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THE LIMITS TO GROWTH​

F2 FOTOFESTIVAL DORTMUND

22.06 –16.07.2017

Location: Kulturort Depot

(BRASILIEN–RIO) Meine Bilder zeigen die Natur in der Stadt, wie sie versucht zu überleben, in der Wildnis, natürlich und chaotisch, und im Topf dekorativ am Rand. Der Mensch, der die Stadt für sich gebaut hat und die Natur immer weiter an den Rand drückt. Er ist nicht mehr glücklich mit der Dynamik seiner eigenen Umwelt.  Natur bekommt etwas Sentimentales, wird verherrlicht und ist ein Lichtblick im Zement der Stadt. Gleichzeitig muss die Natur in begrenzten Bereichen überleben, wie der Mensch
(JAPAN-TOKYO) In diesem Land wird man kaum angestarrt. Als ob man einfach dazu gehört. Die Leute sind nicht neugierig, fragen nicht viel. Aber gleichzeitig fragt man sich, ob sie einen als sehr grosse Störung empfinden. Man bleibt alleine in seinen Reflektionen. Der Austausch fehlt.  Ruhige Strassen, wie Dörfer, wo man einen Einblick erhält ins alltägliche Leben Tokios. Es gibt kleine Geschäfte, die auch sehr viel von der Persönlichkeit ihrer Eigentümer zeigen. Pflanzen in Töpfen werden wild kombiniert und zusammengeworfen. Es wird unterschiedlichen Impulsen gefolgt.

 

PHOTO-PAGED
REVIEW ON BRAZILIAN EXPERIMENTAL PUBLISHING

04.03 — 12.03.2017

The Center of Photography Geneva is glad to host “Photo-Paged”, presented by artist and curator Denise Gadelha.

 

The range of more than 50 publications figures this showcase focusing the use of photography “edited for the page” on the Brazilian artistic scene. The book as a medium allows a physical experience in the turn through its pages; it implicates notions of sequence, repetition, juxtaposition, and duration re-signifying each single image. Brazil historically had a prominent role during the 60’s and 70’s at the international network facilitating to spread multiple art and postal art, howe [...]

CLAP! 10×10 Contemporary
Latin American Photobooks

29 November – 3 December 2017 FoLa — Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires

2 March – 8 April 2017 Hirsch Library, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

2-5 November 2016 Aperture Foundation, New York City

13-15 May 2016 PGH PhotoCarnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

CLAP! 10×10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks is a photobook reading room that presents 130 contemporary Latin American photobooks from 2000 to 2016. All the books in the CLAP! reading room were donated as a complete collection to the Hirsch Library at the MFAH in March 2017.

 

Selected by 12 Latin American specialists (either in teams or individually), the reading room is a hands-on opportunity for North American audiences to browse a range of recently published Latin American photobooks that are rarely seen or available in the US.

The selected books, representing many of the most exciting innovations in contemporary Latin American photography and publications, will be documented in the forthcoming (Release: March 2017) comprehensive CLAP! book, designed by Ricardo Báez with essays by Luis Weinstein and Joaquim Marçal F. de Andrade.

ABOUT THE DIFFICULT LIFE
OF A PLANT
IN THE CITY

29.10.–13.11.2016

at the gallery Malzgasse 12a, Vienna
during the fotofestival Eyes On

with Jacob Aue Sobol (DK), Jessica Backhaus (DE), Manuel Carreon Lopez (AT),Ulrich Gebert (DE), Kajsa Gullberg (DK) ,Grit Hachmeister (DE), Franziska Klose (DE), Kristina Marić (HR)
Annette Nickel (DE), Ewa Priester (BR), Götz Schlottke (DE), Timotheus Tomicek (AT), Helmut Völter (DE)

FLIP MAGAZINE

WINTER 2016

ISSUE: ON THE STREETS

Article: Turning Point (Ewa Priester)

published November 2016

EXCLUSION/INCLUSION

IN TOKYO/JAPAN 

 2016

at the Tokyo Art Book Fair 16-19th September 2106 

with Vibrant Editora and presented at the exhibition "Sentimental Selection".

For sell at "So Books" and at "shashasha Photobooks".

ARTISTIC RESIDENCY 

IN THE ATELIERS OF PIVÔ

WITH SUPPORT OF
CENTRO CULTURAL SÃO PAULO

01.09-08.11.2015

The book "Exclusion/Inclusion" got the result of the artistic residency that the German artist performed in Pivô in partnership with the Centro Cultural São Paulo.

 

In her work, Ewa covers the security devices present in São Paulo, within a larger research on fear and insecurity in the cities.

PHOTOBOOKWORKSHOP

8TH SEPTEMBER

UNTIL 10TH SEPTEMBER 2017 (WEEKEND)

3-5 participants
English/Portugues
in Rio de Janeiro

In the first part of the workshop the participant will be introduced into the possibilities of creating a photo book by many examples of different photographers and which different languages and themes are possible.

 

After this the participant can start to create their own photo book in the following days, supported by choosing the right photographs for a topic and using the right materials and tools.

DETAILED PLAN

 

1.Day from 18:00 pm

Presentation of two photo books, the photographers life and work and the grafic designer, they worked together. In the following, what concepts for books are possible, how a book can be designed with the cover and title, the Layouts which can be chosen and which texts can be combined. The different kinds of bookbinding simple and complex and some typefaces which can be used. The different structures of paper and possibilities to print at home or using online print shops. A short introduction will follow of Indesign (word) and Lightroom, which will be also used already during the workshop to create the photo book.

In the end it will be handed out a small guide for the course, which the participant can already use during this three days and also after it to remember the important steps for making a photo book.

 

2. Day 9-18:00 pm

(morning) The participants can now show the photographs, they want to use and we will already select with lightroom the strongest ones and make index prints to discuss the photographs together on the table and bring in an first order.

First thoughts will be made, if the work will be shown in b/w or color, which format and which book binding will be used.

(afternoon) The book will be started in indesign, putting together an order, thinking about texts which can be combined or other material like drawings or maps. The impressum in the end will be discussed and the cover will be decided.

 

3.Day  9-18:00 pm

(morning) A new look over the layout, correcting it and filtering out the essence and important stuff. After this the images can be treated in lightroom and photoshop and the order of the pages for the print has to be made. 

(afternoon) The book will be printed and finalised with bookbinding and cutting. In the end there will be given some tipps, how to distribute the book in the internet, libraries or at independent book markets.

Costs:

350 RS/ 300 RS (students) early bookers until 11th of August

450 RS/400 RS (students) after 12th of August