Archive for November 5, 2009

Lectures during FotoWeek D.C.

FotoWeek DC starts this Saturday November 7th, there are so many exciting events surrounding this event

FotoWeek D.C. has a variety of exciting lectures associated with the event:

November 7th 2:00-5:00 pm  Fotoweek Lecture Series at the Katzen Center featuring Liza Faktor, Lincoln Schatz, and Tim Hetherington

November 12th 12:30-2:00pm  Getty Images Grant Awards Multimedia Presentation

November 14th 10:00-2:00pm Lecture featuring Julieanne Kost, Digital Imaging Evangelist from Adobe Systems

November 14th 2:00-5:00pm Fotoweek Lecture Series at the Corcoran featuring Ernesto Bazan, Lori Grinker, Chris Hondros, and Matthew Niederhauser

Throughout the weekend there will also be Photographer Presentations at the TechPavilion- schedule to be announced.

For a list of all the lectures and their locations click here.

Also, there are many  lectures in conjunction, including my lecture at Photoworks in Glen Echo, MD. Others include Lectures by, Deborah Willis, Dan Burkholder, Donna DeCesare, Camilo José Vergara, Sam Abell, Edward Burtynsky, and Stephen Wilkes among many other wonderful presenters.

That list can be found here.

For a list of Exhibitions click here.

To view a YouTube video about last years events, click here.

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November 9- Deadline for submission to Press Street in New Orleans

Submission Deadline: November 9

Press Street How to Rebuild a City: Field Guide From a Work in Progress

From the announcement:
New Orleans-based literary & visual arts non-profit seeks photographs for a book project, spotlighting the resilience & creativity of the citizens of NOLA. Images should portray the ground-up level of the recovery.

Email entries as jpeg attachments (min. 300 dpi) to

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November 12th- Darius Himes Lecture and Christopher Colville Opening in D.C.

Publisher Darius Himes of Radius Books will be giving a lecture “Who Cares About Books?” on November 12, 2009 at 5pm in Washington D.C.

Following the lecture will be the opening reception of Christopher Colville’s solo show November 12, 2009, 6-9pm (in conjunction with FotoWeek DC) which as been curated by  Larissa Leclair
November 4 – December 11, 2009

Location: 1215 Blagdens Alley NW, Washington DC, 20001

Hours: Wednesday – Friday, 10-2pm, and by appointment.
From the announcement about the show:
In his first solo show in Washington, D.C., Christopher Colville, an Arizona-based photographer explores the themes of time as manifested in death and memory in a selection of work curated by Larissa Leclair from his series Emanations, the Sonoran Project, and Iceland Trilogy. Colville embraces traditional and experimental processes, such as photograms, ambrotypes, and decay-generated images in his contemporary photographic work.

Christopher Colville is a photographer and teacher at Arizona State University. He has been awarded a 2008 Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and a 2008 Public Art Commission from the Phoenix Commission on the Arts. Colville was also awarded the Van Daren Coke/Beaumont Newhall Fellowship in 2003. He holds an MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico and a BFA in Anthropology and Photography from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

For more information, please contact Larissa Leclair:

About the Lecture From the announcement:

Interest in photography books has never been greater, with artists, photographers and curators seeing the book as the central form of expression for their work. Publisher and critic Darius Himes talks about the landscape of photobook publishing as it stands today, highlighting some of the most interesting small publishers and discussing the ramifications of print-on-demand technology.

For more details click here.

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Tonight November 5th- Alec Soth at the Williams College Museum of Art

Photographer Alec Soth will be speaking tonight at the Williams College Museum of Art – He will be giving the talk Inventing Niagra

Inventing Niagara
Thursday, November 5, 7:00 pm

From the announcement:

A conversation with photographer Alec Soth, whose work is currently on view, and writer Ginger Strand, author of Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies.
This event has been sponsored in part by the Williams College Lecture Committee and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Dog Days Bogotá by Alec Soth will also be on view at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts September 9 through November 28, 2009.

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