Let the Sangria flow: Cotidiano US Opens @ NYU in NYC Friday October 3

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FRIDAY, October 3, 6:30 p.m. (download PDF)
LATINO/US Cotidiano
Curated by Claudi Carreras
Organized as part of the SPAIN arts & culture Program to promote Spanish culture in the US

Inauguration of the exhibit with remarks by Ana Dopico (Director, KJCC), D. Juan Ramón Martínez Salazar (Consul General, Consulate General of Spain in New York), and Claudi Carreras (exhibit curator). With the presence of some of the photographers, including Hector Mata, Sol Aramendi..

Literally meaning “everyday life,” Cotidiano is a dynamic look at the rapidly changing nature of the Latino experience in America. For LATINO/US Cotidiano, curator Claudi Carreras selected established and emerging photographers of Latino descent who embrace the theme and also excel at their craft. The exhibition includes noted artists Carlos Alvárez Montero, Sol Aramendi, Katrina Marcelle d’Autremont, Calé, Ricardo Cases, Livia Corona, Héctor Mata, Karen Miranda, Dulce Pinzón, Susana Raab, Stefan Ruiz, and Gihan Tubbeh.

Exhibit walk-throughs with the photographers will be organized.

Reception to follow.

Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC, and the Consulate General of Spain in New York.

Map of the Invisible Wall: Photographs from East of the River

 

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If you are interested in seeing the locations of where I made photographs for the exhibition The Invisible Wall: Photographs from East of the River, please click the above link to see a map I built for the project.

The shortened URL for the map, if you’d like to share it is: http://bit.ly/1oJIPPo

And if you’re in the area, please stop by tomorrow, Friday @VividSolutions gallery to see the real deal.

1231 Good Hope Road SE · Washington DC 20020
(Inside Anacostia Arts Center)
202-365-8392
Hours: Tuesday – Friday noon to 5pm · Saturday 11am to 5pm

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Shoot @ Janelia Farms

I had the pleasure of photographing at the well funded and gorgeously situated Janelia Farms laboratory, which is part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, earlier this winter.  There you can find people passionate about what they do and with the money to pursue that passion; ie Nirvana.

It was wonderful to work with reporter/editor Mary Beth Gardiner who is married to DC photographer Paul Fetters.  Everything a girl could ask for: interesting subjects, great display, a mosquito  backpack and butterfly room.

Thanks Mary Beth and Howard Hughes. May the grey goose rise again!

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I Went to the Kutztown Folk Festival and Made One Photo

This one.

JUST got the film back and this frame is sandwiched between an image of a  Petrobras Oil rig in the Atlantic and scantily clad girls cavorting in a waterfall as we (a friend and I not the royal we) practiced some photo geek funnery  testing out our Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue shooter stuff.  It’s really quite a contact sheet. Love that.

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Beautiful Surprise: Harvest Magazine of Australia

A few months ago I got an email from Imogen, art director of Harvest Magazine, a literary magazine published out of Victoria.  She asked for permission to publish a photograph from my series on Southern writers, A Sense of Place, to go along in conjunction with a piece they had.  I sent off the photo and thought nothing more of it.  Today I got issue two of Harvest magazzine, the spring/summer 2008 edition which is of course, my fall & winter.  It is a garden of delights.  I have not had time to read any of the text yet, (I am inundated with new christmas photobooks and reading and no time to indulge!), but the illustrations & design are so beautiful it breaks my heart how much effort these people have put into their product.  Well done and where can I get copies to send to my friends? Please sample for yourself:

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Illustration by Luci Everett

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illustration by Elsa Mora

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Illustration by Merethe Tingstad

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Illustration by Nghiem Tran

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Illustration by Yours Truly