DC Fotoweek Happenings

Get ready to snap your fingers in unison and enjoy the love that is DC Fotoweek.  Some venues seem to be doing a good job of taking the reins from more, er, commercial interests.  I know, it’s utterly bourgeois to even mention it.

Anyhoo, lots of fun things happening including a photographer/street artist collaborative exhibit at Honfleur Gallery which features a couple of my local favorites:  photographers Matt Dunn, Chris Usher,  Jason Horowitz, and Michelle Frankenfurter and great street artists DECOY and Mike Estabrook; a slideshow and concert with one half of Thievery Corporation with the Metrocollective fotografas. Tickets to Thievery/Metrocollective can be purchased for $20 here.

Is it a bird, is it a plane? no it’s projections of photographs on historic buildings with Andy Adams, Larissa Leclair, Jamie Welford and other folks: NightGallery projections can be enjoyed at many locations throughout Washington, DC,including the exteriors of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design, Newseum,
the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, American Red Cross, National Museum ofthe American Indian, Satellite Central (M Street – Georgetown) and the Human Rights
Campaign buildings.

Northern Virginia Community College photo professor Gail Rebhan alerts me to this interesting art book lover appropriate show:

Beyond Text: Contemporary Book Arts

Featuring the work of

Carol Barton, Maria Barbosa, Katie Baldwin, Kate Carr, Irene Chan, Tate Foley, Helen Frederick, Tatiana Ginsberg, Fleming Jeffries, Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Kelly O’Brien, Gail Rebhan, Lee Running, Gretchen Schermerhorn, Ashlee Weitlauf

October 25–November 19, 2010

Opening Reception

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 5–7:30 p.m.

King Street Gallery

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

The King Street Art Gallery is located in the atrium of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center on the west side of the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus off Georgia Avenue at 930 King Street. Parking is available in the West Garage, which is located immediately behind the center.

Map and directions at www.montgomerycollege.edu/maps

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