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Leica Women Foto Project Summit | Boston

Boston, MA • March 5, 2020

Celebrate Women's History Month and explore empowerment and entrepreneurship in photography through the female perspective in a complimentary 4-day event at Leica Gallery Boston, March 5-8.

Thu, Mar 5 6:00 PM - Sun, Mar 8 8:00 PM EST

Leica Gallery Boston
74 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

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In celebration of Women's History Month Leica Camera announces its first-ever Leica Women Foto Project Summit, a multi-day, community program designed to empower and inspire photographers and entrepreneurs focused on female perspective, through entirely cost-free mentorship and education from some of the most trailblazing visionaries in the industry. 

With a mission to bring to light the stories and perspectives of underrepresented visual voices, the Leica Women Foto Project Summit strives to spark questions and conversations related to how we interpret what we see and how we can welcome more diverse interpretations of everyday experiences.

The summit will host with a variety of engaging programs serving to educate, empower and inspire the female perspective in the business of photography. Attendees will be able to gather valuable insight into the photography industry from personalized portfolio reviews, to deep, thoughtful conversations and discussions on the state of the industry and challenges women face as they seek to build their own creative careers from some of the most influential voices and figures in the field today.

“Our goal is that by creating a greater sense of community through the Summit, we can expand our visual vocabularies and inspire a broadening of the way we see and interpret our experiences.” Kiran Karnani, Director of Marketing for Leica Camera North America

The Leica Women Foto Project Summit will offer a diverse itinerary of complimentary programming including:

  • March 5th, 6 PM - 9 PM 
    Leica Women Foto Project Exhibition | Opening Reception
  • March 6th, 5 PM - 7 PM 
    Leica Women Foto Project Awardees| Artist Talk
  • March 7th, 10 AM - 3:00 PM  Discussion Circles by Women Focus
  • March 7th, 4 PM - 6 PM 
    Professional Portrait Photoshoot
  • March 8th, 3 PM - 5 PM 
    Photographer Panel Discussion

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Leica Women Foto Project | Summit

All events are complimentary. Registration is required.

Opening Reception | Thursday, March 5 
6 PM – 9 PM

Join us for the opening reception of the "Leica Women Foto Project" exhibition featuring works by 2019 LWFP awardees: Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge.

Artist Talk | Friday, March 6
5 PM – 6 PM

Discover the meaning behind each LWFP series by our exhibiting photographers while learning about the creative process involved to spark inspiration for your own storytelling.

Discussion Circles | Saturday, March 7
10 PM – 3 PM

Learn how to monetize your craft without compromising your passion in a 2-part discussion circle. Topics include "The Business of Seeing" & "Mind and Body Health".

Professional Headshots | Saturday, March 7
4 PM – 6 PM

Update your professional headshot in this complimentary photo shoot with the Leica SL2, or go behind the lens and experience the camera for yourself.

Photographer Panel Discussion | Sunday, March 8
3 PM – 5 PM

Immerse yourself in a panel discussion featuring prominent industry leaders who will share challenges as creatives in their field while discussing best practices on how to foster & sustain inclusivity.

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