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Daylight Panel Discussion @ Photoville

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INCEPTION TO PERFECTION: MAKING A PHOTO BOOK A photograph is made in the blink of an eye but long-term photographic projects can take months or years to bring to completion. Often culminating in a book, these projects take fortitude, dedication and, sometimes, a silly degree of commitment and sacrifice. Daylight's new season of book releases feature a number of such projects and we will be gathering some of our new artists to discuss the various facets that go into packaging long-term photographic projects into book form.  The panel will feature short artist presentations by Mark Marchesi, Barbara Kyne, Vincent Cianni, Patty Carroll...

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Artist Talk + Book Signing: 21c Durham

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Date: October 13, 7PM Location: 21c Durham  Leah Sobsey is a photographer and educator from Chapel Hill and Durham, NC with degrees in both anthropology and studio art. Using both digital technologies and 19th century techniques, Sobsey’s art merges her two interests to illuminate forgotten histories of natural and human worlds and transform the national park collections she studies into vital representations of our present moment. The artist notes, “My current focus on national parks is a way of preserving these fragile specimens that represent American history. This comes at a time when climate change and funding allocations threaten indigenous...

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Leah Sobsey Talk + Book Signing: Collections: Birds, Bones and Butterflies

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Date: September 29, 6:30 - 8:00PM Location: Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro NC Please join us for a special artist talk by Leah Sobsey on the release of her latest publication, Collections: Birds, Bones and Butterflies (Daylight Books, 2016), a series of exquisite photographs of the collections of North America's National Park Museums on the occasion of the centennial year of the National Park Service.  Leah Sobsey, Visiting Assistant Professor, UNCG, works at the intersection of nineteenth century photographic processes and twenty-first century digital technology. Inspired by Anna Atkins, the 19th-century botanist and photographer, Sobsey photographs bird skins, bleached bones, tattered shoes, and...

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ENCONTROS DA IMAGEN 2016

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Festival Dates: September 20 - November 05 At this admirably thought-provoking moment for the human existence, populated by a turmoil of images and where the feeling for constant change and transformation proliferates, the International Photography Festival ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM returns to its city for the 26th Edition, celebrating the sentimental side of this edition’s theme: the Search for Happiness. After its effervescent 2015 Edition, ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM returns with an intense and kaleidoscopic programme, proposing a reflection over Happiness, in nowadays societies. Memory, Changing and Revelations are among the themes for this year's edition, which allow us to understand the several paths towards Happiness. Furthermore, during Opening Solar Week,...

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PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL: GETXOPHOTO 2016

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Festival Dates:September 01 - October 02 GETXOPHOTO is a festival that takes place in Getxo (Bilbao, the Basque Country, Spain) and uses non-conventional places, both public and private, to transmit its approach to photography. GETXOPHOTO is committed to the exploration of formats, materials and unconventional exhibition spaces. GETXOPHOTO will celebrate its tenth anniversary on September 2016 around the theme Time. It will be a special edition and will be curated by the current director of the festival, Jokin Aspuru. The three curators of the festival are: Alejandro Castellote, Frank Kalero and Christian Caujolle.  For more information, visit thewebsite. Image Credit: Mathew Pillsbury. Time Frame.

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