Nathalie Herschdorfer invited by Photosphere 2016Nathalie Herschdorfer, Swiss curator and art historian and Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland will be in Delhi to conduct a workshop.
Nathalie Herschdorfer, Swiss curator and art historian and Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland has been invited by HABITAT PHOTOSPHERE 2016to conduct a workshop on Curating and Thinking about Photography in Exhibitions and Books
Dates 6 & 7 Dec 2016 / entry by registrationat the Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003
The workshop will explore the different ways of 'image-showing' and curation in exhibitions and books.Nathalie has also been invited by the festival directorate to conduct portfolio reviews.
About Nathalie Herschdorfer
Nathalie Herschdorfer is a curator and art historian specializing in the history of photography. She is currently Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland. In 2010 she was named director of the photography festival Alt. +1000 in Switzerland for which she curated two years of programming. She has also been working as a curator with the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography for several years. Previously, she was a curator at the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, where she worked for twelve years on major exhibitions, including Face: the Death of the Portrait, and retrospectives of Edward Steichen, Leonard Freed, Ray K. Metzker and Valérie Belin.
Nathalie is the author of Afterwards: Contemporary Photography Confronting the Past (2011), editor of Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography (2012) and co-author, with William A. Ewing, of reGeneration: Tomorrow's Photographers Today, two books dedicated to emerging photography on the international scene. Among her recent projects are a Dictionary of Photography including over 1,200 concise yet fully detailed entries on all aspects of the subject (Thames & Hudson/Editions de La Martinière, 2015), the book NewSwissArchitecture (2015), and Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast, an exhibition produced by FEP and accompanied by a book published in six editions.More: www.fep-photo.org/curator/herschdorfer/
Habitat PHOTOSPHERE is an initiative of Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The objective of the festival is to raise environmental awareness through photography. www.indiahabitat.org/vag