Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Festival Karsh

Festival Karsh‘Festival Karsh’
Various locations, Ottawa, Canada
June 12 – September 12, 2009

Festival Karsh will introduce the Canadian portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, and his work to a broader audience by exploring the contexts, myths and stories behind his work, and how photography shapes our understanding of power, fame and the self. The summer-long festival is a collaboration of the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) and the Portrait Gallery of Canada (PGC), a program of Library and Archives Canada. Festival Karsh will run from June 12 to September 12.

The original website is alas no more. Aspects of the Festival were posted to Flickr. View the festival’s branding.