Events - 2018 Preview

2018 Preview


The 4th Edition will launch on April 21, 2018. Many international and local photographers will be present to make this a wonderful event in Historic Downtown Wilson, NC.

Please, mark your calendars for April 21 to July 29, 2018


Launch is April 21 at 5.30 PM, Corner of Nash Street and Douglas Street




Eyes on Ukraine


© Igor Chekackhov


Eyes on Main Street will present an indoor exhibit about contemporary Ukrainian photography, with Alexander Chekmenev, Igor Chekackhov, Eugeny Kom, Lana Iankovska and Vitaly Formenko.


In cooperation with VASA: http://vasa-project.com

Curators: Igor Manko and Roberto Muffoletto


Imagination Station, April 21 to July 29, 2018

Open Tuesday -Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sunday 1PM to 4 PM

Imagination Station, 224 Nash Street E, Wilson, NC 27893; Phone 1-252-291-5113




Eyes on India


© Vinod Babu


Eyes on Main Street will present an indoor exhibit about contemporary photography in India, with Deepti Astana, Vinita Barretto, Vinod Babu, Subrata Biswas, Sharbendu De, Swarat Ghosh and Mouhamed Moustapha.


Imagination Station, April 21 to July 29, 2018

Open Tuesday -Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sunday 1PM to 4 PM

Imagination Station, 224 Nash Street E, Wilson, NC 27893; Phone 1-252-291-5113





Judith Rodriguez, Eyes on Wilson



© Judith Rodriguez



Photographer Judith Rodriguez spent a short week in Wilson during the opening week of the 3rd edition of the Festival. She shot a set of very strong street portraits, both indoor and outdoor. The festival will exhibit a portfolio around the citizens of Wilson. Located behind the Imagination Station in the garden behind the parking lot, day and night




The Kids Gallery (2018)




203 East Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893

The kids program will restart in April 2018 with our partners Columbia College Chicago and Canon USA.




The Outdoor Kids Gallery


A large outdoor gallery will be built behind the Imagination Station with 50 large scale photographs from the 2017 children's workshops. Located at the corner of Nash Street and Douglas Street, open day and night.

A Kickstarter campaign is running now to help finance this project, please click on the link below:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1086083969/wi...



Eyes on Columbia College Chicago


Columbia College Chicago will bring a selection of work from their students, location in the alley and garden behind the Beer Store and the former Super 10 Building, entrance through Goldsboro Street


Eyes on the Residency


The Festival will exhibit a selection of photographs shot by the first seven resident photographers that came to Wilson between September 2017 and February 2018 with Jan Wünsch, Juan Arredondo, Rémy Artiges, Keith Dannemiller, Juan Giraldo, Juan Madrid and Diana Bagnoli, location TBA.




Lectures/Workshops

All lectures and workshops are FREE, please reserve a seat by using the email link at the bottom of this page


The Van Dolsen Lecture Series

Saturday April 21 & Sunday April 22, 2018



Carol Johnson: former Curator of the Prints and Photographs Division, the Library of Congress

04-21-2018, 11AM Court Room, 2nd floor, the Imagination Station


Soon-Hwa Oh: Photographer and associate professor, photography and digital imaging program, School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

04-21-2018, 2PM Court Room, 2nd floor, the Imagination Station


Gaia Squarci: photographer and cinematographer

04-22-2018, 11AM Court Room, 2nd floor, the Imagination Station


Denise Ferris: photographer, researcher and head of the School of Art & Design, Australian National University (ANU) College of Arts and Social Sciences

04-22-2018, 2PM Court Room, 2nd floor, the Imagination Station


Full Program TBA



To REGISTER use the email link below


eyesonmainstreet2016@gmail.com


Eyes on Main Street Wilson Outdoor Photo Festival, 4th Edition, April 21 to July 29, 2018

Imagination Station, 224 East Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893



The Drum Circle


On Friday, April 20, 2018, Eyes on Main Street will run a Drum Circle at the corner of Nash Street and Douglas Street. Can we get 50, 60 or 75 drummers? It is for you to decide!




Eyes on Main Street was twice a Partner of the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival, October 7-9, 2016 and November 24-26, 2017, where each time a selection of 15 photographs shown in Wilson were on display in Malaysia.

http://klpf.com.my










To REGISTER use the link and the email address here below


eyesonmainstreet2016@gmail.com