The photography market has demonstrated a great surge of activity in recent years and unprecedented growth in international interest. Five experts in the field, from museum curators to corporate and private collectors, will address recent developments in the art of collecting photography. With a focus on the role of galleries acting as intermediaries between photographers and the market, the panelists will address the main issues on a national and international scale.

Alison Devine Nordström, Curator of Still Photography at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York. Nordström has curated over 100 exhibitions and written numerous essays and reviews.

Jeanne Parkin, Independent Art Consultant and Curator, Mccarthy & Tétrault, Toronto. Parkin is an avid art collector and has been a dedicated philanthropist in the arts community for over 25 years.

Joe Baio is a photography collector living in New York City. He collects for the pure joy of it.

Martin Barnes, Curator, Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. Barnes’ special interests include Architecture, 19th-century and contemporary Fine-art photography.

Stephen Daiter, Director, Stephen Daiter Gallery / Daiter Contemporary, Chicago. Daiter exhibits 20th-century photography and contemporary work by emerging and established artists.