Thursday, May 06, 2010

Slade named curator at Photo Resource Center

George Slade has been named program manager and curator at the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University. He is expected to begin work there on May 17, replacing Jason Landry, who is leaving to run the Boston photo gallery Panopticon.

Slade was artistic director of the Minnesota Center for Photography in Minneapolis from 2003 to 2008, organizing a retrospective of Jerome Liebling of Amherst and the exhibit "Three Gorges," which surveying work by 22 Chinese, European, and North American photographers documenting China's Three Gorges Dam. He served as an adjunct assistant curator of photographs at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts in 2008. And from 1998 to 2008, he was director of the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Photographers Program, which makes four $25,000 awards to Minnesota photographers annually.


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