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Lucie Foundation’s Pop-Up Gallery at Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide 2011

Filter Magazine will host its second annual Culture Collide Festival from October 6-9, 2011 through out a variety of venues in Los Angeles, featuring musical artists from over 23 countries. The four-day festival will bring together a cultural experience with live performances, film screenings, a photo gallery, and food from around the world. Toyota Antics will host the Culture Collide block party on closing night, Oct.9, at Reservoir Street between Sunset Blvd. and Alvarado St. from 3-10 p.m.

As an official partner of the festival, The Lucie Foundation, will curate a pop-up gallery at the ReForm Academy in Echo Park during the festival, featuring about 30 pieces of work from local and international photographers, reflecting the diversity of the festival’s artists. This group show entitled, Composition: Visual Notes on Music, will showcase a variety of images including musicians and their supporting fan base.

Photographers include the internationally known Mark Seliger and the local likings of Jeffrey Dojillo, with images from the historical closing of Fat Beat Records and Walt, who is showcasing his images from Coachella, to Lauren Dukhoff’s images of famous artists in LA. The Snorri Bros. give us the beautiful Bjork, from their Barflies photo book. Susan Burnstine’s contribution to the Guillemots album gives a different aspect to music photography. Bruce Talamon takes us back to the glory days of Bob Marley and B+ finds hidden gems in record stores through out the country. Catherine’s McGann’s 15-year contribution to New York’s Village Voice, gives us a look at the early days of some famous music makers as Sheryl Nields gives us the vision of new. We see a different side of Incubus’ front man, Brandon Boyd, through Tasya van Ree’s lens as well as MOBY’s with the vision of musician as photographer. We will also remember the fierce Amy Winehouse through Jennifer Rocholl.

Visit the gallery at:

1316 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Gallery Hours:

Thursday (Oct.6) 5-8 p.m.
Friday (Oct.7) 7-10 p.m.
Saturday (Oct.8) 2-8 p.m.

A select number of images will be for sale, in addition to publications by some artists.

The gallery is open to the public and does not require wristbands. For the rest of the festival, wristbands are available for $20 through TicketWeb, which will allow access to all of Culture Collide’s events throughout the festival. Wristbands are expected sell out since last year’s festival attendees hit 10,000 and introduced 54 bands from over 16 countries.

For more festival information and updates please visit Culture Collide Festival 2011

Bruno Mars as Elvis Impersonator Copyright Catherine McGann / All Rights Reserved

Fatbeats: Tame One © Jeffrey Dojillo

Art Platform-Los Angeles

The Lucie Foundation will have an exhibit booth at Art Platform-Los Angeles this weekend, Oct. arizona lawyer . 1-3, 2011 in Downtown Los Angeles, with images showing off the contemporary L.A. art scene. A preview will be held on Sep. Home Security Systems Valencia, CA . 30 from 3-5 p.m. and will be followed by a benefit party for HAMMER Museum, LACMA, and MOCA.

Art Platform is an art fair that is designed to show the culture of Los Angeles through contemporary art and hopes to recognize the L.A. art scene by bringing together all art enthusiasts locally and internationally. Art Platform-Los Angeles and Pacific Standard Time: ART in LA 1946-1980 are launching together this weekend with 60 other cultural institutions as a collaboration to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene

Please visit Art Platform for more information, including times, directions, and how to purchase tickets.

Eriberto & Estevan Oriol Opening

The Carmichael Gallery presents Like Father, Like Son, an exhibit featuring 25 limited edition prints including black and white, color, silver gelatin, and digital c-prints by Chicano, LA-based father and son photographers, Eriberto & Estevan Oriol. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 6-9 p.m., with Eriberto & Estevan in attendance. limousine . The exhibit will run through October 29, 2011.

The Oriols are known for their work in contemporary urban, hip hop, lowrider and Latino culture throughout Los Angeles. Their father and son bond allows them to share their intensity in their work and capture urban life in LA.

For more information please visit the Carmichael Gallery. You must RSVP to [email protected]

21st Editions Releases Second Book in Prism Series by Mitch Dobrowner

21st Editions released Mitch Dobrowner’s first publication from the Prism series earlier this month. The book is limited to 280 copies with only 200 for sale. The unique deluxe book, The Prophecies of William Blake, contains 12 platinum prints of Mitch Dobrowner, the collector can customize their book in choosing which 3 of the 12 they want as free-standing and which nine they want bound in the book. Each book comes with one of four signed 16″ x 20″ contact silver-gelatin prints, the only ever offered by Dobrowner. Bound by Twinrocker paper, it contains 144 pages with 64 full bleed duotone images measuring 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2.”

Mitch Dobrowner takes the fine art of landscape and nature photography to another level with the use of technology such as weather satellites, the meteorological forecasts of the National Weather Service, the use of small airplanes with brave and willing pilots, cars, and fearless guides. There is no stopping for this adventurous, storm chasing photographer, who is willing to take risks with high tech tools to give us unseen visions of nature.

Dobrowner grew up in Long Island and eventually made his way to the southwest, settling in California to pursue a career in photography. He took a break from photography to open a design studio with his wife and came back, into the photography scene in 2005 and has been unstoppable since. He has won numerous awards since in the International Photography Awards and Px3 competitions for his fine art images of nature and landscapes.

The four silver-gelatin prints can be seen here

Books are available through 21st Editions or by email: [email protected] or by calling 508-398-3000.

Prism Series, Book Number 2 by Mitch Dobrowner

Neil Leifer Book Signing, Sep. 22nd!

Neil Leifer, a legendary sports journalism photographer, has released the trade edition of his book, “Guts & Glory: The Golden Age of American Football, 1958-1978,” published by Taschen. Auto Body Repair Shop King of Prussia . seattle apartments .

Leifer is best known for his photograph from Muhammad Ali’s match against Sonny Liston, where Ali towers over Liston. Even while capturing boxing’s most iconic image, Leifer is still best known for his photographs of football. In 1958, on his 16th birthday, Leifer captured the game-winning “Sudden Death” touchdown by Alan Ameche, the game known as “the greatest ever played,” giving football its edge in taking over as America’s new sport, surpassing baseball.

With sixteen published books under his belt since 1978, this collection of photographs represents his best from over 10,000 rolls of film for the sport. Leifer adds more than 200 Sports Illustrated, Time, and People covers to his name. His photo essay and cover for Time magazine in July 1984 with an Olympic Preview became one of the largest photo essays published. Some special projects include feature film photography for The Longest Yard, Rocky II and III, Staying Alive, and White Men Can’t Jump, just to name a few. Leifer is also a 2006 Lucie Award Honoree for Achievement in Sports.

As Bob Costas said, “If you are a sports fan, you have to be a Neil Leifer admirer, for you have been seeing his pictures and they’ve been shaping your impressions and memories for five decades.”

The book signing will be held at the ESPN Zone in the new L.A. Live in Downtown on Sep. 22, 2011 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

For photos and details of how to purchase the book, please visit Taschen.

Save Endangered Elephants in Africa

As a husband and wife photo-documentary team, Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson, are featured in a Vanity Fair web exclusive for their efforts in trying to save the endangered species of elephants in Africa from being slaughtered for ivory. Since 1998, they have been following the endangered elephants and depicting them in their natural habitat. A slide show including 12 of their black and white images are on display on the Vanity Fair website. Christo and Wilkinson have also been awarded as International Photography Award winners in 2008 and 2010 in the book category for, “Lost Africa” and “Walking Thunder.” They will be screening their documentary called “Lysander’s Song,” at the MOMA in New York City on Tuesday, September 27th at 7 p.m. They have set up a petition against the ivory trade and would like for everyone to participate and educate themselves in this matter.

Pablove Shutterbugs Seeks Volunteers and Mentors

Pablove Shutterbugs is an eight-week program created by Catherine Berclaz and Jo Ann Thrailkill for children living with cancer, giving them an opportunity to have a creative voice through the art of photography. The students are given their own camera equipment, keeping them upon completion of the program. Hands-on instruction is given weekly through a mix of one-on-one and group classes. In their January 2011 launch, they worked with children from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. For the Fall 2011 session, Pablove Shutterbugs is partnering with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Cedars Sinai Medical Center in the Greater Los Angeles area as well as expanding to the New York City area partnering with New York University Langone Medical Center. Pablove is seeking volunteers and mentors/teachers with photography experience in Los Angeles and New York City for their Fall 2011 session, to apply please visit Pablove Shutterbugs. Their homepage includes the dates for LA and New York.

Pablove Shutterbugs Winter 2011 Graduates

“The Aftermath Project: War is Only Half the Story”

The killings of two journalists in Libya, Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, inspired Sara Terry, director and founder of The Aftermath Project and a 2008 Lucie Award Humanitarian honoree, to create a grant due to the outpour she received after the deaths. Terry immediately raised $20,000 after asking a few people to support the cause. The foundation of The Aftermath Project comes from the understanding that war is only half the story.

By offering a grant, The Aftermath Project gives an opportunity for conflict photographers to capture the aftermath of conflict in their own lives. roofing company florida . The year-long grant allows photographers to explore the subject in any way, whether it be through portraits, landscapes, or reportage.

The Project also offers a $5,000 honorarium for fixers and translators, working with conflict photographers, to tell their story about the aftermath of conflict. A combined award of $25,000 is given to a photographer and fixer/translator for their collaboration.

Please find more information on how to apply for the grant at The Aftermath Project


David Monteleone "Red Thistle" | 2011 Grant Winner of The Aftermath Project