This talk is a part of The Vernacular Photography Festival:
A celebration of the art and collecting of vernacular photography curated by Ron Slattery.
Over the course of 23 dates, we'll have talks by John Foster, Nakki Goranin, Ron Slattery, Shari Wilkins, Pamela Bannos, Nicholas Osborn, Albert Tanquero and Vanessa Daou.
Other events include a 3D slideshow, scopitone show, community home movie night, a photo booth provided by A&A Studios, and much much more.
There will also be a silent auction of a vintage Vivian Maier snapshot with all proceeds going to Comfort Station.
Stay tuned for an updated schedule of events!
Chicago born Nakki Goranin is a photographer, writer and photo historian. The author of AMERICAN PHOTOBOOTH (2008 WWNorton, NYCity), she also has a Master's degree in Photography from Indiana University. Miss Goranin is a 2015 finalist for a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship. She was awarded an NEA grant administered though the Vermont Council on the Arts. In addition to being honored as a Vermont Artist-in-Residence, Goranin's work is in a permanent installation in a Vermont State Building.
Her work, or photos from her collection have been displayed in the Hundertwasser Museum in Vienna , Austria, the Musee de l'Elysee in Lausagne, Switzerland, the International Center for Photograph in New York City, and other worldwide museums. She has lectured at the Smithsonian, the New York Public Library, Bennington Museum, etc. Her photo work was included in a traveling exhibit from the National Endowment for the Arts, titled American Masterpieces 2009. Goranin's work has been reviewed in the New York Times, the New Yorker Magazine, People Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, the London Telegraph, Geo, etc. Interviews have included, PBS, VPR, BBC, CBC and assorted other venues. Nakki has a large collection of vernacular images which she exhibits, and also uses in her artwork. She lives in Burlington, Vermont.