McMillan Arts Center in Parksville to Host Photography Exhibit in Cloakroom Gallery – Parksville Qualicum Beach News


The McMillan Arts Center (MAC) in Parksville will host a celebration of photographic art in conjunction with the 2022 Exposure Photography Festival.

The exhibition, titled PERSPECTIVES‘ will be held in the arts center’s Cloakroom Digital Media Gallery, as well as online simultaneously, through March 31.

According to a statement from the MAC, the exhibition will showcase the work of six photographers’ perspectives on photography and its impact on an image-saturated world.

“Exploring every perspective from one of the world’s top photojournalists, three-time Pulitzer and Emmy Prize-winning Los Angeles-based Barbara Davidson, to microscopic views of Montreal photographer Jean Bruneau’s heart drugs and soap movies, and the incredible underwater microscopic creatures by Jim Decker, to indigenous images of coastal totems by GA (Tony) Fuller, Chelsie Xavier-Blower, filmmaker and environmental photographer, and Brenda Castonguay’s play on the ancient art of trompe-l’œil , incorporating hand-painted acrylic textured gels over his images printed on aluminum substrates,” the statement read.

The Exposure Photography Festival, a Calgary-based nonprofit, has announced its program and exhibiting artists for its 18th edition of the festival, which will run throughout February 2022.

Previous festivals have received over 850,000 visits, and this year Exposure finds another big audience at the extensive program of exhibitions and events held at galleries, local businesses and online.

The exhibitions feature a wide range of works, including photo collages, conceptual photography, politically engaged practices, and works that embrace social and individual experience, as well as visual explorations of identity and personal narratives. .

– NEWS staff, submitted

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