CAC 3rd Thurs. Member Experiences:

50/50 Print Project | Photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee & Guests

CAC 3rd Thursday Member Experiences - FREE for ALL CAC Members

The CAC is excited to announce its newest series of CAC Member events for 2023 - CAC 3rd Thursday Member Experiences. Beginning Thursday, January 19, all CAC Members are invited to join us every 3rd Thursday of the month, for a specially selected series of presentations, discussions, and workshops with artists, art historians, curators, culture bearers, and cultural leaders. These experiences could include exhibition walk throughs, performance demos, studio visits, site specific artist talks, gallery field trips or unique opportunities to get behind the scenes at theater, dance and music rehearsals.

Attendance at these experiences is FREE for all levels of CAC membership, but advance registration is required. Members will need to sign into the website 1st and then can Reserve tickets HERE.

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Photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee with special guests: Black Hatchet Big Chief Dowee Robair & Wildman Charles "Chuck" Jones Discussing Mardi Gras Indian Culture and Tradition & The 50/50 Print Project: A documentary photography project with 50% of proceedsgoing towards New Orleans Culture Bearers.

Don't miss this amazing experience in the Black Box Theatre at the CAC. New Orleans based photographer, Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee will be presenting projected photographs from this wonderful work in progress as he and special guests, Black Hatchet Big Chief Dowee Robair, and Wildman Charles “Chuck” Jones discuss the project, culture, customs, and artistry involved.

Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee a native of Chicago, Hodgson-Rigsbee studied photojournalism at Ohio University. Since 2005, he has worked as a staff photographer at the Orange County Register and as a freelancer for ESPN Magazine, the New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, New Orleans Advocate, Bitter Southerner, New Orleans Magazine, OffBeat Magazine, Gambit, Aurthur Hardy's Mardi Gras Guide, Antigravity, Art+Design, Chicago Magazine, Le Parisien Magazine, Jazzism, and many others.

Beyond his editorial work, Ryan collaborates with numerous New Orleans nonprofits, businesses, and artists such as Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, WWOZ, New Orleans Mayors office, Birdfoot Festival, Make Music NOLA, NOLA Green Roots, Cha Wa, Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame and others to reach the public with photography that is both compelling and culturally responsible.

Ryan also has a number of long running personal projects exploring culture, music, and landscape in New Orleans and other unique communities across the nation. His website offers multi-media essays incorporating photography, text, audio, and video. Images from these projects have been featured in local, national, and international exhibits and collections.

Thursday Jan 19, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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