SPE 54th National Conference | Family Values |Orlando, FL

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Registration is now open for SPE’s 54th National Conference, Family Values, to be held March 9 – 12, 2017, at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, FL. Preview the conference schedule and register online today to qualify for early rate pricing!

Thursday Guest Speaker: LaToya Ruby Frazier
Friday Guest Speaker: Renee Cox
Saturday Guest Speaker: Jerry Uelsmann
Congratulations to our 2017 Honored Educator, Barbara Jo Revelle!

https://www.spenational.org/conferences/2017-spe-national-conference

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Mary Virginia Swanson Artist Talk | AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, TX

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November 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm

Texas Photographic Society has partnered with Dallas Center for Photography to present the lecture, To Be Published, or Self Publish? Publishing Options for Artists Today, with Mary Virginia Swanson at 7:00pm on Friday, November 11, 2016, at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, TX. A book signing and social will follow. Also, we invite attending artists to bring examples of their personal photography books—anything from handmade to on-demand to print press—for display prior to the lecture. If you would like to share your book(s), please contact TPS Executive Director Amy Holmes George for more info. Tickets for the lecture are $10 and should be reserved in advance to guarantee your seat.

Jeff Bowden Movie Night | Richland College

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JEFF BOWDEN

November 3, 2016 | 7:00 pm

Texas Photographic Society and Dallas Center for Photography (DCP) jointly feature a special film screening of A Single Frame at 7:00pm on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at DCP in Dallas, TX. Producer Jeff Bowden will be present to moderate a subsequent Q&A session. View the film’s official trailer here. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased in advance to reserve your seat. Please read more below:

https://richlandcollege.edu/ebt/photography/events/

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Kathy Lovas Artist Talk | Lilian Bloch Gallery

 

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#nineglitchedchairs, 2016, UV cured ink on vinyl, wood frame 90 x 90 inches

KATHY LOVAS
Artist talk

October 1, 2016 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us in conversation at the Liliana Bloch Gallery to discuss Kathy Lovas’ solo show I’m So Gliché, her newest body of work created through malfunction, chat about the implied liberation from the historical perspective of monocular human vision, and converse on the translation of this idea into three dimensions. The event is free and open to the public.

                                                                                                                                                            

Liliana Bloch Gallery represents emerging and mid-career, regional, national and international artists working in a variety of media.

The Gallery works with institutional and private curators establishing simultaneous involvement between collectors, for-profit, educational art venues and the general public.

Liliana Bloch Gallery * 2271 Monitor Street, Dallas, TX 75207 * 214.991.5617 * lilianablochgallery.com

Anthony Hernadez | Amon Carter

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April 7, 2016 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Conversation
In a conversation with the Amon Carter’s Senior Curator of Photographs John Rohrbach, artist Anthony Hernandez will discuss his artistic process, his impetus for creating the series of photographs shown in the Amon Carter’s exhibition Discarded: Photographs by Anthony Hernandez, and the meaning behind his images of active development of the urban fringes.

After the program, Hernandez will be available to sign Discarded, a special-edition publication of his photographs (only 200 available through the Museum Store). The book is by Nazraeli Press and includes a short essay by John Rohrbach.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register.

This program is made possible by a gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

– See more at: http://www.cartermuseum.org/calendar/public-programs/artist-talk-anthony-hernandez#sthash.iDcWoHpo.dpuf

Jerusalem Film Workshop

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The Jerusalem Film Workshop is a six-week hands-on course on filmmaking. Students learn how to operate professional cameras, edit video and work in a production team to create both fiction and documentary films. Our master classes offer a unique opportunity to network with Israel’s acclaimed producers and directors. Last year 22 young creatives from around the globe joined us from the US, Croatia, China, Argentina, etc. Each student shoots two films, which are screened during the Jerusalem Film Festival.
This year’s workshop will take place from June 12 – July 20, 2016. Registration is now open.

LOOK3 | Charlottesville, Virginia

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JUNE 13-19: LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, Virginia

Legacy photographers:

Top Row (L-R): Nick Brandt, Graciela Iturbide, Yuri Kozyrev, Frans Lanting

Project photographers:

Bottom Row (L-R): Olivia Bee, Shelia Pree Bright, Mary F. Calvert, Bihn Dahn, Doug DuBois, Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye.

LOOK3 EDU
Our LOOK3 EDU educational offerings encompass initiatives: entrepreneurial insights and practical advice to artists.

  • Tuesday evening, June 14th, PDN is bringing its celebrated “PDN 30 Emerging Photographers Panel” to LOOK3 for the first time.
  • Wednesday, June 15th, a full day of programming is dedicated to “Creativity Meets Technology.” Moderated by James Estrin of the NY Times’ Lens Blog, the audience will be guided through the diverse range of opportunities to create, share and publish work today. Presenters include: artists, industry innovators, and more.
  • Thursday, June 16th, a new program, ARTISTS: MEET YOUR MARKETS offers a roster of speakers in the morning who will address the diverse paths to generate income from your work (gallerist, magazine photo editor, museum curator, photobook publisher, media company, advertising agency art buyer, licensing agency, in-house corporate curator, corporate art consultants and more).
  • Thursday afternoon during the new LOOK3 PITCH, these professionals will be joined by an expanded group of colleagues for scheduled meetings with artists to discuss their work in relation to particular businesses.

Exhibitions Abound

FOCUS ON PHOTOBOOKS” includes the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Short List, Blurb Book Salon and The Photobook in Practice from the Indie Photobook Library.  All of those registered can sign up to participate in our POP UP BOOK FAIR too!

All events take place within walking distance of Charlottesvile’s downtown pedestrian mall. Visitlook3.org/schedule for the full schedule of activities.

Passes

Special Rates for Students: If you register by April 15 you can attend the full festival including all ticketed events for $200!  Plan now to gather your friends and come to Charlottesville!

PS: LOOK3 will be accepting volunteer applications starting April 1st

http://www.look3.org/schedule/

Artist Lectures | Frank Lopez and Loli Kantor

TPS AND DCP PRESENT JOINT PROGRAMMING
Save the date! TPS has once again partnered with the Dallas Center for Photography (DCP) in Dallas, Texas, to bring you an exciting evening of artist lectures by Frank Lopez and Loli Kantor on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. As founding members of alt8, an alternative processes group based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Lopez and Kantor have worked extensively in nontraditional image-making methods. They each will speak about ongoing projects and then address their unique working processes in a subsequent Q&A panel session.
 
Doors open at DCP with a social at 6:30pm, and presentations will begin at7:00pm. Register online in advance to reserve your seat for $5. This event is proudly sponsored by our friends at Frame Destination.

reserve your seat

FRANK LOPEZ
Frank Lopez
Frank Lopez considers himself an Antiquarian Avant-Garde photographer. He explores the different cultures and traditions of China, Korea and Vietnam through photography. Traveling with only a pinhole camera, he concentrates on aspects of local culture and variations of manufactured culture – areas of intentional cultural re-appropriation.
Lopez will discuss symbols associated with the found object – slaptags and graffiti art. The juxtaposition of found symbols initially captured with his iPhone and later interpreted into Tintypes and Ambrotypes explores the immediacy of the found object with the seemingly instant 19th Century version of the Polaroid. The ubiquitous smartphone allows the vehicle to bring the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries together.
LOLI KANTOR
Loli Kantor

Loli Kantor is a fine art and documentary photographer whose work is concerned with community and the human condition. Born in Paris, France, and raised in Israel, Kantor immigrated to the United States in 1984. Her recent work centers on Jewish life and culture in central and eastern Europe. As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, Kantor brings a deeply personal interest as well as a unique sensibility to this body of work. The project, entitled “Beyond The Forest”, was published by the University of Texas Press in November 2014 and will be available for purchase following the evening’s presentation.

 
Kantor’s work has garnered notable awards and recognition and has been exhibited widely in the United States and internationally. Her photographs are included in museum collections including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin; Lishui Museum of Photography in China; and Lviv National Museum in Ukraine as well as numerous private collections in the United States and abroad.

Artist Lecture, Sally Mann | Fort Worth Modern

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  • December 8, 2015 – 7:00pm

December 8
“As ephemeral as our footprints were in the sand along the river, so also were those moments of childhood caught in the photographs. And so will be our family itself, our marriage, the children who enriched it, and the love that has carried us through so much. All this will be gone. What we hope will remain are these pictures telling our brief story, but what will last, beyond all of it, is the place.” — Sally Mann, Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

A Special Lecture by Sally Mann

Sally Mann, one of America’s most renowned photographers, recently released her much-anticipated memoir Hold Still (Little, Brown and Company) to high acclaim. Patricia Wall of the New York Times compares Mann with none other than Walker Evans, stating, “I held Evans’s writing in mind while reading Hold Still, the photographer Sally Mann’s weird, intense and uncommonly beautiful new memoir. Ms. Mann has got Evans’s gift for fine and offbeat declaration.” Wall closes her review with, “The best quality of Hold Still — a book that strikes me as an instant classic among Southern memoirs of the last 50 years — is its ambient sense of an original, come-as-you-are life that has been well lived and well observed. It’s a book that dials open the aperture on your own senses. Like the photographs she most admires, it is rooted in particulars yet has ‘some rudiment of the eternal in it.’”

For this special presentation, artist Sally Mann reads from Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs.

Come early for a book signing at 6 pm. Pre-order your book here.

For the December 8 presentation, a limited number of tickets (limit two per person) will be available for purchase ($5) from 10 am until 4:45 pm the day of the lecture by calling 817.738.9215. Free admission tickets (limit two per person) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture.

This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public.

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Museum’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests.The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on Tuesday evenings during the series (general admission applies).

Café Modern serves cocktails and appetizers on Tuesday nights until 7 pm during the lecture series.