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Getting Outside of Your Bubble with a Camera: Workshop with Wing Young Huie - preregistration required
06/28/2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Are you stuck creatively or do you just need a clean, well-lighted place to talk about photography? Welcome to Wing’s Photo Workshop. Open to all photo enthusiasts, whatever your experience level, interests, biases or age. Cameras in all formats are welcome.
Topics include: how to get a project started, find subjects, keep going in spite of self-doubt, overcome inhibitions, develop a personal style, edit and exhibit your work.
Wing will show photos from his many projects, sharing anecdotes and insights behind the images while addressing the ethical, aesthetic, and cultural issues of interacting with thousands of strangers. Whether your interests are landscapes, human, documentary, or conceptual, this workshop will engage and enrich your understanding of photography.
Bring your camera, as you will photograph along Lake Street! Preregistration required.
Wing Young Huie has been an independent photographic artist for over 35 years, documenting the dizzying socioeconomic and cultural realities of American society, much of it centered in his home state of Minnesota. His work has been exhibited in museums nationally and internationally, and his public installations—Frogtown(1995), Lake Street USA (2000) and The University Avenue Project (2010)—transformed major Twin Cities’ thoroughfares into epic photo galleries, reflecting the everyday lives of thousands of its citizens in the midst of some of the most diverse concentrations of international immigrants in the country.
In 2000, Wing was named “Artist of the Year” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, stating, “Lake Street USA is likely to stand as a milestone in the history of photography and public art.” His five published books are: The University Avenue Project, Volume 1 (2010); The University Avenue Project Volume 2 (2010); Looking For Asian American: An Ethnocentric Tour (2007); Lake Street USA (2001) and Frogtown: Photographs and Conversations in an Urban Neighborhood (1996). Lake Street USA was hailed by the Minneapolis Star Tribune as one of 25 great books ever published about Minnesota.