Archive for October 24, 2007

FotoFest “International Discoveries” Exhibition and related activities begin THURS October 25th

From the FotoFest Press release:

Fotofest International Discoveries: A Selection of Contemporary Artists from Around the World

Each year FotoFest creative directors visit festivals in France, Poland, Bratislava, Brazil, Portland and elsewhere around the world to meet artists and look at work. The International Discoveries exhibition is the product of these travels. Founders Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin, along with Exhibitions Coordinator Jennifer Ward chose nine artists for the exhibition, representing some of the best work they have encountered in their travels to Europe, South America and the United States.

The exhibition artists are Chan-Hyo Bae (South Korea), John Chervinsky (U.S.), Kelly Flynn (U.S.), Roberto Fernández Ibáñez (Uruguay), Jesús Jiménez (Mexico/London), Lydia Panas (U.S.), Przemyslaw Pokrycki (Poland), Diego Ranea (Argentina), and Alessandra Sanguinetti (Argentina).

The exhibition opens Thursday, October 25, 2007, 6-9pm with a reception at FotoFest Headquarters at Vine Street Studios, 1113 Vine St, Houston, Texas 77002. Artists Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez, Diego Ranea, and Lydia Panas will be in attendance.

FotoFest Portfolio Review with International Discoveries Artists at Houston Center for Photography
with Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 7-9pm

Artists Kelly Flynn, Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Raneawill collectively review each participant’s portfolio. Participants should bring a completed portfolio to HCP for a 15 minute review.

Only 4 spaces are left. (Purchase tickets here)
HCP Member Price: $15.00/person
Non-Member Price: $20.00/person

Houston Center for Photography
1441 West Alabama
Houston, Texas

with Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea
Saturday, October 27, 2007, 2pm

International Discoveries artist Roberto Fernández Ibáñez and Diego Ranea will speak about their work in the exhibition as well as other projects they are working on. FotoFest’s Saturday Matinee Artist Talks are always free and open to the public. The talks begin around 2pm and the public is invited to join the artists for questions and refreshments afterwards.
FotoFest Headquarters
1113 Vine Street
Houston, Texas


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The Print Center’s 82nd Annual International Competition: PHOTOGRAPHY

From the Print Center:

Click here to download the prospectus for the 82nd Annual International Competition: Photography.

Postmarked Deadline: November 15, 2007

Juror: Joel M. Smith, Curator of Photography, Princeton University Art Museum. Smith has written several books including Edward Steichen: The Early Years, Yale University Press, and has written a wide range of articles, reviews and exhibition publications including Steiglitz et New York (2004) and Roll Over: The Snapshot’s Museum Afterlife (2001). He received his PhD from Princeton University in 2001, and has held the Jackson Brothers Research Fellowship, Beinecke Library, Yale University, The Chester Dale Fellowship and the Jane & Morgan Whitney Fellowship, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Exhibition will be on view from May 24 – August 2, 2008.

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PRINT CENTER in Philadelphia: Reserve now for upcoming lecture on Doug + Mike Starn

From the Print Center in Philadelphia:

Wednesday, November 14, 6:00pm
LECTURE: Andrew Solomon on Doug + Mike Starn

In conjunction with the exhibition “Black Pulse 2000-2007: Doug + Mike Starn,” we are pleased to host this renowned contributor to The New York Times, The New Yorker and Artforum and author of The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost, A Stone Boat and The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression. Solomon’s talk will explore the interconnection of art and science in the work of the Starns.

FREE and open to the public, due to space limitations, please call to reserve. 215 735.6090

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