Narrative Photography Exhibit Opens at MoPA
We speak with the director of the Museum of Photographic Arts and the curator and director of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative, about the museums latest exhibit called Tell Me A Story: Narrati
Tom Fudge: Good photographs can be described in many ways. Some say they’re like paintings. Some say they’re like poems. Photographs also tell a story. And in a new exhibition at the Museum of Photographic Arts, the storytelling aspect of photography takes center stage.
The Balboa Park museum has put together an exhibition called Tell Me a Story: Narrative Photography Now . It features the work of photographers who make storytelling a principal part of their work. Often they stage or pose their subjects. Sometimes they insert themselves into the scene.
Tell Me a Story: Narrative Photography Now opens this weekend at the Museum of Photographic Arts. The exhibit will be on view through May 13 th .
- Deborah Klochko, the director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.
the guest curator of
Tell Me A Story: Narrative Photography Now.
She’s the Director of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative.
(Photo: Melanie Pullen, Anna and the Grass , 2004)