Archive for June 30, 2008

“The Art of Bookbinding” on CBS Sunday Morning 6/29/08

There was a segment on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” show on the centuries old art of bookbinding that you all might enjoy; here’s the link to the six minute segment:

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=4217772n

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En Foco’s “New Works” Photography Awards: Deadline July 7

From the EnFoco website:

“New Works Photography Awards

En Foco’s New Works Photography Awards is an annual program selecting three or more U.S. based photographers of African, Asian, Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander heritage through a national call for entries.

It acts as a creative incubator, enabling artists to create or complete an in-depth, photographic series exploring themes of their choice, and providing the infrastructure for a professional exhibition of their new work in the New York area. A photographic artist’s work can be in any photo-based style or genre (documentary, autobiographical, landscape, abstract, digital, pinhole, alternative processes, etc).

NEW WORKS #12 Deadline: July 7 2008

JUROR: Deborah Willis, curator, author, photographer and Chair of the Photo & Imaging Dept at NYU/TISCH

Guidelines and Entry Forms can be downloaded HERE
The New Works #11 Winners and Honorable Mention recipients were selected by juror Melissa Harris, Editor in Chief of Aperture Magazine:
Kesha Bruce, Adriana Katzew and Donald Daedalus – Winners
Charlie Grosso, Myra Greene, Esther Hidalgo and Wanda Acosta – Honorable Mention Awardees

The 2007-08 Winners receive:

a $1,000 honorarium;
professional tripods from Bogen;
camera bags from Lowepro;
Gift Certificates from Print File;
Gift Certificates from Modernage Custom Digital Imaging Labs;
a feature article in the Spring 2008 issue of Nueva Luz,
an exhibition in New York (at El Taller Boricua Gallery – opening reception May 30, 2008 with wines provided by Casa de Vinos)
a photographers page on enfoco.org

Read about New Works #10 here”

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