I’m packing for New York, with NYPH on one end of my trip, Book Expo America on the other.
The second annual New York Photo Festival taking place in Dumbo, Brooklyn, Wednesday, May 13, through Sunday, May 17.
This year, the four main exhibition pavilions are curated by William A. Ewing, director of Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland; Chris Boot, head of the London-based publisher Chris Boot, Ltd.; Jody Quon, photography director at New York magazine; and Jon Levy, director of the London-based publisher Foto8.
Visit Aperture’s booth in the powerHouse arena to see our latest books and limited-edition photographs. On Thursday evening, May 14, a special book signing and party will take place at the powerHouse arena, starting at 9:00 p.m., with many Aperture artists present to sign their books, including Catherine Chalmers, Michal Chelbin, Doug DuBois, Philip Gefter, Jacqueline Hassink, Charles Lindsay, Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz, Richard Renaldi, Lyle Rexer, Robin Schwartz, Jonathan Torgovnik and more.
For the second year, each day the festival will feature Aperture Presents, a series of panel discussions at St. Ann’s Warehouse.
Aperture Presents Events include:
Artist-Publisher: Mass Produced for Mass Dissemination Thursday, May 14, 5–6 pm
The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography: Moderated by Lyle Rexer
Friday, May 15, 5–6 pm
Cuddle (with Bill Hunt)
Saturday, May 16, 5–6 pm
Photography After Frank, A Conversation Between Philip Gefter and Andy Grundberg
Sunday, May 17, 5–6 pm
FREE with Festival Admission
New York Photo Festival
St. Ann’s Warehouse
38 Water Street
Brooklyn, New York
Party and Book Signing at powerHouse arena with Aperture artists:
Thursday, May 14, 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 –Sunday, May 17, 2009
The New York Photo Festival Headquarters
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, New York