Photography http://wvtf.org en Photography Exhibit Features Evolution of Charlottesville's Linen Building http://wvtf.org/post/photography-exhibit-features-evolution-charlottesvilles-linen-building <p>It’s been said that Americans no longer make anything, but one group of people begs to differ.&nbsp; A new generation of craftsmen has taken over an old industrial building in Charlottesville, and they’re featured in an exhibit of photography opening tonight.&nbsp;</p><p>Lauren Danley is a surprising woman in a surprising place.&nbsp; She’s got tattoos on her arms, a bandana on her head and a big smile on her face as she turns up the music and gets down to work at her company &nbsp;– Metal, Inc.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:05:43 +0000 Sandy Hausman 19825 at http://wvtf.org Photography Exhibit Features Evolution of Charlottesville's Linen Building Printing the Future in 3D http://wvtf.org/post/printing-future-3d <p>3-D printers have quickly found a home on many college campuses and businesses in just the past few years.&nbsp; One such printer in Western Virginia is geared toward educating the public on what the future holds. Star Trek fans are familiar with “replicators”.&nbsp; You just tell the machine what you want and it immediately appears.&nbsp; Science might not be that advanced yet but it’s well on its way.</p><p>At first glance, the MakerBot Replicator 2, located at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, looks like an ordinary inkjet printer, but. . .</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Beverly Amsler 15683 at http://wvtf.org Printing the Future in 3D Martha Rosler's Theatre of Drones http://wvtf.org/post/martha-roslers-theatre-drones <p></p><p>Charlottesville is the first city in the nation to pass a law restricting the use of drones in its airspace, and now a New York City artist has created a special show on that subject.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:33:56 +0000 Sandy Hausman 6596 at http://wvtf.org Martha Rosler's Theatre of Drones Looking Up To Lions in Chartlottesville http://wvtf.org/post/looking-lions-chartlottesville <p>The Festival of the Photograph is underway in Charlottesville with a preview of one of the most dramatic projects undertaken by National Geographic.&nbsp; Three residents of Albemarle County spent 18 months recording the lives of lions in the Serengeti and came within inches of the big cats and made surprising discoveries.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:39:02 +0000 Sandy Hausman 6385 at http://wvtf.org Looking Up To Lions in Chartlottesville A Photographer's Project: The View Outside from the Inside http://wvtf.org/post/photographers-project-view-outside-inside <p>More than 33,000 people live behind bars in Virginia, and from their cells few have a view of the outside world, but a Richmond artist aims to change that.</p><p>If you were locked up for months, years or a lifetime and could look out a window, what would you most like to see?&nbsp; That’s the question Mark Strandquist has put to inmates in Virginia jails and prisons.</p><p>“And then I go to that place, photograph it and bring the image to them, and then they write about it.”</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:50:54 +0000 Sandy Hausman 6047 at http://wvtf.org A Photographer's Project: The View Outside from the Inside