Media Launch 2012: X CENTRAL, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
X Ottawa Photography Festival Media Launch
September 11, 2 pm to 3 pm (Introductions, followed by opportunities for media to interview organizing committee, participating gallery owners and artists - start at 2:15 pm)
Kildare Room, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
, 310 St. Patrick Street
September 11, 2012, Ottawa - The organizers of X Ottawa Photography Festival invite you to join them for the launch of the 2012 edition of the festival at X Central at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts.
The theme for this year's edition is Otherwise than Seeing: Photograph, Image, Representation and will guide the festival's programming. This theme will also guide Randy Innes, who has been invited by Festival X to write an essay in response to the exhibitions and works that are part of this year’s festival.
For information about X Ottawa Photography Festival visit www.festivalx.ca
About X Ottawa Photography FestivalSince its inception in 2007, Festival X has been committed to advancing photographic knowledge, creativity and innovation in Ottawa. Through its programming, X intends to increase exposure to, and recognition for regional, Canadian and international photo-based artists.
Included in the festival programming are a number of exhibitions of photographic art on view in both public and private galleries throughout the area, films focused on the celebration of photography, public lectures on artistic processes & technology, artists' talks, portfolio review opportunities and community-based events.
X Ottawa Photography Festival would like to thank the following
Epson Canada Limited
City of Ottawa
Henry's - Photo Video Digital
Patrick Gordon Framing
School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa
Canada Dance Festival
National Arts Centre / Centre national des arts
Nuit Blanche Ottawa
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
Konzelmann Estate Winery
34 Venues in Ottawa and Gatineau +
147 Artists +
18 Events +