Photography as Performance: A Conversation with John Schabel and Gary Schneider


Monday, May 21, 2018, 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

To mark the opening of the exhibition Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001 (May 19–August 12, 2018), the Harvard Art Museums will present a conversation between artist John Schabel and printer and artist Gary Schneider. In the 1980s and ’90s, Schneider and his partner John Erdman operated a photography printing business in downtown Manhattan. Schabel was one of the many artists who came to Schneider to have his work printed. The two collaborated on many of Schabel’s most important works, and in the process developed a long-lasting working relationship based on a common understanding of photography’s technical and conceptual dimensions.

Jennifer Quick, the exhibition’s curator and the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Associate Research Curator in Photography, will moderate the conversation.

The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Free admission, but limited seating is available. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance. One ticket per person.

Following the lecture, the Analog Culture exhibition will remain open until 8pm.

Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

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