Opening Friday Oct 10

On Oct 7, 2014 in News | No Comments

La Chanca: Living on the Margin, an exhibition of photographs by Mark Parascandola, will be on exhibit at Studio 1469 1469 Harvard St NW REAR Washington, DC October 10-25, 2014 with a Public Reception on Friday, October 10th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Read more …

ON EXHIBIT La Chanca: Living on the Margin

On Oct 7, 2014 in Blog, Exhibits | No Comments
ON EXHIBIT La Chanca: Living on the Margin

La Chanca: Living on the Margin An exhibition of photographs by Mark Parascandola Studio 1469 1469 Harvard St NW REAR Washington, DC October 10-25, 2014 Public Reception: Friday, October 10th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Artist Talk: Saturday, October 18th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Gallery Hours: Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Also by […]

La Chanca – Español

On Jan 25, 2014 in Español, Project Notes | No Comments

El Barrio de La Chanca La Alcazaba de Almería, un castillo morisco elevado sobre la ciudad, avista el barrio de La Chanca. Es una zona históricamente empobrecida creada con pequeñas viviendas construidas en las colinas a las afueras de la ciudad. Los habitantes pintaban sus casas utilizando cualquier ingrediente que estuviera disponible, dando como resultado […]

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. […]

Photo/Video 2013 at Artisphere

On Jun 8, 2013 in News | No Comments

Three prints from my new ‘La Chanca’ series will be on display in the Photo/Video 2013 Juried Mid-Atlantic Exhibition at Artisphere in Rosslyn, VA. June 13-July 27 with Opening Reception June 13 7-10pm. More info available here

La Chanca

On Jun 6, 2013 in Almeria, Blog, Project Notes | No Comments
La Chanca

“The perspective of Almeria, viewed from the heights of the Alcazaba, is one of the most beautiful in the world.” Juan Goytisolo, La Chanca Almeria’s Alcazaba, a Moorish castle perched above the city, overlooks the neighborhood of La Chanca. It is a historically impoverished zone made up of small dwellings built into the hillside on […]

Mid City Artists Spring Open Studios!

On May 2, 2013 in Blog, News | No Comments
Mid City Artists Spring Open Studios!

I will be participating in the Mid City Artists Spring Open Studios this month, highlighting new work from the La Chanca gypsy neighborhood in Almeria, Spain.  Mid City Artists Open Spring Open Studios May 18 & May 19th: 12pm – 5pm Download the map to guide you along or check our website closer to the […]

Artomatic 2012

On Nov 28, 2012 in Blog, Exhibits | No Comments
Artomatic 2012

This year’s Artomatic is the largest ever and includes the usual mix of good, bad and ugly. But, as reviewers have noted, it also includes a surprising number of experienced gallery artists. As a photographer interested in the transformation of abandoned architectural spaces, I find Artomatic fascinating. Apart from what one thinks of the quality […]

La Chanca

On Dec 17, 2011 in Almeria, Blog | No Comments
La Chanca

“The perspective of Almeria, viewed from the heights of the Alcazaba, is one of the most beautiful in the world.” Juan Goytisolo, La Chanca Almeria’s Alcazaba, a Moorish castle perched above the city, overlooks the neighborhood of La Chanca. It is a historically impoverished zone made up of small dwellings built into the hillside on […]