Nights at the PRC

6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2013
8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Unconventional Night Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guest Host: Francine Weiss, PRC’s Curator & Loupe Editor Come celebrate the Vernal Equinox with us! This Night is open to photographers who push the boundaries of the medium, using alternative or new processes and techniques, integrating photography with other arts or new technologies, in celebration of Unconventional Inventions, PRC’s satellite exhibit at Endicott College. All artists and photo enthusiasts interested in unusual work are welcome to attend. Six presenter slots available. Francine Weiss received her BA from Wellesley College in English and studio art and her PhD in American studies from Boston University. A specialist in the history of photography and American visual culture, Francine wrote her dissertation on Edward Weston’s photographs for Leaves of Grass. Prior to joining the PRC, Francine worked as the Acting Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, where she researched nineteenth century American and French photographers for upcoming exhibitions. Her past museum experiences include three years as a researcher and curatorial fellow at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and two years as a graduate intern and curatorial fellow at the deCorodva Museum and Sculpture Park. At deCordova, she curated DeCordova Collects: Gifts from Stephen and Sybil Stone, and co-curated Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art and the 2003 deCordova Annual. Francine also teaches art history at Wellesley College.