Speaker Meeting October 2020

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Speaker Meeting October 2020

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Speaker: Mehveş Lekic Topic: “Photography as an Art Form: Building a Collection” In her presentation, Photography as an Art Form: Building a Collection, Mehveş Lelic will talk about finding context and nuance in the contemporary photography world, the evolution of the medium of photography from an invention and a feat of technology into an art form, and how this evolution has led to notable collection acquisition trends and institutional practices in the modern age. Mehveş Lelic is an Istanbul-born artist, curator and educator based in Maryland. She received her BA from the University of Chicago and is currently pursuing her graduate degree at Bard College. She has been awarded the National Geographic Expeditions Council Grant, a City of Chicago Individual Artists’ Grant, and a TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited and published internationally. She currently serves as curator at the Academy Art Museum.

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