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

Media Contact
Francesco Corsaro
Vice President
About X Ottawa Photography Festival
Since 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
MacKenzie Financial
NEI investments
School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa

Presenting Partners
Bytowne CInema
Canada Dance Festival
National Arts Centre / Centre national des arts
Nuit Blanche Ottawa
Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts

Community Partners
Apartment 613
SAW Video
Beau's Brewery
Konzelmann Estate Winery
Ottawa Citizen
34 Venues in Ottawa and Gatineau +
147 Artists +
18 Events +
= X