This blog will be used to reflect / announce the happenings and interests at PLATFORM in Winnipeg. Known as The Floating Gallery between 1981 and 2004, at which point we were renamed PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts to reflect a diverse adjustment to programming and outreach initiatives
19 November 2011
Artist Talk with Dawit L. Petros
Monday November 21, 12pm @ The University of Manitoba School of Art, Room 303 FitzGerald Building
In conjunction with Always Moving Forward Contemporary Africa Photography from the Wedge Collection
Dawit L. Petros was born in Asmara, Eritea and currently lives and works in New York. He has exhibited his work in group shows throughout Canada and in the United States, including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit, Wedge Curatorial Projects, Prefix Photo, and the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. He has also exhibited at the Photographic Resource Center at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, and the Maison de la culture Frontenac in Montréal. Petros has received Fulbright and J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships, as well as an Art Matters foundation grant and he has participated in residencies at the Center for Photography, Woodstock, and the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Image: Proposition 1: Mountain. 66 x 86.4cm, digital print, 2007