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LOOK3: Book Signings and UNBOUND Slide Show

June 6, 2011

Hope to see some of you at the group book signing at LOOK3 Photography Festival this weekend.  We’ll be part of the Masters Book Signing in Charlottesville, Virginia, from 1 to 2 pm, on Friday, June 10th, and Saturday, June 11, along with Mary Ellen Mark, Chris Anderson, and others.  They’ll be copies of Alex’s new book, The Suffering of Light, which just came out from Aperture. (Here’s a link to a new Q&A with Alex on the Aperture site.)

We also hope you’ll be able to see the slide show of the work of the first UNBOUND WORKSHOP at LOOK3, featuring the long-term projects of photographers from 4 different continents: Phaedra Call-Himwich, Michelle Frankfurter, Rajiv Kapoor, David Kasnic, Alejandro Kirchuk, Sebastian Liste, Grzegorz Litynski, Jane Paradise, Eddie Quinones, Sean Schmidt,  and Max Wang. ––Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

UPCOMING PHOTO PROJECT WORKSHOPS WITH ALEX AND REBECCA:

––Book Weekend with Radius Books (and the Webbs):  Friday, Sept. 23, to Sunday, Sept. 25, Santa Fe, NM

––The Photo Project Workshop: Sunday, Oct. 23, to Saturday, Oct. 29th, New York

All former Webb Workshop participants are invited to participate, but others will be considered as well.

UNBOUND at VERGE ART BROOKLYN

February 14, 2011

Dimitri Mellos, cover of "Its Strangest Patterns"

It’s common to celebrate the birth of a photographer’s new photo book at a gallery exhibition.  Instead, the UNBOUND exhibition at the CAPTION GALLERY — during the inaugural VERGE ART BROOKLYN festival the first week in March this year — celebrates the long and often arduous labor — with its joys and pangs and meanderings — that accompanies the process of making a photo book.  For those who’d like a window into this at times difficult, at times mysterious bookmaking process, please stop by and visit UNBOUND, a show that features the fruits of  the labor of last fall’s intense, intimate, and now annual PHOTO PROJECT WORKSHOP.  The opening reception for UNBOUND will be Thursday, March 3d, from 9-10:30 pm during the first night of the Verge Art Brooklyn, a festival that coincides with the annual Armory Show this year.  The UNBOUND exhibition will run until the end of May 2011.

At the time of this writing, the UNBOUND photographers include DIMITRI MELLOS, NICOLE LECORGNE, FRANK HACK, S.M. MAES, GUILLERMO DE YAVORSKY, SHAUN ROBERTS, CHRIS CHADBOURNE, and JASON TANNER.  We so appreciate their willingness to exhibit a work-in-progress (one framed print and one designed cover or book spread), that we decided to join them, with work from our two upcoming books: Alex’s The Suffering of Light: 30 Years of Photographs (Aperture/T&H UK/Edition, May 2011) and Rebecca’s My Dakota (Radius Books, 2012). There will be more details about the opening on the blog on Monday, February 28th, the week of the VERGE ART BROOKLYN festival.—Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

For more about the next Photo Project Workshop at the Caption Gallery the last week in October, 2011, please visit Alex and Rebecca’s website.  To learn more about their upcoming editing workshop at LOOK3 photography festival in June, please visit LOOK3. For those interested in a photographing workshop, there are two places left in the Barcelona: Finding Your Vision workshop the last week in March. Lastly, here’s the link to the London Telegraph online’s Q&A with Alex and Rebecca.

Nicole LeCorgne, cover of "Divinity Street: The Moulids of Cairo"

 


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