“[Memory City] it is a powerful analysis of the use of photography and the ways in which memory and history are served by images, and as such it’s one of the best photography books about photography that I have seen. Memory City is about the material life of images, and the relationship between memory and material; and it examines how our acts of looking at ourselves fold us into the world of images that surround us. It also imaginatively describes the relationship between the photographer and the act of photography, reminding us that the photograph is not only evidence that the subject was there, but that the photographer was there too. This recognition of embodied looking is something frequently addressed in prose but rarely so effectively with photography.”—Leo Hsu, Memory City review in Fraction Magazine.
THE COMPLETE REVIEW: http://www.fractionmagazine.com/memory-city
——NEW WORKSHOP ADDED: FINDING YOUR VISION @ MIAMI STREET PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL, Monday Dec. 1-Friday Dec. 5, 2014. For more information, including how to register: http://www.miamistreetphotographyfestival.org/#!alex-webb-rebecca-norris-webb/cm50
——NIGHT CONTACT: Apply to be part of “Night Contact,” a slide show curated by Rebecca at the Brighton UK Festival this October. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: SEPTEMBER 8, 2014. FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.nightcontact.co.uk/rebecca-norris-webb-open-submissions-judge/
——THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, “Rectangular Squares,” Opening reception of this group show at Sepia Eye Gallery, NYC, with Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb, and other photographers.
——THURSDAY, SEPT. 18-SUNDAY, SEPT. 21: MEMORY CITY project wall exhibition at Chicago Expo, sponsored by Stephen Daiter Gallery, book signings by the Webbs on Saturday, Sept. 20th and Sunday, Sept. 21
——SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, BOSTON: MEMORY CITY ARTIST RECEPTION AND BOOK SIGNING, ROBERT KLEIN GALLERY, 2-5PM, ARTISTS TALK AT 3:30
——FRIDAY, OCT. 3: BOSTON: SLANT RHYMES: ALEX WEBB AND REBECCA NORRIS WEBB PHOTORAPHS, ARS LIBRI, 5-7PM, in conjunction with Boston First Fridays.
——FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7: CHICAGO: MEMORY CITY ARTIST RECEPTION, TALK, AND BOOK SIGNING, STEPHEN DAITER GALLERY