Every two years, the Danforth Museum of Art celebrates contemporary photography through a highly selective exhibition of photographers who live or work in New England. Juried by George Slade, Curator and Program Manager of the Photographic Resource Center, Boston, the New England Photography Biennial 2011 showcases exciting and innovative photography by both established and emerging artists and will be exhibited September 11, 2011 – November 13, 2011.
This Year's Juror
George Slade, Curator and Program Manager for the Photographic Resource Center, Boston
Mr. Slade has curated and juried exhibitions for over fifteen years, first as an independent curator and consultant, then as the Artistic Director of the Minnesota Center for Photography in Minneapolis from 2003- 2008. Among his curatorial projects at MCP were "Three Gorges," surveying work by 22 Chinese, European, and North American photographers recording change along China's Yangtze River caused by the Three Gorges Dam Project, and a retrospective of photographer Jerome Liebling. In 2008, as the Adjunct Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, he coordinated the MIA presentation of "Friedlander," the traveling retrospective of Lee Friedlander's photography originally curated by Peter Galassi for its 2005 appearance at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC). From 1998 to 2008, he was the Director for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Photographers Program which makes four $25,000 awards to Minnesota-resident photographers each year. Mr. Slade received his B.A. from Yale in American Studies.