Exhibition Option B- Photographs, narrative text and artifacts

Media: 40-50 Fine art black and white photographs toned in coffee, coffee artifacts and photo labels, narrative text for each image and wall text.

Desired Space: approximately 1200-1350 square feet

Exhibition/Mounting Format/Needs:
Clean white walls with proper gallery lighting, if artifacts are taken venue needs to supply secure vitrines and proper insurance

Brief Description:

    At this time, the objectives of The Birth of Coffee are fourfold:

    • create an appropriate environment in order to view images and accompanying text which we call visual artifacts.
    • Incorporate (4-6) coffee artifacts (picking baskets, wooden pilon, worker timecards, coffee bags, coffee money) gathered in the field that have relevance to the images
    • to facilitate community outreach activities 
    • The goal of the exhibition is to extend the viewers' personal coffee experiences, providing them with an understanding of the many people who work long hours bringing coffee to the table.

One Sentence Description:

    The Birth of Coffee exhibition seeks to bring the contributions of coffee workers around the world into public view so that we might appreciate the long hours and hard work that go into every cup of coffee.

Label Description:

    The Birth of Coffee   documenting coffee from seed to cup
    photographs and video by Daniel Lorenzetti
    text by Linda Rice Lorenzetti

Catalog Provided:

A book of images has been published by Random House. This book contain images from the exhibition and can be used an exhibition catolog. A smaller catalog may also be developed.

Exhibition Events:

The exhibition will be supplemented with other proposed events including:

A book signing party
Gallery Tours
Special Presentations