The Modern Language Association of America (MLA) has selected Jerold C. Frakes as co-winner of this year’s Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Studies for his book “Early Yiddish Epic” (2014) published by the Syracuse University Press. The…
New Voices: Recent Acquisitions from Light Work Collection
Light Work is pleased to present “New Voices: Recent Acquisitions from the Light Work Collection.” Selected from over 4,000 photographs donated to the Light Work Collection by former artists-in-residence, the exhibition highlights Jennifer Garza-Cuen, Takahiro Kaneyama, Sara Macel, John Mann, Zanele Muholi, Flurina Rothenberger, Hrvoje Slovenc, Pacifico Silano, Maija Tammi and Mila Teshaieva.
The curated works of “New Voices” explore a wide variety of approaches to the medium, both conceptually and technically. The exhibition is currently on view in the Hallway Gallery at Light Work through Dec. 14 with an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 30, 5-7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Light Work’s collection is an extensive and diverse archive for the mapping of trends and developments in contemporary photography. This noteworthy collection includes all genres of expression found in contemporary photography, including documentary, abstract, experimental and conceptual work. The collection also serves as an important document of Light Work’s history of support for emerging artists and their creative process.
“New Voices: Recent Acquisitions from Light Work Collection” artists are also featured in “Light Work Annual: Contact Sheet 187, 192.” Copies of the Light Work Annual 2017 are available for purchase via the Light Work Subscription Program.