Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
8:50 am
Wed March 5, 2014

MAP, BWI and "Light Touch"

"The Road North #1"
"The Road North #1"
Credit Heidi Morstang

  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.

Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director of MAP.
Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director of MAP.
Credit 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. 

Liz Wells, Curator of "Light Touch" and Professor of Photographic Culture, Plymouth University.
Liz Wells, Curator of "Light Touch" and Professor of Photographic Culture, Plymouth University.
Credit Adam Van Gilder

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.