The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Free timed tickets for the Museum collection galleries encourage social distancing, and increased health and safety procedures are in place. Following local ordinances, visitors are required to wear a mask inside all buildings, including restrooms and concession buildings. For the safety of everyone, we ask that all outdoor event attendees wear masks both outdoors and indoors. Learn more about these updates at ncartmuseum.org/covid19.

CLICK! Photography Festival Keynote Lecture: Portraiture As Political Struggle

The social uses of photography, especially portrait photography, have become commonplace, making it easy to miss the powerful significance of photographing people who are typically left out of the story. Bringing these stories of representation into public spaces is a key artistic motivator for keynote speaker Titus Brooks Heagins and will be one of the topics of his artist talk.

Heagins’s work continues to profess the importance of the portrait as not simply a product of brief encounters between himself, his cameras, and various sitters but as instances of truth. His photographs are representations of lives lived that are often intentionally hidden within social, economic, and judicial structures.

The lecture is preceded by a slide show of artist submissions for Persevere, an outdoor exhibition and projection event in the Museum Park that is part of the Click! Photography Festival.

Image: Titus Brooks Heagins, Devonte, 2008, giclée digital print, 42 x 62 in., Gift of Maureen Cullins and Titus Brooks Heagins


Date

Oct 10, 2021

Time

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cost

Free; registration required

Location

East Building, SECU Auditorium

View the map

Ticket Information:
Tickets go on sale August 20 at 10 am.
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top