Sam Cannon will take us inside her digitally altered worlds that blend fantasy, surrealism, and fashion to create works of art that challenge our perception of nature, the human body, and technology.
In addition to discussing her previous projects, Cannon and special guests musician Benjamin Bailey (Jacob Asher, Joywave) and dancer/musician Quenton (An Only Child) will collaborate on a live music video performance with visuals produced in real time.
Cannon is an artist and director working at the intersection of photography, video, installation, and performance art. Her work has been exhibited at Art Basel Miami Beach, Mana Contemporary, and Spring/Break Art Show. The Impression magazine included her in their “50 Female Creatives Representing the Next Generation of Talent” in 2018 and Wired named her one of their “23 Photographers You Should Know” in 2019.
Free to members; $10 suggested for nonmembers. Registration via Eventbrite.
Upcoming Events in this Series
In conjunction with the exhibition To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, the George Eastman Museum and ImageOut are hosting a panel discussion exploring representation of trans individuals in cinema.
Process Demonstration: In this webinar, George Eastman Legacy Curator Kathy Connor will share Eastman’s story, early trials and challenges. Then, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate how gelatin dry plates are made, showing the features that make them superior to wet collodion.
Process Demonstration: In this webinar, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will give a demonstration, showing how stereocards are made using albumen prints and basic materials found at your local art store. Boyer Cataloger in the Department of Photography Lilyan Jones will share a brief history of this fun and unique technology, sharing examples from the museum’s Boyer Collection.