TWO EVENTS: Paris Photo LA; Nordic Light

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©Alex Webb, “Tehuantepec, Mexico, 1985,” 30×40 inches, at Paris Photo LA, Etherton Gallery, New York Backlot, Paramount Pictures Studios, April 26-8, 2013

TWO APRIL EVENTS: PARIS PHOTO LA and NORDIC LIGHT
——Alex Webb Solo Show at Paris Photo LA, Etherton Gallery, Paramount Pictures Studios, April 26-8:

http://www.parisphoto.com/losangeles/artists/alex-webb

——Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, “Violet Isle,” at Nordic Light, April 23-7, 2013: 

http://nle.no/

ANNA THANNER, Fotografiska Museum, StockholmWhat is your favourite photo of your creative partner’s work and why?

Rebecca Norris Webb: I have a top 10, but my favorite photograph of Alex’s keeps changing. Currently, it’s “Tehuantepec, Mexico, 1985,” the spinning ball.  Alex hung this print above my writing desk last Christmas.  I love how the ball on the tip of the boy’s finger suggests the spinning world, and how, on closer observation, one sees there’s also a second ball in the frame — and it’s caught in midair inside the basketball hoop!  Only Alex could have captured them both in the same frame — the poetic and the surprising, extraordinary mundane.

 Alex Webb: It’s difficult to choose my favorite photograph of Rebecca’s — there are so many.  But if pressed I will choose “Havana, 2007,” the pigeon and the egg. There’s something so lyrical, so utterly surprising about this pigeon flying off, as if it had just laid the egg.  I love the print’s muted tones and the sense of freedom that the flying bird suggests.  I can’t say much more — perhaps because what I most love about this photograph is its essential sense of mystery.
——To read the rest of the 5 Questions on Fotografiska blog: http://en.fotografiska.eu/content/view/full/34401
 
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©Rebecca Norris Webb, “Violet Isle” (with Alex Webb), at Nordic Light Festival, Kristiansund N, Norway, April 23-27, 2013

WORKSHOP NEWS

——LAST MINUTE SPOT HAS OPENED FOR “FINDING YOUR VISION @ CAPTION GALLERY” WORKSHOP FROM SAT. MAY 4-FRIDAY MAY 10.  For information including how to enroll:

http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAXO31_3&VBID=2K1HZOC4FMBWE&IID=2K1HRG7K50_W&PN=17

——WEEKEND WORKSHOP @ APERTURE, NYC, Friday evening, June 21, 2013, thru Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2013, Aperture, 547 W. 27th St., 4th floor, NYC, DISCOUNTS FOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS & APERTURE PATRONS

Do you know where you’re going next with your photography –– or where it’s taking you?  This intensive weekend workshop will help photographers begin to understand their own distinct way of seeing the world.  It will also help photographers figure out their next step photographically  –– from deepening their own unique vision to the process of discovering and making a long-term project that they’re passionate about, as well as the process of how long-term projects evolve into books and exhibitions. A workshop for serious amateurs and professionals alike, it will taught by Alex and Rebecca, a creative team who often edit projects and books together –– including their joint book and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exhibition, Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba, Alex’s recent Aperture book, The Suffering of Light, and Rebecca’s new third book, My Dakota, which will be exhibited this summer at Ricco/Maresca Gallery, in New York City (June 20-Aug. 17), and the North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND (June 5-July 31).

 ONLY A FEW SPACES LEFT: http://www.aperture.org/shop/etc/photography-workshops/webb-workshop?SID=#.UWXE23jB50A

——”Finding Your Vision @ NDMOA: Weekend Workshop with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, from June 7-9pm, in Grand Forks, ND.  Tuition-free DAVID HAL NORRIS SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for the NDMOA Weekend Workshop for currently enrolled North Dakota high school, university, and reservation students. (Includes Moorhead students and other regional schools with reciprocity with ND).  For more information:

http://www.ndmoa.com/figure-drawing-class

——Tuition-free workshop scholarship available for Alex and Rebecca’s week-long FINDING YOUR VISION May workshop @ the Reportage Photography Festival in Sydney.

http://reportage.com.au/2013/04/reportage-sydney-morning-herald-scholarship-for-the-alex-webb-and-rebecca-norris-webb-workshop-now-open-for-submission/

 

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