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Teen Street Photography Exhibit

From September 1 through October 1, 2021, please visit the Teen Library to view photographs from participants in our summer Teen Street Photography Workshop.

“resilient” by Maizie Hummel-Logee

Street photography is a genre that spotlights candid moments in our everyday lives. Teens in PPL’s summer Street Photography Workshop studied the history and principles of the genre before taking photos of their own—often within a close walk of the Library.

This exhibition features photographs that invite Library patrons to see a familiar place with new eyes.

The program and exhibition were inspired by the work of PPL Teen Library Artist-in-Residence, Maizie Hummel-Logee.

A selection of photos from this exhibit will also be on display in the library’s Elm Street windows for September’s First Friday Art Walk.

When: September 1, 2021 — October 1, 2021

Where: Teen Library

About the Instructor

Adam Powers has been engaged with the photographic medium since developing their first roll of black and white 24 years ago. His connection with photography has remained steady, culminating in a Bachelor’s degree in photography from the University of Central Florida and an MFA in studio arts from the Maine College of Art. Adam currently resides in Portland, Maine, randomly collecting the everyday and overlooked with a digital camera.

About the Teen Mentor

Maizie Hummel-Logee is a photographer in Portland, Maine. She has been doing photography and playing with cameras since before even her camera roll remembers. She strives to document the lives and moments of people who may go unnoticed in everyday life. She is working towards social justice along with her peers and is hoping to use some of her photography to help do so.