Gallery Talk And Performance By Tom Persinger

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Pittsburgh-based artist, Tom Persinger will discuss his work using antique and alternative photographic processes. As a celebration of the end of the exhibition of UNFIXED, Tom will "fix" his work "Present" which has been evolving through the course of the exhibiton UNFIXED and will serve as a record of the light of the exhibition.

Tom Persinger is a photographer, writer, historian, and the founder of F295. F295 is an international organization that believes in the value of a heterogeneous photographic approach, in which digital, historic, and self-made methods are purposely employed and combined in the creation of a new “21st Century Photography.”

He organizes the F295 symposium and seminar series to promote the exploration 21st Century Photography. These events offer a unique chance to investigate the ideas of light, time, and the apparatus through the voices of practicing photographers. The symposium also offers exhibitions and workshops by masters in their field.

Persinger’s photographs have been shown in numerous exhibitions and are in many private collections in the United States, Europe, and Japan. He has been published in Afterimage, Ag, American Forests, Black and White Photography (UK), The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (3rd Edition, forthcoming), Brigitte (Germany), Light and Lens (2nd Edition), Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques, PhotoEd (Canada),, Photographic Possibilities (3rd Edition), Photography Beyond Technique (forthcoming), Photo Technique, Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960 (forthcoming), and View Camera.

He has lectured at numerous colleges and universities, has lead many workshops, is a member of Freestyle Photographic’s Advisory Board of Photographic Professionals, the Media Arts Advisory Board at Robert Morris University, and is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Pittsburgh Filmmakers. He has a regular column in Photo Technique Magazine, and in addition to several photographic projects his book Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes will be released by Taylor & Francis/Focal Press in February 2014. He currently has a second book under contract that has the working title Inventing Photography. This book combines social history and how-to process information to provide a compelling and refreshing look at the medium and its inventors from the camera obscura to camera phones. It t is scheduled for release in Spring 2016.
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