Exhibitions & Programs

The Strange Fire Collective regularly curates exhibitions, public programs, and publications, both online and in the physical world.


EXHIBITION  | Signal Boost: Lorenzo Triburgo, Zora J. Murff, Juan C. Giraldo  

March 2-25, 2018 | NAPOLEON | Philadelphia
Curated by Jordan Rockford & Rafael Soldi

For Signal Boost, curators Jordan Rockford and Rafael Soldi have selected three photographers to amplify from the Strange Fire roster, whose work speaks to the Society for Photographic Education's 2018 National Conference theme, Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood. Artists Lorenzo Triburgo, Zora J Murff, and Juan C. Giraldo explore questions of migration, identity, borders, and how we occupy space as fellow citizens in this country. 

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SFC Publication: Signal Boost

28 pages  / 6" x 9" / 2018
Featuring work by Lorenzo Triburgo, Zora J Murff, and
Juan C. Giraldo

Exhibition catalog for Signal Boost, an exhibition curated by Jordan Rockford and Rafael Soldi from Strange Fire Collective archive, at NAPOLEON Gallery in Philadelphia. Please consider buying a catalog for yourself, for a library, or for a community or arts center. As always, we are committed to making our projects accessible, affordable, and socially relevant.  

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© Gioncarlo Valentine

EVENT—CALL AND RESPONSE: ART AS RESISTANCE

January 20, 2018 | 6:30PM

Photographic Center Northwest
900 12th Avenue, Seattle WA 98122

Join us for a public slideshow and spoken word night curated by Strange Fire Collective, to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of the current administration. Call and Response: Art as Resistancefeatures over 100 photographs by artists from 17 countries, in response to the current social and political climate in the United States. This event will spotlight women, people of color, and queer and trans artists.

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Exhibition: Call and Response: Art as resistance

March 31, 2017 | Syntax Physic Opera | Denver, CO

Curated from our first open call for work, Call and Response: Art as Resistance features artists making work in response to the current social and political climate in the United States. This exhibition is hosted in collaboration with the Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado Photographic Arts Center and Month of Photography Denver. 

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Opening the Gates: A Panel Discussion

September 25 , 2016 |  Filter Photo Festival  |  Chicago, IL

On Sunday, September 25, 2016, Strange Fire presented a panel discussion at the Filter Photo Festival,  exploring the art world's long and troubled history in regards to diversity, representation, and access within museums, galleries, non-profit institutions, and the media.  Moderated by Jess T. Dugan, featuring Kelli Connell, Ervin A. Johnson, La Keisha Leek, David Rosenberg, and Sasha Wolf.

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SFC Publication: AgencY

24 pages  / 6" x 9" / 2016
Featuring work by Caleb Cole, Zackary Drucker, Ervin A. Johnson, Laurence Rasti, and Krista Wortendyke

Exhibition catalog for Agency, an exhibition curated by Strange Fire Collective at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. Please consider buying a catalog for yourself, for a library, or for a community or arts center. As always, we are committed to making our projects accessible, affordable, and socially relevant.  

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Exhibiton: Agency

January 23 - March 5, 2016     |     Center for Fine Art Photography     |     Fort Collins, Colorado

Featuring work by Caleb Cole, Zackary Drucker, Ervin A. Johnson,
Laurence Rasti, and Krista Wortendyke

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