'Bulletin Boards: Prints Into Books & Films', IN CONVERSATION WITH DANNY LYON
Friday June 14 + Saturday June 15, 2019 | Bowen Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Open to: photographers, filmmakers, photojournalists & journalists, artists, writers, teachers, media workers and students.
For the first time, and 33 years after his March 1986 exhibition ‘Danny Lyon: Photographs and Films’ at the Presentation House, iconic photographer and indefatigable social rights activist Danny Lyon comes to Vancouver this June for an exclusive 2-day lecture event where he will share the inspiring life stories and artistic philosophy behind his hugely influential photodocumentary works & non-fiction films! Through a dynamic, multilayered format of narration using book maquettes, original audio recordings, Polaroids prints and photomontages as well as other autobiographical materials, the artist will draw out the complex historical contexts behind his renowned works and invite the audience deeper in the intimacy of their making.
SPACE IS LIMITED WITH REGISTRATIONS ON A 1ST-COME-1ST-SERVED BASIS
ABOUT DANNY LYON
Danny Lyon is a photojournalist, writer and filmmaker. He has long been considered one of the most original and influential documentary photographers and has produced numerous highly collectible photobooks, mounted solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC, and won two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Fellowship, and ten National Endowment for the Arts awards. Lyon divides his time between New York State and New Mexico.
Among his many books are ' The Bikeriders', 'Conversations with the Dead', 'Knave of Hearts' amongst many others to be presented by the artist in person during this seminar. Danny Lyon’s photographs are in Museums and collections throughout the world. His most recent one man show was at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. He regularly shows at Gavin Brown Enterprises and Terry Etherton.