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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Press coverage about the exhibition “Once Upon a Time in Almería”

My exhibition “Érase una vez en Almería: Decorados, Restos y Paisajes de Cine” (“Once Upon a Time in Almería”) was inaugurated this last weekend in Almería, Spain. The exhibition included 18 framed prints 24″ x 36″, all images of film sets and locations around the province of Almeria, which was the site of hundreds of […]

TV Interview for “Abierto al Atardecer”

On Jul 23, 2013 in Blog, Español, News, Press | No Comments
TV Interview for “Abierto al Atardecer”

On a recent visit to Almeria I was interviewed for “Abierto al Atardecer” on Interalmeria Tv. We discussed my great uncle, artist Federico Castellon, photographing movie locations and the neighborhood of La Chanca in Almeria, and the breaking news of the day — the demolition of the historic mine processing plant known as El Toblerone. […]

“Once Upon a Time” in the Washington Diplomat

On Nov 28, 2012 in News, Press | No Comments

“‘Once Upon a Time,’ Almería Was Home to Cowboys and Cleopatra,” review by Gail Sullivan in the Washington Diplomat. Read the article here

Interview on WAMU

On Oct 30, 2012 in Blog, Press | No Comments
Interview on WAMU

Friday’s Metro Connection on WAMU carried a segment on my ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria’ exhibition at the Embassy of Spain. The segment appeared, appropriately enough, on their annual Haunted DC Halloween special. I walked through the exhibit with reporter Emily Berman as we talked about the history of Almeria, about visiting deserted locations […]

Press Coverage: Once Upon a Time in Almeria

On Sep 28, 2012 in Blog, Español, Exhibits, Press | No Comments
Press Coverage: Once Upon a Time in Almeria

My exhibit of photographs ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria‘ is open at the Spanish Embassy in Washington, DC, through November 16.  We’ve had some great press coverage of the exhibit so far, especially in Spain. I did an interview with the EFE news agency which appeared in several papers, WAMU gave a shout out […]