Gregory Crewdson, Susan Meiselas, Richard Misrach, Michael Nichols, Josef Koudelka, and Carrie Mae
Weems. The 2013 TREES Artist is Tim Laman. The 2013 Festival is curated by Melissa Harris (Editor-in-
Chief, Aperture Foundation) and Yolanda Cuomo (Creative Director, Yolanda Cuomo Design).
on-stage INsight Conversations at the Paramount Theater. These intimate artist interviews provide a rare
opportunity to hear photographic legends speak candidly about their influences, processes, and
inspirations. Booksigning receptions will follow each talk. Gallery exhibitions are free and open to the
public from June 7-29, unless otherwise noted.
The annual TREES exhibit is a hallmark of the
in the trees along Charlottesville’s outdoor pedestrian mall. The 2013 TREES exhibit will feature the most
recent work of National Geographic photographer Tim Laman, who has spent a decade documenting
every known species of the Birds-of-Paradise. Laman will give a pre-Festival TREES Conservation Talk on
Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30pmin the Paramount Theater.
Education Week will be an intense five-day experience that is one part short course, one part portfolio
review, and one part world-class photography festival. Students will have the opportunity to attend
professional and creative courses with renowned photographers, editors, and media professionals, such as
Mary Virginia Swanson (Art Consultant), Alex Chadwick (NPR), Bruce Strong (Multimedia Storyteller), Staci
MacKenzie (Doyle Partners), Jessie Wender (The New Yorker), Sasha Wolf (SashaWolfGallery), Pamela
Chen (National Geographic magazine), Denise Wolff (Aperture), and Todd Hido (Photographer). Portfolio
reviewers and editors include Anne Wilkes Tucker (Museumof Fine Arts Houston), David Griffin
(Washington Post), Elizabeth Krist (National Geographic magazine), Elisabeth Biondi (Editor), Yukiko
Yamagata (Open Society Foundations), and many more.
For more information about the
register for Education Week, visit the Festival website at http://www.look3.org.