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MAP, BWI and "Light Touch"

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Heidi Morstang
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  Tom Hall visits a new exhibit at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) that highlights the work of local and international artists who photograph places and objects which appear mostly on the ground.

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Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director of MAP.

The exhibit is titled Light Touch and until June 22, 2014 you can stroll along the International Pier at BWI and view the work of five artists who according to MAP (Maryland Art Place) "use photography to explore aspects of the physical world." MAP is sponsoring the exhibit. 

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Liz Wells, Curator of "Light Touch" and Professor of Photographic Culture, Plymouth University.

In this interview recorded at BWI, Tom Hall speaks with MAP executive director Amy Cavanaugh Royce and Light Touch curator Liz Wells. 

There is a public reception for Light Touch today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Society of Photographic Education Conference 2014, that was mentioned in the interview, takes place at the Hilton Baltimore from March 6 through March 9. This is the 51st year of the conference.

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In this web extra, Tom Hall and Liz Wells discuss artist Chrystel Lebas' work. Wells also defines "photographic culture."

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