February Exposure Festival 2011: Calgary, Banff & Canmore

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Throughout the month of February, EXPOSURE, a festival dedicated to the celebration of Canadian and international photo-based work, will be featuring exhibitions and educational events in the Calgary, Canmore and Banff areas. The theme for this year’s festival is Where We Are: A Sence of Place, around which many of the events and exhibits examine and explore the aesthetics of photography and invite conversation. Exposure 2011 will be featuring over 30 venues in Calgary, Banff, and Canmore. Here’s a selection of events to come:

EXPOSURE 2011 OPENING NIGHT AT THE WHYTE MUSEUM
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, February 5, 7 – 9 pm

HERE WE ARE: FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE
Juniper Hotel & Bistro (Banff), February 4, 7 – 9 pm
Hôtel Le Germain (Calgary), February 10, 7 – 9 pm

LAUNCH:  THE GALLERY OF ALBERTA MEDIA ART (GAMA)
EPCOR Centre, February 14

PANEL DISCUSSION – PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE FUTURE:WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Alberta College of Art and Design, February 15, 7 – 9 pm

ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION: ALTHEA THAUBERGER
Glenbow Museum – ConocoPhillips Theatre, February 17, 7 pm

WHYTE MUSEUM KEYNOTE SPEAKER – SYLVIA PLACHY: DANCING WITH GHOSTS, Canmore Collegiate High School Theatre, February 20, 7 – 9 pm

WHERE WE’RE GOING: THE VISTEK EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWCASE, Exposure 2011 Closing Party at the Art Gallery of Calgary, February 25, 7 – 9 pm

CANMORE OUTDOOR WALL PROJECTIONS, all throughout February
Stay tuned for updates on the action to come!

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