Archive for December, 2014

MEMORY CITY: New Yorker Best Book!

December 24, 2014
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©Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb, “Memory City” at Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, thru Saturday, December 27, 2014

Novelist, photographer, art historian Teju Cole selected “Memory City” as one of the Best Books of 2014 for the New Yorker: 

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/best-books-2014?intcid=mod-latest

Memory City was also selected as one of the best photography books of the years by Photo-Eye and PDN:

http://www.pdnonline.com/features/Notable-Photo-Books-of-2014-Part-III-12310.shtml

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

—NEW YORK WORKSHOP: FINDING YOUR VISION, Sat. April 25-Thursday April 30, 2014.  For more information, please email Alex and Rebecca at webbnorriswebb@gmail.com

—LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP: SEATTLE WORKSHOP, February 2015: http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAXO31_3&VBID=2K1HZOQ8FXV4N7&IID=2K1HRG6NDPG0&PN=28

 

 

 

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MEMORY CITY: PDN Notable Book 2014

December 1, 2014
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©Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb, from “Memory City,” Radius Books and Thames and Hudson, 2014. Chicago’s Stephen Daiter Gallery exhibition thru Dec. 27

Memory City combines the rich, brilliant street photography of Alex Webb with the contemplative, metaphorical work of his wife, Rebecca Norris Webb…The Webbs have distinct styles, but Memory City underscores what they have in common: an ability to pack the frame with emotional and intellectual substance, and make it beautiful, too.”—David Walker, from Notable Books 2014, Photo District News, December 2014

Thursday, Dec. 4, 7-8:30pm: An Evening with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb at the Miami Street Photography Festival, Wynwood District, Kike San Martin Studios, 2045 NW 1st Ave., Miami, followed by a Q&A and Memory City and Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image book signing.  Free and open to the public.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

——FINDING YOUR VISION WORKSHOP: SEATTLE; PCNW (Photo Center North West); Friday evening, Feb. 6, 2014, thru Sunday afternoon, Feb. 8, 2014. RELATED EVENT: Friday, Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30pm: Slide talk: “Slant Rhymes: The Photographs of Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb,” followed by a Q&A and book signing. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information –– including workshop fees, how to enroll— please visit: http://pcnw.org/education/workshops/featured/master-workshop-finding-your-vision/

NOTE: This is a workshop for photographers who collaborate with the world, not for those who dramatically alter their photographs digitally.

——NEW APERTURE WEEKEND WORKSHOP AT APERTURE FOUNDATION, NYC: TO ENROLL IN THE WORKSHOP FOLLOW THIS LINK

CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:

——THRU DEC. 27TH, CHICAGO: MEMORY CITY AT STEPHEN DAITER GALLERY: http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_4&VBID=2K1HZOQ8FXXCC2&IID=2K1HRG6CK7MT&PN=1 

——FEBRUARY 4-MARCH 1, 2015: MY DAKOTA at BLUE SKY GALLERY, PORTLAND.  Artist talk/book signing on Wed.evening Feb. 4; Opening Reception and book signing, Thursday evening, Feb. 5

REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS

——MEMORY CITY REVIEW in Fraction

——SLANT RHYMES: Interview with Teju Cole and the Webb on the New Yorker Photo Booth