Laura Pannack: the untitled, Images of Teens

19 Aug
Laura Pannack: the untitled, Images of Teens

I recently came across Laura Pannack’s photographs (thanks foto8), and found her series, the untitled, a lyrical and powerful study of teens living their lives. They are chilling and intimate. From her web site: “The invincible yet vulnerable nature of teenagers has inspired me to embark on photographic adventures, sharing their company and releasing their

16 Aug
TATTOO Photography show at the Center

Michael Alago “Joe’s Back” 2009 I came across a sleeper show yesterday. Although its not a museum setting, many of the images are worthy of a detour. Among the worthy images and artists that I saw are Catherine Opie, Richard Renaldi, Judy Linn, and my friend from graduate school, Paola Ferrario. Others, that I didn’t

13 Aug
Published on Flak Photo

The omnipresent and excellent Flak Photo has published an image from my recent series On the Edge of Somewhere on the home page. Andy Adams (twitter handle: FlakPhoto; facebook:, in case you dont know, is a great resource for all things contemporary photography, and offers a constantly changing but consistently outstanding view of new

13 Aug
Yves Klein, at the Hirshhorn

Visiting the Yves Klein show at the Hirshhorn this week was like a pilgrimage to a perfect blue world. The installation of the first two sections, the large “blue” room, and the display with sponges and other objects covered in IKB (International Klein Blue) are among the best exhibitions I’ve seen. Surprises for me were

12 Aug
Residencies and Writing Grants

International residencies and writing grants, thanks to Mira’s List wonderful blog: (LATINO ARTISTS) The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Fund for the Arts: The NALAC Fund for the Arts awards a small number of fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to support artists whose work demonstrates excellence and the potential for impacting the