Coverage of “Once Upon a Time in Almería” in the Daily Mail

On Jun 3, 2017 in Almeria, Blog, Book, News, Press | No Comments
Coverage of “Once Upon a Time in Almería” in the Daily Mail

This week the Daily Mail published a feature article on my photo project documenting the legacy of Hollywood and international filmmaking in Almeria, Spain. Here is one excerpt from the interview published in the article: ‘The Western towns built by Sergio Leone and others were not meant to be accurate representations of the American West. […]

Indiegogo campaign is live!

On May 9, 2017 in Almeria, Blog, Book, News | No Comments
Indiegogo campaign is live!

Participate in the creation of my forthcoming photobook ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain.’ With your help the book will be published in Fall 2017 by Daylight Books! Visit my Indiegogo project page to see an introductory video and get more information about how you can help. Please consider […]

Photobook Project Launch and Preview — ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain’

On May 8, 2017 in Almeria, Blog, Book | No Comments

Photobook Project Launch and Preview ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain’ Monday May 8, 6 PM – 9 PM at District Distilling Co. 1414-1418 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009 Spain-themed cocktails, art, celebration of campaign to create new book, Once Upon a Time in Almeria: The […]

Carabanchel – a video peek inside the photobook

On Aug 27, 2016 in Blog, Book, News | 2 Comments
Carabanchel – a video peek inside the photobook

Take a look inside the Carabanchel photobook and hear the story behind its creation. In October 2008 I photographed the interior of the former Carabanchel prison in Madrid, one of the most infamous architectural landmarks from Spain’s decades of dictatorship.

Press Release: Artist Talk – Mark Parascandola: China Film

On Jan 27, 2016 in Blog, China, News, Press, Uncategorized | No Comments

Artist Talk: Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 6 PM – 8 PM BRINK DC – 1516 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009 WASHINGTON, DC – Massey is incredibly pleased to announce new photographic work by artist Mark Parascandola. Following along his previous series, Once Upon a Time in Almeria, China Film documents film […]

China Film Project Statement

On Dec 23, 2015 in Blog, China, Exhibits, Project Notes | No Comments
China Film Project Statement

China is poised to become the largest motion picture market in the world. A set of images documenting enormous exterior film sets constructed around China.

“China Film”: Upcoming exhibition at Black Rock Center for the Arts

On Nov 12, 2015 in Blog, China, Exhibits, News | No Comments
“China Film”: Upcoming exhibition at Black Rock Center for the Arts

The exhibition “China Film” documents film sets, locations and the vast outdoor movie sets around Beijing, Shanghai, and Hengdian, China. The images provide a window into an evolving movie industry and global media culture. The exhibition will be on view November 18-December 19, 2015 at Blackrock Center for the Arts. Plans to travel the exhibition […]

Mark Parascandola discusses his project ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria’ with local experts during the Almería Western Film Festival

On Oct 29, 2015 in Almeria, Blog, Español, Exhibits, News, Press | No Comments

Excerpts from the press conference for the exhibit “Érase una vez en Almería: decorados, restos y paisajes del cine” are now posted online. The brief presentation includes statements from Francisco Alonso, head of the Instituto de Estudios Almerienses, Mar Verdejo, coordinator of the exhibition, and myself, talking about the content of the exhibition and Almería’s […]

65 cinema experts choose the best movies filmed in Almería

On Oct 29, 2015 in Almeria, Blog, Español, News, Press | No Comments

This summer “La Voz de Almería” conducted a survey to pick the best films shot in the area since 1961. Hundreds of films have been made in the region over the past half century and 65 local cinema experts such as film experts, actors, directors, historians, writers were asked to select their top ten best movies […]

Press Coverage: Opening of “Érase una vez en Almería” in Tabernas

On Oct 16, 2015 in Almeria, Blog, Español, News, Press | No Comments
Press Coverage: Opening of “Érase una vez en Almería” in Tabernas

My exhibit “Érase una vez en Almería: Decorados, Restos y Paisajes de Cine” (“Once Upon a Time in Almería”) opened last week in Almería, Spain, with a reception and artist talk. The show includes 18 framed prints 24″ x 36″, all images of film sets and locations around the province of Almería, which was the […]