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ICP Talk with Ami Vitale, National Geographic Photographer at Southampton Arts Center
July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15
ICP and SAC PRESENT TALKS FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHERS AMI VITALE, JOSH HANER, AND STEPHEN WILKES
Thursdays, July 11, July 18, and July 25 at 7 PM
$15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members)
The Photo Ark exhibition at SAC and ICP Talks have been made possible thanks to the Harbers Family Foundation and Renee Harbers and Chris Liddell.
ICP TALKS: Illustrated Talk with Ami Vitale, National Geographic Photographer
THURSDAY, JULY 11 | 7 PM | $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC and ICP Members)
Ami Vitale, a Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer, has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.” She has traveled to more than 90 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict, but also to surreal beauty and to the enduring power of the human spirit. Recently, Vitale has turned her lens to compelling wildlife stories, such as returning critically endangered captive-born species like giant pandas back to the wild and attempts to save the last living northern white rhinos from extinction.
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Cornell Capa founded ICP in 1974 to preserve the legacy of “concerned photography”—the creation of socially and politically-minded images that have the potential to educate and change the world—and the center’s mission endures today, even as the photographic medium and imagemaking practices have evolved. Through its exhibitions, school, public programs, and community outreach, ICP offers an open forum for dialogue about the role that photographs, videos, and new media play in our society. To date, it has presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes at every level. ICP brings together photographers, artists, students, and scholars to create and interpret the realm of the image. Here, members of this unique community are encouraged to explore photography and visual culture as mediums of empowerment and as catalysts for wide-reaching social change. Visit icp.org to learn more.