A Center Initiative

Interviews

Tune-in and connect to diverse voices working with lens-based media. Hosted by Executive Director, Laura Wzorek Pressley, the CENTER podcasts series provides insights on contemporary image makers and industry leaders.

Interview Host
Laura Wzorek Pressley

Laura Wzorek Pressley
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Recorded

9.20.20

Queering the Biennial

Executive Director Laura Wzorek Pressley in conversation with Rubén Esparza, Independent Curator, Artists, Founder + Director, Queer Biennial discussing the genesis of the Queer Biennial, experimentation and his impressions of the submissions and winners of the 2020 CENTER Director’s Choice Awards

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9.25.20

Conversations in Time

Executive Director Laura Wzorek Pressley in conversation with Ann Thomas, Senior Curator of Photographs at the National Gallery of Canada discussing themes from the essay “From Conversations in Time to New Narratives: Building Photograph Collections for the Future."

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10.7.20

Behind The Visuals Of NPR

Executive Director Laura Wzorek Pressley in conversation with Nicole Werbeck, Senior Supervising Editor for Visuals and Engagement, NPR, discussing service journalism, empathetic response and Nicole’s experience of "this past year with the pandemic, photographers are the only people that often have been out; and they are the ones finding the stories that not necessarily other journalists are getting ahold of.

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Written

10.1.20

An Interview With Rafael Soldi

Rafael Soldi is in conversation with Matthew Contos, Curator of Public Engagement, about the personal and political, public and private constructs, and more from his winning project in this written interview.

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Interview Host
Laura Wzorek Pressley

Laura Wzorek Pressley
© Gabriella Marks