Street Photography with Noah E. Morrison

Inspired by our current exhibition, The First Light From Darkness by Alex Harsley, join photographer Noah E. Morrison to learn about the tenets of street photography. In the first session, participants will be guided through the exhibition by Director of Exhibitions & Special Projects Vivian Chui. Then, Morrison will share techniques and prompts before heading out to photograph Red Hook. The second session will be a virtual critique of the photos captured during the first session.

Date: This workshop meets in-person at Pioneer Works on Sunday, July 18 from 1–5pm. Participants will meet at Pioneer Works and then will head out into Red Hook. For the second meeting, the workshop will meet via Zoom on Thursday, July 22 from 7-9pm EST.

Price: $50

Audience: No experience needed.

Materials: Bring your own digital camera/phone camera.

Noah E. Morrison (b. 1995) is a New Yorker who has been working in photo and video for nearly half of his life. He is steadily trying to develop a practice that helps him figure out how he has become and is becoming in relation to race, sexuality, gender, and nationality. He is currently working on integrating writing into his photographic work, as well as experimenting with 3D multidisciplinary projects.

His work has been represented by Esperanza Project Space and online arts boutique Spotte Art, and has been shown at Drexel University, the School of the International Center of Photography, the Kitao Gallery at Swarthmore College, and at Leiminspace in Chinatown, Los Angeles. He has been profiled online by Hooligan Magazine.

He graduated from Swarthmore College in 2017 and is an incoming Master’s Candidate in Contemporary Art at the Estonian Academy of Arts.

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This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.