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Charlotte Cotton "Photography is Magic"

Pratt Photography Lectures

Charlotte Cotton "Photography is Magic" Pratt Photography Lectures | Events Calendar
Asha Schechter, Picture 049 (Cardboard Box, Autumn Leaf Red, Funky Monkeys), 2013.


Clinton Hill / Fort Green

Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Ave

Location: Higgins Hall Auditorium

The Pratt Photography Lectures presents Charlotte Cotton “Photography is Magic” on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. This event is co-sponsored by the Photo League.

Charlotte Cotton was born in Cotswolds, England in 1970. Cotton is a writer and curator based in New York. Previously, she has held positions including Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2015, she was named Curator-in-Residence at the International Center of Photography, New York. Currently, she is a visiting critic at Yale University School of Art, New Haven. Cotton is the author of The Photograph as Contemporary Art and, most recently, Photography is Magic, a survey of more than eighty artists whose practices shape the possibilities of our contemporary photographic landscape. Cotton is the founder of “Words Without Pictures” and Eitherand.org.

There is a reception to follow the lecture from 8–9 PM in Higgins Hall.

The Pratt Photography Lectures are presented by the Pratt’s B.F.A. photography program and feature a diverse range of photographers, critics, and curators speaking about their work.

Doors open to Pratt students, faculty, and staff at 6 PM. Doors open to the public at 6:15 PM. This event is free and open to the Pratt community. Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall Auditorium, 61 St. James Place.

For more information regarding the Pratt Photography Lectures please visit: photographylectures.pratt.edu.