Public invited to show up at a simulcast lecture on Aug. 13
ROCKPORT –Teju Cole, novelist, photographer, and critic, will take a look at Maine Media Workshops + School concerning Aug. 12–16 for a series of particular occasions which includes a general public lecture on Friday, Aug. 13, an award reception on Saturday, Aug. 14 by invitation and a grasp course on Monday, Aug. 16. Maine Journal is a media sponsor for this party.
Formerly the pictures critic of the New York Moments Journal from 2015 till 2019, Cole is currently the Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Imaginative Producing at Harvard and the creator of 7 publications. In his practice as a photographer, Cole maintains an comprehensive exhibition history each nationally and internationally.
On Friday, Aug. 13, 3-4 p.m., Cole will deliver a are living lecture entitled “Words for Pictures: Current Projects.” The public is invited to attend the lecture as a simulcast. In this lecture, Cole will existing the photo-textual content works he has developed in the previous five years and will give a quick account of the selections powering every of these projects. Cole will also converse about how he attempts to stability his vocation as a images critic with his get the job done as both equally a writer and a photographer. To participate in the lecture through Zoom/Dwell Stream, register at mainemedia.edu/occasions/visionaryaward. For far more data, get in touch with Beth Storey at [email protected] or 207-975-0500.
Cole is getting honored at an award reception on Saturday, Aug. 14 outdoors beneath the Thorne Pavilion on the campus of Maine Media Workshops + College in Rockport as the recipient of the 2021 Joyce Tenneson Visionary Award from Maine Media Workshops + School in recognition and celebration of his remarkable contributions to the fields of visual, media and literary arts.
The Joyce Tenneson Visionary Award, named for 1 of our community’s most distinguished and influential figures, was 1st awarded to its namesake in 2019.
“Maine Media seeks to encourage storytellers— in movie, book arts, photography, or composing.” Joyce Tenneson, photographer, remarked. “I can’t consider of a different individual who embodies abilities in all these disciplines more absolutely than Teju Cole. He is definitely a Renaissance gentleman. I am so delighted he will be the receiver of this year’s Visionary Award.”
Michael Mansfield, Maine Media’s president, reported, “Teju is in truth a visionary. His do the job has motivated conversations on campus for a range of many years now and his achievements in images and literature continue on to shape visible contemplating throughout most contemporary modes of picture earning. I’m eager to introduce him to the group right here, and to have him on campus. It is an remarkable second.”
The receiver is selected by a jury comprised of Maine Media team, board customers, and associates of the Maine Media local community.
Cole’s Stop by and the Joyce Tenneson Visionary Award are supported by generous contributions from Marilyn Moss Rockefeller, a founding contributor to the Writer’s Harbor™ at Maine Media Faculty, as well as by a Host Committee built up of a lot of mates of Maine Media.
Started in 1973 as a summertime university for photographers, Maine Media Workshops + College or university is nowadays a not-for-financial gain degree granting establishment supplying far more than 400 workshops, certification systems and grasp classes in the fields of photography, film, media artwork, printmaking, creative creating and reserve arts, and serves practically 2000 countrywide and international college students annually on a 20 acre campus in Rockport, Maine and on-line.