PROJECT B Announces Camera Era Exhibition for 2014 FotoFest

Artoria Gibbons

Photographer Unknown, Tattooed Lady, c. 1920 / 2014.
Archival Pigment Print, 30” x 40” made from 3.5” x 5.5” object.
Limited edition by PROJECT B.

On display at The Raven Grill – 1916 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005

Opening Reception: March 19, 2014  5pm-8pm

On View: March 19 – May 4, 2014

HOUSTON (March 3, 2014) – Showing in Houston for the first time during the 2014 FotoFest Biennial, San Francisco-based Project B will present their solo exhibition Camera Era: Freeze Frames from a World Long Gone opening to the public on March 19th at The Raven Grill—1916 Bissonnet St. Co-founded by artists Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey, PROJECT B specializes in the collecting, preservation and publishing of vintage photographs made by unknown photographers. They combine unusual artistic and curatorial practices to their archive of found photos to create one of a kind books and large format pigment prints. Continue reading

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Anti-Defamation League Raises $1M at Houston in Concert Against Hate

Alfre Woodard and Bun B.

Alfre Woodard and Bun B. Photo by Stephanie Maierson

HOUSTON (November 15, 2013) – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) presented Houston In Concert Against Hate featuring the Houston Symphony, Emmy-award winning actress Alfre Woodard and Hip-Hop Artist Bun B on Thursday, November 14th at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX  77002.  The concert celebrated and recognized the joint Centennials of ADL and the famous Houston Symphony.

The Concert was an inspirational, musical evening that honored the extraordinary leadership of Houston-area heroes and icons who have courageously stood up for respect and against hate, bigotry and extremism in our community.  The stories, woven together by author and scriptwriter Leah Lax, illustrated by photographer Talya Arbisser, and narrated by Ms. Alfre Woodard, were interwoven with music performed by the Symphony, to honor the history and legacy of ADL’s 100 years of work and celebrated ADL’s commitment to combatting hatred in all forms. Continue reading

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Houston Center for Photography presents “See Food: Contemporary Photography and the Ways We Eat”

Ben_and_KingHOUSTON, TEXAS (November 14, 2013) – Houston Center for Photography is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, SEE FOOD: CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE WAYS WE EAT, shown in the HCP Galleries from November 22, 2013 through January 12, 2014. Featuring 11 artists from the US, UK and Canada, See Food’s opening reception will take place Friday, November 22 from 6-8pm, with curator remarks beginning at 5:30pm.

The exhibition’s title acknowledges our contemporary appetite for food imagery, as evidenced by the popularity of cooking programs, recipe blogs, reality television shows or the simple act of taking pictures of meals and posting them online. Continue reading

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Houston Center for Photography and FotoFest present Moving/Still: Recent Photography by Texas Artists

talentintexaslowHOUSTON, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 - FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography (HCP), two of the state’s premier photographic arts organizations, continue their ongoing collaboration with the exhibition MOVING/STILL: RECENT PHOTOGRAPHY BY TEXAS ARTISTS, the fifth installment of the FotoFest series Talent in Texas and the third co-presented by FotoFest and HCP.

Featuring a diverse group of 12 artists from across the state, MOVING/STILL is curated by Kerry Inman, of Inman Gallery, Houston TX. The exhibition is split between the two exhibition spaces – FotoFest Headquarters Downtown and Houston Center for Photography in the Museum District. Continue reading

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