MEDIA ADVISORY - PhotoSensitive and social change
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF CHANGING THE WORLD, ONE PHOTOGRAPH AT A TIME Tuesday, September 14, 2010, Brookfield Place Premiere Showing & Opening Ceremony Thursday, September 16, 2010, Hockey Hall of Fame Public Panel - Field of Vision
TORONTO, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - PhotoSensitive, a not-for-profit group of photographers, has been harnessing the power of black and white photography to illuminate and support the achievement of social goals. This year PhotoSensitive celebrates 20 years of helping charitable organizations in Canada (its home base) and around the world. To date, hundreds of thousands of images have been taken, profiling 17 organizations, spanning 10 countries and three continents (www.photosensitive.com).
THE FIELD OF VISION EXHIBITION
WHAT: To mark this milestone, PhotoSensitive is showcasing a time-limited exclusive exhibition featuring some of the most touching, riveting, inspiring and intimate images of the past 20 years, along with stories from "behind-the-lens". WHEN: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 6:00pm - Reception/Media Interviews 6:45pm - Speeches & Video Presentation WHERE: Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto WHO: Speakers: Gerard Kennedy, MP Parkdale, High Park Andrew Stawicki, Founder of PhotoSensitive Peter Bregg, Tony Hauser, Patti Gower - PhotoSensitive photographers Alannah Campbell - author of PhotoSensitive's "Field of Vision" book
The exhibition runs Sept. 14-27, Monday through Sunday, 24 hours daily
THE PUBLIC PANEL DISCUSSION:
Social Issues Now & Then - 20 Years of Creating Awareness and Impact Through Photography
WHAT: A photographic commentary and panel discussion with some of Canada's foremost photographers, all volunteer members of PhotoSensitive collective, who share their respective "behind the lens" stories and images that provide a candid portrayal of a significant moment in time over a 20-year period. WHEN: 7pm - 9pm Thursday, September 16, 2010 WHERE: Verizon Great Hall, Hockey Hall of Fame, entrance at corner of Front and Yonge St., Toronto WHO: Panel of PhotoSensitive Photographers: Andrew Stawicki, Andy Clark, Benjamin Rondel, Bernard Weil, Kevin Van Paassen, Patti Gower, Peter Bregg, Stan Behal, Steve Simon, Tobi Asmoucha, V. Tony Hauser and Yuri Dojc.
Admission is free but space is limited: contact email@example.com to reserve your seats.For further information: For interviews and media RSVP, contact: LCI Associates, 416-759-9863, firstname.lastname@example.org