Art Intersection presents Light Sensitive, an annual juried exhibition of images created using traditional and alternative photographic processes. Past work has included analog c-prints, platinum, cyanotype, gelatin silver, gum bichromate, wet plate collodion tintypes, chemigrams, and other printing processes.
We are honored to have Robert Hirsch as the Juror for Light Sensitive 2015.
The Art Intersection curatorial staff will select three artists from Light Sensitive to show additional work during an exhibition running from December 12, 2015 to January 9, 2016.
Important 2015 Dates
26 January : Application and JPEG submissions due
4 February : Notification of selected work
25 February : Selected work due at Art Intersection
7 March : Opening reception from 6 – 8pm
18 April : Exhibition closes at 6pm
About the Juror
Robert Hirsch is an artist, curator, and author of Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960; Seizing the Light: A Social History of Photography; Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age; Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Equipment, Ideas, Materials, and Processes; and Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels. Chinese and German editions of Light and Lens have also published.
He has published scores of articles about visual culture and interviewed eminent imagemakers. Hirsch is the former Associate Editor for Photovision and Digital Camera magazines and a contributing writer for Afterimage, Exposure, Fotophile, The History of Photography, The Photo Review, and World Book Encyclopedia among others.
Hirsch’s work has been exhibited in over 200 solo and group shows. His The Sixties Cubed project premiered this spring at both CEPA Gallery and Indigo Art in Buffalo, NY. His installation, World in a Jar: War and Trauma, has traveled to over a dozen venues around the world and is now in the Burchfield-Penney Art Center Collection in Buffalo, NY. He has served as Society for Photographic Education’s South/Central regional chair and as member of the SPE National Board. A past Executive Director and Chief Curator of CEPA Gallery, Hirsch currently operates Light Research. His visual and written projects can be viewed at the Light Research website.