Vivian Maier, Self-Portrait (Expressions), 1968, Evanston, IL
Vivian Maier: Exposed
Tuesday, June 17 to Saturday, August 16, 2014
Vivian Maier (French/American, 1926-2009) thrilled the world when her body of work of more than 100,000 negatives and some films were discovered in 2007. Maier kept photography all to herself, shooting in her spare time with her Rolliflex ready to capture anything and everything; buildings, trees, shadows, street portraits, road kill, gang members, newspaper headlines, celebrities, the odd, the mundane, the interesting, the everyday, and many times her own portrait or simply a shadow of herself.
College of DuPage was involved early on in the development of 200 rolls of Maier’s films owned by Jeffrey Goldstein. Members of “Team Vivian”, a team that helped develop the negatives, included several COD students and photo consultant, Frank Jackowiak, who were the first to process and view many of the photographs in this exhibition and the Jeffrey Goldstein collection, Vivian Maier Prints Inc.
Opening Reception: Meet & Greet with “Team Vivian”
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Team Vivian are those individuals that participated in the development of Vivian Maier’s negatives for this exhibit. Members Frank Jackowiak and film and photography students from College of DuPage with conduct a tour of COD’s newly remodeled facilities.
Film Screening and Panel Discussion*
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Performance Hall at the MAC
Tickets are required. Call (630) 942-2321 for more information.
1 p.m. film: The Vivian Maier Mystery (50 mins)
2 p.m. Panel discussion including question and answer session
Panel: Jeffrey Goldstein, collection owner; Frank Jackowiak; vintage film processor; Ron Gordon and Sandy Steinbrecher, master printers
3 p.m. Booksigning: Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows and special gallery walkthrough with authors Richard Cahan and Michael Williams
Student Scholarship Raffle following
*Programs subject to change.
Mon through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
One hour prior to MAC performances and during intermission.
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