Jun 5, 2009

All Photographers Now  

For a few seconds my Carabanchel image was on display at the New York Photo Festival. Actually, it’s not a particularly exclusive honor, as anyone who submitted a photo through the website had their work projected on the wall in the festival headquarters. But the organizers went a step further and emailed a photograph of each projected image to the artist who submitted. The photograph provides evidence for those who missed their brief moment in the spotlight.

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Jun 4, 2009

New York Photo Festival  

I checked out the New York Photo Festival last month in DUMBO. The neighborhood itself, becoming a focus for photography galleries and studios, made for a worthwhile destination. In fact, the weather was so nice I saw more photographers spread out on the grass alongside the river than inside the exhibition spaces. ANTI-Plano at the Latin American Pavilion, an exhibition of work by two Ecuadorian artists curated by Katya Cazar, was one of the more interesting displays. Geovanny Verdezoto creates panoramic urban scenes by stitching together multiple images. This is especially challenging to do effectively, as most of his photographs include […]

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