an online art space that promotes the discovery of artists, bookmakers and photo organizations from around the world. Andy lives with his wife in Madison, Wisconsin. You can read more about him on his website, AndyAdamsPhoto.com.
PhotoNOLA is an annual festival of photography in New Orleans, coordinated by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with galleries, museums and other venues citywide. The sixth annual festival takes place December 2011, with peak programming scheduled for Dec 8-11. Events include lectures, workshops, openings and a gala, with a broad range of photography exhibitions on display throughout the month, showcasing work by photographers near and far. PhotoNOLA draws hundreds of photography professionals to the city to partake in a variety of educational programming, and reaches broadly into the local community with exhibitions and events that are largely free and open to the public. Please visit http://www.photonola.org/ for more information.