Today the New York Times’ LENS blog announced that Kira Pollack, the deputy photo editor at the New York Times Magazine has been named director of photography for Time magazine for both its print and web versions. Congratulations, Kira! I know photographers have learned so much from working with you, and will continue to grow as you broaden your responsibilities and your readership at Time.
Archive for September 14, 2009
POKE! Artists and Social Media at FotoFest in Houston, Texas
September 10 – October 24, 2009
From the Press Release:
“POKE! explores the inter-personal intentions of social media technology and
the nature of modern internet-mediated relationships with work that references and uses source material from popular
online social media websites such as Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Craigslist, and YouTube.”
The show was curated by Jennifer Ward who is also FotoFest’s Exhibitions Coordinator.
For more information, click here.
POKE! is on view at FotoFest, 1113 Vine Street, Houston, Texas 77002, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday noon-
5pm. Admission to FotoFest exhibitions is free.
Unlike other photography competitions where you generally submit a completed body of your work, this one deals with creating a new body of work based on a theme given by a curatorial committee. Also you will have with guidance from the gallery throughout the project.
From the website:
PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2009
From the website:
Change the world with your camera. The PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards provide a platform for student, amateur and professional photographers to publish Photo Essays designed to educate and engage people in a wide variety of social campaigns.
For more information: www.photophilanthropy.org