Public Special Events
Food for Thought Lecture Series: Jessamyn Lovell
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 12:00pm
Free and Open to the Public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
About the Speaker
Jessamyn Lovell is an artist/educator based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her art practice integrates a combination of digital and traditional photography, video, writing, book-making, and map-making to examine personal narrative and the imperfections of day-to-day life. Two of her most recent projects include: No Trespassing, in which she attempts to build a portrait of her estranged father without him knowing and "Dear Erin Hart," a project that examines the trials and tribulations of identity theft. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally, is in numerous public and private collections, and she is the recipient of several awards, including the Aperture Portfolio Prize. Her work has also gained recognition and support from such institutions as Light Work, The Richmond Art Center, The Museum of Forward Thinking, CENTER and SF Camerawork.
About Food for Thought: Photography in the Expanded Field
The SFAI Photography Department is pleased to announce a new lecture series highlighting the next generation of photographers and photography-related artists in the Bay Area and beyond. Beginning March 6, the Wednesday noontime lectures will feature an exciting mix of presenters and practices, forms and styles, opinions and convictions. Please join us for food, drinks, and conversation with some of today's most compelling practitioners.