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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Upcoming Conference

Tipping Points

Global / Local / Personal

SUNY New Paltz - New Paltz, NY   |   October 06 - October 07, 2018

Congratulations to all the artists who were accepted into Tipping Points at the Palmer Gallery at Vassar College in conjunction with the 2018 Chapter Conference, juried by our Keynote Speaker, Paul Mpagi Sepuya.

Accepted artists: Michael Amato, Farimah Eshraghi, Brad Farwell, Ashley Gardner, Anna Grevenitis, Ileana Doble Hernandez, Defne Kirmizi, Dina Kantor, Cassandra Klos, Julie Mihaly, Jackie Neale, Soha Saghazadeh, Lorenzo Triburgo, Aaron Turner, Rhonda Vanover, Adrian Octavius Walker, Sarah J. Winston, Jen Moon, Marc Ohrem-Leclef.

Tipping Points will be on view from Thursday, October 4 - October 25, 2018, with a reception during the SPE Northeast Conference on Saturday October 6 from 6-8 pm

About Tipping Points:
The world is facing unprecedented change on multiple fronts -- environmental, technological, sociological, psychological, and political. While historically things are always in flux, the exponential acceleration of so many factors is new to our age, as is the concept of humans propelling irreversible tipping points at a global scale. The world is facing unprecedented change on multiple fronts – environmental, technological, sociological, psychological and political.  While historically things are always in flux, the exponential acceleration of so many factors is new to our age, as is the concept of humans propelling irreversible tipping points at a global scale.

The 2018 SPE-NE Chapter Conference addresses the ways in which artists are responding to this rapid acceleration at global, local, and internal levels through photography and related media, and how the photographic medium itself might be implicated in these changes.

  • Tipping point (climatology), a point when global climate changes from one stable state to another stable state.
  • Tipping point (physics), the point at which an object is displaced from a state of stable equilibrium into a new equilibrium state that is qualitatively dissimilar from the first.
  • Tipping point (sociology), the event of a previously rare phenomenon becoming rapidly and dramatically more common.
  • Tipping point (systems theory), signifies a critical point after which the system shifts radically and potentially irreversibly into a different equilibrium state.

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