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ImageObject is a exhibition and symposium about contemporary daguerreotypy and a collaboration between Cdags.org and the Penumbra Foundation.

The inaugural exhibition (IO-1) was held April 2-16th, 2013, at the time of the AIPAD show in NYC and in the Center for Alternative Photography (Penumbra Foundation) gallery spaces in NYC. IO-1 was partly sponsored by the Archive of Modern conflict and on display were 74 recent daguerreotype artworks by 33 artists from 16 countries and with a display of daguerreotype process technology. Cash prizes were awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd artworks judged best in show and three honourable mentions.

IO-2 is also scheduled around the time of AIPAD in NYC in 2019 and held again in the gallery spaces of the Penumbra foundation in NYC.

Scenes from the opening night of IO-1;