exclusively feature local New England photographers at the FLASHED pop-up gallery in the SoWa market and the Taking In 2012: Best of AIB Photography at the Laconia Gallery.
The Festival boasts four FREE days of programmed lectures, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitions, as well as public art installations, special receptions, and nightly celebrations and is a brilliant opportunity to network with powerhouse industry professionals from around the globe.
- Day 1: The Industry
Vanity Fair (Art Director Chris Dixon) / Alan Taylor (Senior Editor of The
Atlantic's Photoblog 'In Focus') / WINKREATIVE (Maurus Fraser)
Flash Forward Group Show Exhibition Opening 7-10pm
- Day 2: Publishing - Breaking the Mold
Wonderful Machine / Once Magazine (Co-Founder John Knight) / Photographer
Humble Arts Exhibition Opening 7-10pm
- Day 3: Thinking Outside the Box
Tony Fouhse / Emphas.is (Co-Founder Tina Ahrens) / Photo Shelter (CEO Allen
Murabayashi) / Celebrated Boston Photographer David Hilliard
About Flash Forward Festival Boston
This international four-day annual event is an extension of The Magenta Foundation's successful annual emerging photographers competition, Flash Forward. The competition, established as a platform to promote emerging artists from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, is one of the most important art incubators in the world. For more information visit www.flashforwardfestival.com.
About The Magenta Foundation
Established in 2004, The Magenta Foundation is Canada's pioneering non-profit arts publishing house. Magenta was created to organize promotional opportunities for Canadian artists in the international arts community through circulated exhibitions and publications. Projects mounted by Magenta are supported by credible international media coverage and critical reviews in all mainstream media formats (radio, television and print). Magenta works with key international organizations and individuals to help increase recognition for Canadian artists around the world, uniting the global photography community. Through its partnerships, Magenta sets a standard for community collaboration while developing both a domestic and international presence vital to the success of Canadian artists. For more information, visit www.magentafoundation.org.
The Magenta Foundation and TD Bank are pleased to announce the second annual installment of
Flash Forward Festival, taking place June 7-10, 2012 at Fairmont Battery Wharf on the city's revitalized North End waterfront. Following its successful debut in 2011, this yearâs festival now expands to include gallery shows and public art installations across the city. This is a can't-miss opportunity to check out the hottest new art stars from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, as well as special exhibitions which