The unique format of the conference will consist of one-on-one conversations between two individuals from disparate professional and research backgrounds. Each speaker will present a ten-minute presentation on the subject of photography, followed by twenty-minute dialogue responding to each other’s presentation.

WEDNESDAY April 10 – The Technical Image

9:00 AM-9:30 AM

9:45 AM-10:45 AM
“Copyleft and Image Sharing”
Katrina Sluis with Eric Saltzman

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
“Vision Machines”
Marvin Heiferman with Andreas Velten

12:00 PM-1 PM

1:00 PM-2:00PM
“The Online Image”
Laurel Ptak with Andrew Norman Wilson

2:15 PM-3:15 PM
“Photographic Truths”
Mia Fineman with Fred Ritchin

3:30 PM-4:30 PM
“Can Photographs Claim Rights?”
Thomas Keenan with Ariella Azoulay

THURSDAY April 11 – The Cultural Image

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
“The Ontology of Photographic Seeing”
Todd Cronan with Simon Critchley

1:45 PM-2:45 PM
“The Life and Death of Images”
Lynne Tillman with Eduardo Cadava

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
“Photography and Political Agency?”
Victoria Hattam with Hito Steyerl

4:15 PM-5:15 PM
“New Frontiers and Familiar Territories”
Doug Rickard with Joshua Chuang

5:30 PM-7:00 PM
“Round Table on Photography Education”
Moderated by Jeanine Oleson, with Becca Albee, Allen Frame, and Song Tae Chong

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