CLEVELAND PHOTO FEST
with Support from
Bostwick Design Art Initiative
May 1st – June 30th, 2021
I IDENTIFY AS
30 Black and those who Identify as Other photographers exhibit portraits of 30 White and those who Identify as Other photographers who will exhibit their work of 30 Black photographers and those who identify as Other.
THREE WEEK SHOWS
LYDIA BAILEY: Portraits of Homelessness May 1st through May 20th
A collection of 45 photos and stories of those who are homeless at Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Men’s Shelter. These photographic portraits uncover the deep stream of humanity behind the stereotypes of those who are homeless in Cleveland.
TIM LACHINA: The Golden Hour: Polaroid Photographs May 21st – through June 9th
Before the gloaming: the fleeting sliver of time just before sunset sits the golden hour. The time when the sun showers all things with a magical glow, leaving little explicit details, blurring the mind between a dream and reality.
SPEAK IN IMAGES SEE IN SOUNDS JUNE 10th – June 30th
A collaboration and celebration of the soul through poetry, photography and music. Artists from three different realms will come together in one evening performance, merging mediums and sources of inspiration. A gallery exhibit will feature typewriters, polaroids, and other remnants from the project.
Thursday Night Programming
All Events are from 7-8PM
Lydia Bailey Talk on her show. May 6th
Jackie Bertolette: As a leader in the fashion industry, Fashion photographer and Founder and Editor of Haute Ohio, Ohio’s only fashion quarterly, Jackie has become a master at unusual perspective/angles as seen in her use of on-location ambient natural light. Her illustrated presentation will demonstrate and discuss how to create interesting and eye stopping fashion styled compositions with an angle toward developing a fashion style. May 20th
NIHIL OMNIA w/ Slain Nemo: Audio Visual Experience including New Media, 2D and 3D Computer Graphics, Fractals, Sculpture, and Visionary Art, with influences from painting, Sacred Geometry, photography, and video. May 27th
Delores Johnson: A Woman Photojournalist in the Middle East June 3rd
Speak In Images See in Sounds June 10th
Larry Rakow: Professor Optix’ Magic Lantern Show June 17th
Alex and Irene Shaland: Crazy Travelers Who have Crazy Pictures and Crazy Stories to Tell. Travel Fantasique! June 24th