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Mar 12
Amy Brost
CAP Artist Lecture: Harvey Wang
CAP, 36 East 30 Street between Madison and Park Avenues
Tuesday, March 12, 7:00pm–8:30pm

This lecture is presented by the Center for Alternative Photography and ICP.

Harvey Wang is a photographer and award-winning filmmaker. His books of photography include Flophouse: Life on the Bowery and Harvey Wang's New York. His work is in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Brooklyn Museum, the New York Historical Society, and the Museum of the City of New York, among others. His short film about photographer Milton Rogovin won Best Short Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival. The Last New Yorker, his first feature film starring Dominic Chianese, Kathleen Chalfant, and Dick Latessa was released in 2010.

Harvey Wang: "For my artist lecture at CAP, I will discuss and share segments from my current film project, From Darkroom to Daylight, about the transition in photography from chemical to digital processes. For the film, I've had conversations with over 40 photographers and others, including Sally Mann, David Goldblatt, Gregory Crewdson, George Tice, Elliot Erwitt, Taryn Simon, Jerome Liebling, Susan Meiseles, Platon, and Alex Webb. I've visited the Ilford factory in England to talk to their chairman about film production, and I've interviewed Steven Sasson, who invented the digital camera while at Kodak, as well as Thomas Knoll who created Photoshop, the image manipulation application sold by Adobe."

Admission is free. RSVP online at