Press Release, 14 Feb 2021
Dear Readers and Friends of Keghart we invite you to:
Photos by Kirk a documentary film by Jamie Day Fleck
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm EST
Location: Online Event
The Photographic Historical Society of Canada proudly hosts the online screening and panel discussion of Jamie Day Fleck’s Thesis Documentary Film Photos by Kirk.
Photos by Kirk examines Bronx Photographer Kourken Hovsepian’s journey from Armenian Genocide Survivor into the established Commercial Photographer professionally known as Kirk, who for 55 years captured the history of his Bronx community from the 1920s to the 1970s.
The Panel Discussion features Filmmaker Jamie Day Fleck, Tasha Lutek, Photography Collection Specialist at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, and Cassandra Tavukciyan, Digital Collection Specialist at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. Moderating the panel discussion is Toronto Photographer and Podcaster Paulette Michayluk, Host of Defend The Darkroom Podcast.