The countdown to Flash Forward Festival 2014 is on! For the fourth consecutive year, The Magenta Foundation is proud to be celebrating New England’s fertile artistic community with an exciting lineup of exhibitions and events around Boston. Starting this month we have a full calendar of opening night celebrations that are sure to intrigue, inspire, and provide amazing opportunities to network with the international arts community at large. Be sure to join us for this FREE line-up of all-access industry events!
Shipping Containers on the Rose Kennedy GreenwayMay 1-29, 2014
—Showcasing the compelling work of Brazilian photographer, Calé, who invites the viewer to suspend disbelief and give in to his figurative language in order to enter the premises of his photographs. The shipping containers will also feature inspiring photographs from Air Canada’s enRoute magazine that will take you on a global journey. Take a stroll along the Greenway and enjoy international art for the makings of a perfect afternoon!
530 Harrison AvenueOpening: April 25, 6-8pm
—Showcasing New England’s hottest Junior and Senior student photographers currently enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year. This exhibition demonstrates the vast talent being incubated in the region’s academic institutions.Curated by Flash Forward 2012 winner Greer Muldowney & Jonathan Gitelson.
Griffin Museum of PhotographyOpening: April 26, 7-9pm
A sensational new body of work from Boston-based photographer Dominic Chavez who focuses on landscapes from new perspectives.
Photographic Resource CentreOpening: May 1, 6-9pm
—With its rich artistic history and photographic traditions, numerous cultural and arts institutions, innovative educators, and flourishing community of artists and thinkers, New England has long been recognized as a hub for intellectual and artistic activity. This exhibition features the work of ten of these local visionaries.Curated by Francine Weiss
See the full line-up at flashforwardfestival.com.