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Paris Month of Photography 2012: Hi-Resolution Slideshow

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For people who love photography, Paris is THE place to be in November.

There are literally more exhibitions, events, conferences, lectures, and booksignings than anyone can possible see in one month during the citywide celebration of the photographic image. Here we show a preview of the biennial Month of Photography. We also preview the upcoming exhibitions of the fringe festival, Mois de la Photo OFF, as well as a comprehensive overview of the photography art market and fair Paris Photo.

Lens Culture is pleased to host the 3rd annual Lens Culture FotoFest Paris international portfolio review November 12-14, including a Meet the Artist evening that features emerging photographers from 35 countries — an amazing evening that is free and open to the public, November 13.

Paris Photo 2012 Preview: 276 photos on the art market today

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Daniel Naud, Africanis 2, Strydenburg, 1 April 2008
Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg

Lens Culture is pleased to present a high-resolution slideshow preview of 276 photographs that will be featured at Paris Photo 2012 in November. carrera de fotografia . This is the largest and most important photography art fair in Europe so in many ways, this is what the international art market looks like right now for photography. carrera de fotografia .

High-resolution slideshow: 12 photo finalists Prix Pictet 2012

Lens Culture just published a high-resolution slide show of 115 images presenting portfolios of the 12 finalists for the prestigious Prix Pictet. squido lense . The broad theme this year is Power.

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This photo by finalist Daniel Beltr. Oil Spill #1.

Side by Side | Carrying sharks in Mogadishu by Grarup 2012 and Omar 2010

Jan Grarup’s series The Mayor of Mogadishu featured on Photo District News here.  There’s a related article as well.

Frame 3 of the slideshow shows a man carrying a shark on the streets of Mogadishu. Striking scene even if you’ve seen it before.

Reminded me of Reuters stringer Feisal Omar’s 2011 World Press Photo Daily Life single prize winning photo.

Grarup’s and Omar’s photos both appear having been taken in the same street.

Man carrying a shark in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Left: © Jan Grarup 2012
Right: © Feisal Omar 2010.

Side by Side | ICRC Centre Kabul by Yuri Kozyrev 2012 and James Nachtwey 2009

TIME just posted Yuri Kozyrev’s work from Afghanistan on Lightbox, under the title ‘Afghanistan Now’, some of which is featured in this week’s print issue, dated 11 June 2012 to accompany Aryn Baker’s article  on President Hamid Karzai headlined ‘On His Own’.

Frame 14 in the Kozyrev’s  slideshow from ICRC orthophedic centre in Kabul gave a me flashback to a James Nachtwey frame from the same place taken in 2009 for an ICRC campaign to mark their 150th anniversary.

Many similarities in the photographs, but looking at them side-by-side and seeing two amputees from different generations also provides a pretty sad reflexion of not just an issue continuing to face the people of Afghanistan but perhaps the state of the country in wider sense.

Orthophedic center of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Kabul.
Left: © Yuri Kozyrev, 2012.
Right: ©  James Nachtwey, 2009.

Tearsheet of the Day | 23 May 2012

In celebration of the Egypt’s first free presidential elections, today’s tearsheet is a Moises Saman double spread from Cairo in the latest Newsweek Int’l dated 28 May 2012. The photo opens Dan Ephron’s article ‘The Irresistible Islamist’.

Photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

Caption in the magazine: Egyptians go to the polls this week.

You can see the photo also in a  slideshow on Newsweek here.

Moises Saman is currently covering the presidential elections for The New York Times. A slideshow, ‘Egypt’s Choice’,  was posted on NYT website two days ago.

His November 2011 series ‘Cairo Undone’ on the New York Times, narrated by the late Anthony Shadid is really worth having a look if you haven’t seen it before.

Moises Saman (b.1974, Peru) is a Magnum nominee. His portfolio on the agency’s website. You can follow Saman on Twitter here.

Paris transsexuals in the 60s: photos by Christer Strömholm

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Jacky, place Blanche, 1961.
From the photobook “Les Amies de Place Blanche” © Christer Strömholm

Originally published in 1983, Les Amies de Place Blanche focuses on the transsexual community living around the Place Blanche district of Paris in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The book established Christer Strömholm’s reputation as one of the leading European photographers of the twentieth century.

The exquisite new version of the book includes the original essays by Strömholm and publisher Johan Ehrenberg as well as newly commissioned texts by Jacky and Nana, two of the women who feature in many photographs in the book. The introduction is by Hélène Hazera, a leading French journalist, actress, director, and television producer who is also a transsexual.

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Gina & Nana, place Blanche, 1963.
From the photobook “Les Amies de Place Blanche” © Christer Strömholm

See a high-resolution slideshow of these and more images, and read the book review with very touching and sensitive quotes from Strömholm, in the latest issue of Lens Culture.

Christer Strömholm’s work from this series is featured in an exhibition at International Center for Photography in New York City from May 18 – September 2, 2012.

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Left: Soraya & Sonia, Hôtel Pierrots, 1962. Right: Cynthia, Hôtel Idéal, 1966.
From the photobook “Les Amies de Place Blanche” © Christer Strömholm

Trevor Powers, Untitled

Trevor Powers, Untitled

Trevor Powers

Untitled,
Boston, 2011
From the Sleep the Clock Around series
Website – CargoCollective.com/TrevorPowers

Trevor Powers (b. 1985) is a photographer and curator based in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied photography at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, where he graduated in 2008. His work is primarily based around travel and the relationships, connections, and routines of everyday life. He is interested in exploring America, collaboration, zines, and creating community and sharing work through events and shows he curates. Most recently, he launched the All Visual Boston Slideshow, a series of one-night only, digitally projected group shows featuring the recent work of local and international artists.