Archive for April 13, 2009

April 14th- Jacqueline Hassink Artist’s Talk and Book Signing at the Aperture Foundation

Join photographer  Jacqueline Hassink for an Artist’s Talk and Book Signing at the Aperture Foundation.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009    6:30 pm

From the website:

Join Dutch artist Jacqueline Hassink as she discusses her latest book, Car Girls (Aperture, April 2009), in the context of her other critically acclaimed books and exhibitions that deal conceptually with issues of power and social relations. Car Girls is a body of work that Hassink created over five years, photographing “car girls” during major car shows in seven different cities on three continents. As she describes it, Hassink uses these sites to reflect on “differing cultural values with regard to their ideal images of beauty and women. The series captures the moments during the women’s performances when they become more like dolls or tools than individuals.”

Aperture Gallery

547 West 27th Street

New York, New York

(212) 505-5555

FREE Event

For details click here.

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Lay Flat 01: REMAIN IN LIGHT Inaugural issue has arrived!

Jim Casper from Lens Culture tipped me off today about LAYFLAT:

“Just finished reading a new format photomagazine with loose photos (postcards) & separate bound text.”

Check it out!  From the website:

“Lay Flat is a new print publication devoted to promoting the best in contemporary fine art photography and writing on the medium. Each issue is assembled by Shane Lavalette in close collaboration with a co-curator. Photographers and writers from across the globe are invited to submit their work to be considered for future publications.”

“Included in the inaugural issue of Lay Flat are four essays, an interview and a poem, all accompanied by 20 unbound photographs from a selection of international photographers. This issue’s photographs were co-curated by Lay Flat‘s editor, Shane Lavalette, and Chicago-based photographer Karly Wildenhaus.”

You can order a copy online, and learn where copies are available for sale.  Congrats, Shane!

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