Archive for June 24, 2008

Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Association: Grant Deadline July 1

from the VII website:

“Formed in the memory of Pierre and Alexandra Boulat by friends and family after the death of Alexandra Boulat in 2007 the Association seeks to keep the spirit of father and daughter alive through making their work available to the public and creating an annual grant to a photographer and sponsoring the education of young photographers.


The Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Grant

We will award a Grant to a photographer to produce a story that must be told but that
the photographer cannot find support for from within the Media.

The first Grant will be awarded at Visa pour L’Image in Perpignan 2008 as it was an event
very close to the hearts of Alexandra and Pierre Boulat.

The photographer should submit, no later than July Ist each calendar year, a one page proposal with a portfolio of 20 pictures to prove competency. A first committee would make a pre-selection in Paris and the final decision should be made in Perpignan with a jury of 7 or 9 people chosen among the most important photo editors at Visa pour L’image.

APPLICATION FORMS can be downloaded here.

Submissions to:

Association Pierre and Alexandra Boulat

c/o Cosmos
56, Boulevard de Latour Maubourg

75007 Paris

France”

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Reminder: MVS to Lecture in Houston This Thursday During Events Honoring John Cleary

I’m in Houston this week and will be giving a lecture on Thursday evening at the Houston Center for Photography to honor the memory of my late friend John Cleary. HCP is currently exhibiting of selection of images from his collection, and will host an official naming ceremony for the John Cleary Library this coming Saturday.

To learn more about my lecture June 26th to benefit the John Cleary Library, click here.

To learn more about the John Cleary Library at HCP, click here.

To learn more about attending the Library’s naming Ceremony on Saturday, June 28th, click here.

To learn more about the exhibition of images from John Cleary’s collection, click here.

I hope to see many of you later this week in Houston!

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TPS 17: Texas Photographic Society’s National Competition; DEADLINE 7/2/08

From the website:

JULY 2 DEADLINE for TPS 15: The National Competition

Lisa Sutcliff, Assistant Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, to Jury

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit slides or digital files of their color and black and white works to the Texas Photographic Society (TPS) by July 2, for TPS 17: The National Competition.

The Exhibition will open at the Dougherty Art Center in Austin, TX in September and then tour the state of Texas for one year.

An artist’s reception will be held September 20, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm with an Awards Presentation at 7:00pm.

Visit the TPS website to see list of prized, schedule and to download entry forms.

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