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En Foco’s Photographers Town Hall & Networking Meeting

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En Foco’s Photographers Town Hall & Networking Meeting.

En Foco cordially invites all photographers of color, minority curators, cultural writers, and friends to attend Photographers Town Hall & Networking Meeting.

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 


Location
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Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

Purpose: Direct Funding for Photographers and Artists of Color

  • Introduction to En Foco’s Fellowship Program for Photographers of Color
  • An overview of the current funding climate for direct support of photographers and artists of color
  • Will the new New York City Cultural Plan support artists directly?
  • Is “trickle down” funding for artists through arts organizations sufficient?
  • Alternative support models to be considered

Brief presentations will be presented on related topics.

Travel directions:

Subway: Take the #2, #4, or #5 to 149thSt and the Grand Concourse Station
Bus: Take the #19 from 145th Street (Manhattan) to 149th Street & the Grand Concourse

Refreshments will be served.

Special thank you to Longwood Art Gallery and Hostos Center of Arts and Culture.

To RSVP or if you have any questions, please email townhall@enfoco.org.

For more information, please visit here.

 

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