Curated by Gillian McCain & Megan Cump
November 4 – December 18
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 4, 6 – 8pm
Forgotten, discarded, orphaned, lost; stolen, bought, discovered or found; the vernacular images in HELP ME are culled from Gillian McCain’s extensive collection of photographs in formats including tin-types, cabinet cards, Polaroids, and snapshots.
HELP ME will be accompanied by a limited edition book available at CCNY.
HELP ME Panel Presentation
Tuesday, December 14, 7pm
at the School of Visual Arts Amphitheatre
Panelists include Luc Sante, William Hunt, and Leslie Grant. Moderated by Megan Cump. Each will present excerpts from their collections of found photographs and related projects while addressing the resonance, subversive possibilities, and relevance of found and vernacular photography, including themes from the HELP ME exhibition.