The Capture Photography Festival is back, and it’s huge, with over 100 exhibitions, public art projects and events and 45 galleries participating around Metro Vancouver. We highlighted six of the must-see shows.
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Bobbi Sue Smith, As Found. Part of the show: “(No) Matter What: Four Women Photographers Realize Neglected Spaces” at The ARC Gallery
Bobbi Sue Smith
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Fred Schiffer photographing a young boy for a B.C. Tel advertisement, May 4, 1960 Copyright JMABC. Part of the show: “Fred Schiffer: Lives in Photos” at the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC (hosted at MAKE Gallery)
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Leslie Hossack, Large Barn, Site of Tashme Internment Camp, Sunshine Valley, British Columbia, 2013 Archival inkjet colour print, 14"x 20.5” Part of the show: “Registered: The Japanese Canadian Experience During World War II” ath the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre
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Angela Grossmann, Underwear, from Models of Resistance, 2015 Collage, 12” x 12”. Part of the show: "Models of Resistance Poïesis Contemporary" hosted at Marion Scott Gallery | Kardosh Projects.
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Stephen Foster, Portrait of a Sioux Scout, 2013 Inkjet print for backlit lightbox, 22” x 18”. Part of the show: “Remediating Curtis: Imagining Indigeneity” at the Surrey Art Gallery
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Allen Ginsberg, Sandro Chia, his apartment studio on West 24th Street, 1985 Gelatin silver print, 50.8 x 40.6 cm Gift of the Rossy Family Foundation and copyright the estate of Allen Ginsburg. Part of the show: “’We Are Continually Exposed to the Flashbulb of Death’: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg (1953-1996)” at the Presentation House Gallery