PRATT PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURES - Stephen Shore and Peter Kayafas

Photography // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tonight In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, acclaimed photographer Stephen Shore will be having a conversation with Visiting Associate Professor Peter Kayafas that is open free to the public. tephen Shore’s photographs from more than five decades continue to reveal the way things look at their most elemental level. 

Yoav Friedlander’s “A Form of View”

Photography // Wednesday, January 28, 2015
As a self-proclaimed “Americanized Israeli”, photographer Yoav Friedlander explores the two cultures that he has embraced. Friedlander explores the differences and similarities that he finds through each country’s culture, landscape, and civil unrest. In his series “A Form of View”, Friedlander visually studies the influence that American culture has had on his Israeli origins. 

The Photography of Larry Dixon

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Larry Dixon is a photographer and educator based in Savannah, GA. Though he works in a few different area of photography, it is his staged works that are the most intriguing and the most telling. "My interest in nature, science, and epistemology are the primary interests that drive these images." 

Ed Templeton's "Wayward Cognitions" insight video

Photography // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Ed Templeton has just released a new book, "Wayward Cognitions," published through Thomas Campbell's new Um Yeah Arts imprint, and there is a nice video to accompany the release and explain the project. Sit back and relax and enjoy a little context from of our favorite photographers. 

Moses Hacmon Photographs Water in Motion

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Israeli artist Moses Hacmon has found a way to capture water in motion through an analog photographic technique using a fluid film made out of nanoparticles that retains a liquid layer of iron. This registers the water's movement first and then allows it to be imprinted on any surface in any shape. The resulting photographic negative is then transformed into a positive image. The process is the result of eleven years of studying and investigating the physical characteristics of the flow of water. Watch a video after the jump...

Fleur Viande by Ulysse & Darcoe

Photography // Monday, January 26, 2015
Fleur Viande is a series by photographic duo Ulysse & Darcoe. Using cut flowers and organ meats, the duo combines natural elements in still lives to create new organic compositions. The project was "born from the desire to create an esthetically pleasant visual through absurd alliances". 

Gordon Parks’ “Segregation Story” @ Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta GA

Photography // Monday, January 26, 2015
Until March 14, a series of Gordon Park’s photographs will be on display in the exhibition “Segregation Story”. The images, which were created throughout the 1950’s, give a rare color film depiction of African-American segregation that was prevalent in the American south. 

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Full Feature Exposures

Photography // Friday, January 23, 2015
In his series “Theaters”, photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto creates long exposure images of movie theater screens over the entire duration of various feature films. Using only the light cast from the screen to illuminate the interiors, Sugimoto creates alluring yet haunting photographs using a large format camera. 

Soldier's Undeveloped World War II Film Discovered

Photography // Friday, January 23, 2015
The Rescued Film Project, an online archive gallery of images that processes undeveloped film from all eras, recently came across one of their biggest finds yet: 31 rolls of film shot by an unkonw WWII soldier. With the capability to process film that has been degraded by heat, moisture, and age, the project has the potential to bring back parts of history thought to be forgotten.

Photographing Miners With Mining Materials

Photography // Thursday, January 22, 2015
Taking artistic immersion to another level, photographer Sean Hawkey photographed Peruvian mine workers with glass plate negatives using the same silver nitrate used in the mining process. The wet collodion method of photographing that Hawkey used required incredibly heavy equipment including a large format camera and over 30 pounds of glass used for plates.