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Moyra Davey

Pratt Photography Lectures

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Moira Davey, detail from You’re a nice guy to let me hold you like this, greengrassi, London, September 2015


Clinton Hill / Fort Green

Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Ave

The Pratt Photography Lectures presents Moyra Davey on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. This event is generously sponsored by the Social Sciences and Cultural Studies Department.

Born in Canada in 1958, Moyra Davey is a photographer/filmmaker. She holds a BFA from Concordia University and an MFA from UC San Diego. She attended the Whitney ISP in 1989. Davey has produced six narrative videos including Notes On Blue, 2015; My Saints, 2014; Les Goddesses, 2011; and Fifty Minutes, 2006. She is the author of Burn the Diaries, I’m Your Fan, Long Life Cool White, The Problem of Reading, and editor of Mother Reader: Essential Writings on Motherhood. Her works are in major public collections in the US and Europe including MoMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Tate Modern. In 2004 she was awarded the Anonymous Was a Woman grant. Davey’s work is currently included in Photo-Poetics: An Anthology at the Guggenheim Museum through March 23, 2016. She lives and works in New York.

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.