Image Object is a collaboration between Cdags.org and the Penumbra Foundation in NYC, taking the form of an biennial exhibition and symposium. Entitled “ImageObject”, the juried exhibition showcases the forefront of contemporary daguerreotypy with the aim of propelling the genre forward in the art world.
The inaugural exhibition (IO-1) was held April 2-16th, 2013, at the time of the AIPAD show in NYC and in the gallery spaces of the Center for Alternative Photography on East 30th Street in NYC. The event is being 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.
Scenes from the opening night;