“Kingsport Revisited”-an exhibition of new and old photographs
In celebration of American Archives Month, the Kingsport Public Library & Archives, the Friends of the Archives and the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts will present “Kingsport Revisited”, an exhibition of new photographs from ETSU students based on historic images of Kingsport.
The exhibition is the culmination of a summer course taught by ETSU’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography Joshua Dudley Greer. Over the 5 week summer course, the students researched photography collections housed in the Kingsport Archives with the goal to meticulously re-photograph dozens of locations around Kingsport, just as they appeared in the original images.
The month-long exhibit at the Kingsport Renaissance Center pairs the new photographs with their original counterparts, illustrating significant changes in landscape, architecture and culture in Kingsport.
The following artist’s work will be included in the exhibition:
- Veronica Addington
- Samantha Adkins
- Alan Beuris
- Angela Freese
- Trish Gibson
- Hannah Hamilton
- John Hathaway
- Megan King
- Amanda Milstead
- Ashley Nease
- Joshua Powers
- Wrightly Reed
- Lauren Roberts
- Andrew Scott
- Cassie Williams
An opening reception will be held Thursday, October 6 at 5:30 in conjunction with the Friends of the Archives annual meeting. The Annual Meeting will feature Barbara Goodlett's presentation "Broad Street, from Church Circle to the Train Station, 1940s-1970s." The program will begin at 6:30 and will be located in the Kingsport Renaissance Center's Theatre.
The exhibit is open to the public Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., October 1 -November 10, 2011 in the 2nd Floor Atrium at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.
For more information please contact Brianne Wright, Kingsport City Archivist 423-224-2559 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Archives of the City of Kingsport online at www.kingsportlibrary.org/archives to view over 2,300 historic images of Kingsport.
Dates: October 1- November 10, 2011
Venue: Renaissance Center
2nd Floor Atrium
1200 E. Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
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