Public programme of the Estonian Photographic Art Fair, in the framework of Tallinn Photomonth '17 biennial.
Telliskivi Creative City, Tallinn
Public lecture "What is (and what isn’t) a photograph today?" by Martin Jürgens
The lecture introduces the history, materials and techniques of digital printing, preservation strategies of handling, mounting and storage.
Martin Jürgens is conservator of photographs at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. His areas of research and publishing, and his teaching worldwide have covered historic and contemporary photography and digital printing. Following a scholarship at the Getty Museum in 2006, the Getty Conservation Institute published his book “The Digital Print. Identification and Preservation” in 2009. In 2017, his new website the-eye.nl was published.
The lecture is organised in collaboration with Estonian Photographic Heritage Society (EPHS) and Kumu Art Museum.