SOURCE: 8020 Publishing

April 19, 2007 17:01 ET

Press and VIP Reception for Photography Exhibition Friday, April 20, 5-6 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 --


WHAT:

"BREAKTHROUGH: AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY REVOLUTION"
An exhibition and panel discussion showcasing technology's impact on
photography
Press Reception: April 20, 2007
WHY:

The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery presents a multifaceted exhibition and panel discussion examining the new digital environment that has revolutionized the way photographers shoot, store and share images. The exhibition centers on the empowered digital communities fostered by two Bay Area enterprises, JPG Magazine & Flickr, that are helping to define and push the boundaries of how images live within a virtual ecosystem.

WHO:

Presented by San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
Featuring images from JPG Magazine and Flickr
JPG Editor-In-Chief, Derek Powazek, and Publisher, Paul Cloutier, will be
available during the VIP/Press Reception.
WHEN:
Press & VIP Reception: Friday, April 20, 5-6 pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 20, 6-9 pm
Panel Discussion: Thursday, May 31, 6-7:30 pm
Exhibition: April 20 - June 16, 2007
WHERE:
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.sfacgallery.org
North Gallery: JPG Magazine

In partnership with the SFAC Gallery, the JPG Magazine community tackles the theme "Breakthrough" in a multimedia exhibition that celebrates global participation and exposes the editorial process. An accompanying feature will appear in JPG's May issue.

South Gallery: Flickr

Six leading Bay Area curators explore the expansive Flickr online community and emerge with image-sets that reflect unexpected thematic threads and a diverse array of photographic styles. Curators: Rebeca Bollinger, Heather Champ, Joseph del Pesco, Chuck Mobley, Renny Pritikin, and Terri Whitlock. Also featuring Flickr-interactive artist's projects by Jonathan Coultan and Takashi Matsumoto.

About JPG Magazine

JPG Magazine is a revolutionary publication that harnesses the strengths of web and print, creating a new model: 'Hybrid Media.' Photographers and writers, professional or undiscovered can join the JPG community and submit their work. By voting on submissions, they help pick what goes in the magazine, resulting in a relevant, professional publication. JPG Magazine is published six times a year by 8020 Publishing. Join the JPG photography community at www.jpgmag.com.

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