The Obvious History: Photography and Books
A Lecture by Darius Himes at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18th.
This program is offered in conjunction with the current exhibition: Ralph Gibson and Lustrum Press 1970-1985
on view through September 30th.
Darius Himes, editor of photo-eye Booklist, a quarterly magazine devoted to photobooks will discuss the intimate marriage of photography and the book. The past ten years have witnessed the birth of a new area of academic discipline: the history of the photography book. In a presentation that examines the history of the medium, Himes will emphasize publishing activities since 1970. Himes is also a lecturer and writer having written for Blind Spot, BOMB, and American Photo. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Photographic Arts at the College of Santa Fe. He earned his BFA in Photography from Arizona State University, Tempe, and a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe campus, and actively pursues his own photographic image-making.
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