Cubans born after 1989 only know a life after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. and the scarcity of resources available during the U.S.-led economic embargo. These kids, born during the “Special Period,” are now in their teens and 20s. After Raul Castro inherited the presidency, the youth of Havana began to experience more of the world’s culture. The photographer Greg Kahn will discuss how youth identity in Cuba is rapidly evolving and redefining what it means to be Cuban.
According to photographer Michael Christopher Brown, Americans have a “distant idea” of Cuba, often idealizing the island as a paradise of architecture, cigars, rum, and vintage automobiles. Brown will discuss his ongoing “Paradiso” project, which reveals the more complex reality of how Cubans are “surviving the paradise.” Brown followed two young DJs in Havana, and their youthful electronica scene, capturing a generation that came of age during the “Special Period” who are trying to thrive in a society largely cut off from the rest of the world.
As part of the Annenberg Space for Photography's Series "Cuba Is" - Davidson will discuss how her black-and-white photographs reflect the resilience, ingenuity, and spirit of the Cuban people.
In a time where the boundaries between art, fashion, and music are blurring, the line between fine art and commercial photography is thinning and the two fields are no longer mutually exclusive. In this half-day workshop, Sabrina Y. Smith, will review the ways commissioned work can complement your fine art practice, offering new avenues of creativity, a wider audience, and financial freedom.
Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines.
The 2017 NY Art Book Fair will feature over 370 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions and independent publishers from twenty-eight countries.
Capturing a powerful portrait goes well beyond the press of a button. In this workshop, Rania will explore all aspects of portraiture and delve into the process of working with people. Participants will learn attention to detail, postures and expressions, approaching potential subjects, establishing trust and developing a relationship.
Photoville is an annual festival is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. By creating a physical platform for photographers of all stripes to come together and interact, Photoville provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience — a veritable cross-section of the world’s photographic community.
The SPD Speaker Series: a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on the current political climate and its effect on design, journalism, and photography.
Lindsay Ballant, Art Director, The Baffler
Allison McCann, Data Reporter, VICE News
Lisa Larson Walker, Associate Art Director, Slate Magazine; Visual Artist
D.W. Pine, Creative Director, TIME
To celebrate the closing of this historic exhibition, the MoCP is releasing #AiWeiwei, the ultimate companion book to the exhibition. The publication features an interview with Ai Weiwei by MoCP executive director Natasha Egan and essays by lecturer Liz McQuiston and art historian John Tancock, and showcases the thirteen photographic and video works in the exhibition.
Your website and book can make or break your career. Even if you have great images, you may be missing out on important jobs because your approach lacks sophistication which leaves potential clients feeling unimpressed. In this very special website / portfolio refinement event, our panel of top Creatives will help you understand what works for them, what doesn’t, and why.
Luke Copping and Project Prescription present the photographer's cure for client work. Join ASMP National Board Chair and Project Prescription for Photographers Co-Creator Luke Copping to for a lively (and probably expletive-filled) discussion.
Whether we look through our office or on a website, metadata is considered a need in order to find digital photographs in a timely manner today. Henrik will look at the challenges photographers face with adding metadata to digital photographs in order to make these more searchable and sellable today. He will also look at some alternatives by comparing human-generated keywording services and machine-generated image recognition available today.
“Koudelka—Shooting Holy Land,” a documentary film by Gilad Baram that follows legendary Czech photographer Josef Koudelka as he photographs in Israel and the West Bank, will have its New York debut on June 26 at Anthology Film Archives. Koudelka and Baram will be in attendance for a Q&A about the film.
British Journal of Photography are returning to Free Range in 2017 to host a programme of free talks for emerging photographers.We’ve invited leading curators, publishers, writers and editors to share their industry insights and offer practical advice on making a career in photography, alongside in-conversations with some of the UK’s most exciting emerging photographic talents.
Join SPD + Space for Arts for our next Pop Up Series with photographer Noah Fecks and food stylist Victoria Granof discussing TOAST WATER, a personal collaboration.
Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York presents the 7th annual Zine and Self-Published Photo Book Fair. Curated by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr. and Devin N. Morris, this year’s fair titled Rock Paper Scissors and a Three-Armed Shovel elaborates on the ways in which photography and self-publishing have been used as tools in the reconceptualization of wealth, value, access, and communication.
Join the Brooklyn Museum and Aperture Foundation for a night of fashion, film, and music in celebration of the art and style of black dandies, men of African descent who use fashion to define and inhabit a proud, radically independent public persona.
THE PALM SPRINGS PHOTO FESTIVAL CONNECT 2017 OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PROFESSIONAL, EMERGING PROFESSIONAL & SERIOUS ADVANCED AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS TO STUDY WITH LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHERS, SHOW PORTFOLIOS IN OUR CELEBRATED PORTFOLIO REVIEW PROGRAM, CHECK OUT THE LATEST GEAR, ATTEND CUTTING-EDGE SEMINARS, SYMPOSIUMS, NETWORKING EVENTS AND ENJOY EVENING PRESENTATIONS BY WORLD FAMOUS IMAGE-MAKERS.
The APA has lined up an impressive list of world-class Creatives, Agents, and Photo Editors. You choose 3 Reviewers to meet with, to help you refine your portfolio, and advance your career. In each 15 min appointment, you'll be able to show what you do and who you are, and the reviewer will be able to offer you real-world feedback.
OFF THE CLOCK APA/LA 2017 CURATED PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
For the APA's sixth annual exhibit, nearly 1000 images were submitted by photographers showing the personal side of their artistry. One hundred were selected by esteemed curator, Elizabeth Avedon contributor to 'L'Oeil de la Photographie' magazine.
After the exhibition, the images will rotate through some of the most creative advertising agencies in Los Angeles, including Saatchi LA and Ignited.