Archive for December, 2010


To my readers:

I am pleased to tell you that I have merged my blog into my updated website. On my new homepage you will see the three most recent blog posts, as well as being able to navigate through the blog categories directly at any time.   You will also easily find “PLANNING AHEAD: Industry Events of Note” as its own category, as well as my event calendar “MVS ON THE ROAD” prominently featured on the new website.  Click here now:

I’m sure you will find the new combined blog AND website an even greater resource!

Thanks so much for visiting the past five years, and hope you will bookmark my new website.

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Flash Forward 2011 Submission Deadline: December 31st, 2010

From the Magenta Foundation:

Call for Submissions: Flash Forward 2011

The Magenta Foundation is pleased to announce Year Seven of its Emerging Photographers exchange.

  • This is an open call for submissions.
  • All photographers in Canada, the UK and the US 34 years of age and under may submit.
  • All submission requirements and instructions are located here on our website

Jurors for 2011:

  • Canada:
    • Julien Beaupré Ste-Marie, Photo Editor, enRoute Magazine
    • Erin Elder, Manager, Business Development, Digital Media, The Globe and Mail
    • Robyn McCallum, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery, Toronto
  • UK:
    • Diane Smyth, British Journal of Photography, London
    • Harry Hardie, Director, HOST Gallery
    • Bruno Ceschel, Founder, Self Publish, Be Happy
    • Aaron Schuman, Director and Editor, Seesaw Magazine
  • US:
    • Andy Adams, Editor and Publisher, Flak Photo
    • Shane Lavalette, Photographer and Publisher/Editor, Lay Flat

Competition Prizing:

The Bright Spark Award winner will receive $5,000.

As in the past, all competition Winners and Honourable Mentions will be published in a high quality catalogue. Along with being published, select 2011 Flash Forward Winners will be featured in a touring exhibition.

In January 2011, a significant additional component will be announced to complement the program’s alternate festival years. Stay tuned and sign up for our newsletter.

Submission Deadline:

Submissions close on Fri, Dec 31, 2010.

Click here for “Guidelines for Submission”

Submission Fees:

  • Canada: $50
  • USA: $50
  • UK: £30

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December 10th in SF: Amy Stein and Andy Freeberg lecture at SFAI, hosted by PhotoAlliance

PhotoAlliance presents Amy Stein with introductory presentation by Andy Freeberg

December 10, 2010
7:30 pm
San Francisco Art Institute Lecture Hall 800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, Ca (at Jones Street)
Ticket Information:
$10.00 general admission $5.00 students with ID— TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
About Amy Stein:
Amy Stein (b. 1970) is a photographer and teacher based in New York City. Her work explores our evolving isolation from community, culture and the environment. She has been exhibited nationally and internationally and her work is featured in many private and public collections such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Nevada Museum of Art, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art and the West Collection. 

In 2006, Amy was a winner of the Saatchi Gallery/Guardian Prize for her Domesticated series. In 2007, she was named one of the top fifteen emerging photographers in the world by American Photo magazine and she won the Critical Mass Book Award. Amy’s first book, Domesticated, was released in fall 2008. It won the best book award at the 2008 New York Photo Festival.

Amy was raised in Washington, DC, and Karachi, Pakistan. She holds a BS in Political Science from James Madison University and a MS in Political Science from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In 2006, Amy received her MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Stein teaches photography at Parsons The New School for Design and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Amy is represented by Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco, ClampArt in New York, and Pool Gallery in Berlin.

About Andy Freeberg:
Photographer Andy Freeberg is the author of Guardians (Photolucida 2010), a book of photographs that portrays the women who guard the art in Russian museums. He was born in New York City and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, alternating his commercial assignment work with personal projects. His photographs have appeared in numerous books and publications and are in many private and public collections.

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