Photography As Theater is the Subject of Artist’s Talk at Sharon Arts’ Exhibition Gallery – Thursday, June 2nd at 5:30pm
Photographer and Professor Robert Sargent Fay to discuss “Photography as Theater” at Sharon Arts June 2nd
Perception, imagination, and reflection. They’re all part of the theater of photography, says photographer and lecturer Robert Sargent Fay of Hancock, in a talk at Sharon Arts Center’s Exhibition Gallery. This free public program will take place on Thursday, June 2, 5:30-7:00pm.
Fay’s topic will be “Photography as Theatre: Perception- Memory- Reflection.” In his presentation, Fay will explore and discuss his personal journey of exploring the possibilities of theatre in photography. He will also detail how many other photographers have made good use of the theatrical possibilities of their chosen medium. In describing his own journey, Fay will discuss personal projects on Emily Dickinson, the Lewis and Clark Exhibition, the Amish Community of Lancaster County, and the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau. He will illustrate his lecture with original prints and projected images. He will also make reference to SAC’s current exhibition CLICK: Contemporary Responses to Photographic Masterworks.
Professor of English at Landmark College, Putney, Vermont, Mr. Fay is a consultant to Ken Burns and Florentine Films, producers of a recent documentary on the life of Mark Twain. He also the author of Ocean in View! O! the Joy. A Collection of Photographs of the American West.
Professor Fay’s lecture will be held at 5:30pm on June 2nd, in the Center’s Depot Square Galleries. Admission is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. For further information, call 603-924-7676.
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About Sharon Arts: The mission of Sharon Arts Center, a non-profit organization, is to engage the community in the artistic process, to support and serve artists and craftspeople, and to foster the relationship between artists and the community through education, exhibitions, the promotion and sale of art and craft, as well as through special programs and events.
Sharon Arts Center offers a wide variety of art classes and programs in the school facility in Sharon, NH, a Fine Craft Gallery, a Juried Artist Member Gallery, and an Exhibition Gallery at Depot Square.
The Sharon Exhibition Gallery is located on Grove Street in Downtown Peterborough. Downtown hours are: Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.
Sharon Arts is sponsored in part by: The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, The Susan A. & Donald P. Babson Charitable Foundation, The Bean Foundation, The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, The Grimshaw-Gudewicz Charitable Foundation, The Kingsbury Foundation, The Putnam Foundation and art lovers like you!