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Online event: SHIFTS: Photography in the 21st century Museum, online discussion / 7 July 2021

This short discussion, convened on Zoom, will examine the shifts affecting the programming, commissioning and collection of photography by art and photography museums, in the UK and internationally. On the occasion of the publication of Alexandra Moschovi’s monograph A Gust of Photo-Philia: Photography in the Art Museum and in the context of NEPN’s SHIFTS project, invited curators will explore how their institutions address current developments in photographic and curatorial practice and the ways museums can engage diverse publics and support photographers.

Confirmed contributors:

Matteo Balduzzi, Curator, Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy.

Alexandra Moschovi, Associate Professor of Photography and Digital Media, University of Sunderland, UK.

Thomas Seelig, Head Curator and Director of Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany.

Marta Weiss, Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.

SHIFTS: Photography in the 21st Century Museum
Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 13:00 GMT
Supported by the University of Sunderland and Arts Council England.
This is a free event but please register via Eventbrite as places are limited.



A Gust of Photo-Philia
Photography in the Art Museum
by Alexandra Moschovi ;

Leuven University Press kindly offers attendees 25% discount on both the print and e-book publication until 31 July.


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