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JU’s Brest Gallery to unveil ‘Phone Art’ show Sept. 5
Photography, Camera Phone Show
Sept. 5-Oct. 2
5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5
"I Smoke You So Much" by Natali Prosvetova
The smart phone,
and its application software, has increased a presence in the creation
of photographic artworks. Many photographers and artists now use their
smart phones, and a number of different apps, to modify and manipulate
image capture. This telling exhibition showcases the work of a number of
photographers, invited from around the world, who use the smart phone
to assist in the creation of their work.
All of the
artwork in the exhibition was submitted digitally to reduce the impact
on the environment and all of the photographs were printed on campus on
recycled, acid-free paper.
unusual show that hasn’t been done very often, so it’s kind of exciting
for the artists and us,” said JU Associate Professor of Art Jack
Turnock, the show’s curator. “I invited artists from around the world to
“Some of the
invited participants are professional photographers, some are amateur
artists, but all are intrigued by the possibilities offered by
technology. One invited photographer has written the definitive book on
the subject of smart phone photography.
The show is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Oct. 2.
Featuring the works of (click on the names below to learn more about the artists):
Elisa Luoni, photographer – Italy
Click here to see more photos from the art show in Wave Weekly.
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