One of the first meetings I attended at George Eastman House was an exhibition meeting for the community participation section of the 2006 exhibition Why Look at Animals?
It was at this meeting that it was decided email would be the way people gave us their photographs. It seemed like a reasonable way to do it. And it is, if the number of submissions is, say, 40, or even 100. But when you get 1,000 or more submissions, suddenly the notion of downloading 1,000 picture-laden emails, reformatting every one to conform to a common format, printing it out, and attaching it to the wall becomes daunting. Continue Reading »