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 […]

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 […]

Installation at Miami Dade Main Library

On Apr 22, 2013 in Blog, Exhibits, News, Uncategorized | No Comments
Installation at Miami Dade Main Library

‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria’ opens Friday April 26 at the Miami Dade Main Library building in downtown Miami. Installation is almost complete and the work looks great in the space. Several large scale prints line the wall in the main lobby inviting visitors up the large central stairway to see the rest of …

Carabanchel

On Nov 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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. General Francisco Franco ordered construction of the complex in the 1940s to house the regime’s many political prisoners. After the prison was finally closed in 1998, the building became […]

Once Upon a Time in Almería

On Nov 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

During the 1960s and 1970s, the region of Almeria, Spain, was host to dozens of filmmakers who constructed elaborate movie sets, invoking locations from the American Southwest to Bedouin Arabia. Films shot here include Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, Patton, and Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns starring Clint Eastwood. Film directors sought to manipulate the otherwise uninhabitable […]