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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Preston Dannaway will be showing her work Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea at the Half King Gallery in Manhattan from May 13th to June 30th. This work comes from the many years Dannaway spent living in Ocean View Virginia documenting the sea and the people there. 

The opening will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday May 13th and will feature a moderated talk by Paul Moakley, Time's Deputy Director of Photography.

For more info, check out the gallery's site. 

 

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Registration is now open for Medium’s 2014 Photography Festival, which will be taking place October 24-26th in San Diego. This year there is a great lineup of events including portfolio reviews and artist lectures. 

To register, visit Medium’s website.

 

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This is the FINAL WEEK that Daylight will be accepting submissions for Daylight Photo awards. 

To learn more about the awards, past winners, and the panel of judges click here. 

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Tsunami, Photographs, and Then: The Lost and Found Project is the first book of young Japanese photographer Munemasa Takahashi, although the photos featured in it aren’t his. Instead, the book showcases thousands of images lost by victims of the 2011 Tsunami that wrought havoc on the Tohoku coast of Japan in 2011. Over the course of the last three years, Takahashi has worked alongside the Lost & Found Project, a group that hopes to return household objects to those affected by the Tsunami, to clean and digitize hundreds of thousands of images salvaged from the area. The images featured in this book are those damaged beyond recognition that could not be returned to their owners. 

To learn more, visit Takahashi’s website.

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Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood is a compilation of the works of nine photographers as they challenge traditional notions of motherhood. These images address issues of gender roles, domesticity, identity, and family through a semi-autobiographical lens. The work is curated by Susan Bright. 

Who: Janine Antoni, Elina Brotherus, Elinor Carucci, Ana Casas Broda, Ann Fessler, Tierney Gearon, Fred Hüning, Katie Murray, Hanna Putz 

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If you happen to be hanging out in Port-au-Prince this Friday, be sure to take a walk along the outside wall of the University of Ethnology where Paolo Woods will be displaying his work LETA. This work explores notions of the state in contemporary Haiti in attempts to dismantle the common “iconography of disaster” associated with the country. The show is finally circling back to Port-au-Prince after appearances in museums in Switzerland and the US. 

WHEN: April 25th, at 5:00pm. The instillation will remain up for as long as weather and human intervention permit

WHERE: the Champ de Mars, on the outside walls of the University of Ethnology (Faculté d’Ethnologie)

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 Join us for music and drinks on the rooftop of the London West Hollywood on Saturday April 26th. Bring your bathing suit! 

RSVP via Flavorpill

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Photo Review

Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator of photography at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City will be the juror of Photo Review magazine’s 2014 International Photography Competition. This is a great opportunity for emerging artists to gain viewership of the work. The work of prize-winning photographers will be shown Photo Review magazine, online, and in an exhibition at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. In the past, winners of the competition have used this exposure to launch their own solo show, reproduce their work in other well-regarded photography magazines, and sell their work to prominent buyers. 

DEADLINE: June 20th, 2014

To learn more about this competition, visit Photo Review’s website.

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Somerville Toy Camera Festival is currently seeking submissions of images made by toy cameras for their June event this year. This event features images made by any “low-end, low-tech, limited-control camera such as a pinhole, Holga, Diana, and other Lomo products”, which showcase images made when photographers loosen their control over the medium. This year, the festival will take in place in five galleries in Somerville. 

DEADLINE: April 22nd, 2014

For more information, check out the festival website.

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David Maisel

History’s Shadow is the first show of American artist David Maisel. The show features images of x-rays taken of antique sculptures from time he spent at the Getty Research Institute. In both the process of making these images as well presenting them Maisel engages in conversations of the transformation of material and the legacy of memory. The images themselves have a spectral quality to them: the soft white outlines of objects are striking against a black background. 

For more information about the show, visit the gallery’s website

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