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Notes from the Field

Academic journal article Afterimage

Notes from the Field

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The Lumiere brothers' Autochrome process is 100 years old. The famous color process was patented on December 17, 1903, but the Academy of Sciences in Paris had to wait until May 30, 1904, to be presented with the first results.

The Society for Photographic Education will hold its 41st National Conference in Newport (RI), at the Hyatt Regency on Goat Island, March 25-28. This year's theme is "Photography and Place: Home-Neighborhood-Nation-World." The key-speakers will be Mark Sealy (the director of Autograph, the Association of Black Photographers in London), Frank Golhke, and Jerome Liebling (introduced by his former student Ken Burns).

Sophie Calle's Retrospective at the Pompidou Center (Beaubourg) was the main photographic event in Paris this winter. The show, on the last floor of the musuem closes on March 15. A catalogue, M'astu vue? (Did You See Me?) has been published in its French version by the Pompidou Center; Prestel is releasing its English counterpart. The bilingual French magazine art press released a very interesting review "The Woman Who Wasn't There" by Robert Storr in its November 2003 issue (#295), pp. 23-28.

The Houston Center for Photography receives $25,000 from Fondren Foundation for campaign to expand its facilities and educational programs. The HPC Learning center will occupy an additional 1500 square feet of space which will allow them to offer new photography courses. (713) 529-4755.

Columbia College of Chicago presents lecture series: Hokin Auditorium, 623 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago. Artist Lucinda Devlin will host the April 15-16 series and Shimon Attie is the artist for May 6-7.

Katherine Ware, the Curator of Photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be the juror for the 2004 Photo Review Photography Competition. …

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