Tag: Darius Himes

Deadline September 30: INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks

INFOCUS, the Photography Support Organization of Phoenix Art Museum, invites photographers to submit a self-published photography book for a juried exhibition to be presented in the Norton Photography Gallery of Phoenix Art Museum. Accepted submissions will be exhibited from December 2, 2016 to April 9, 2017. The purpose of the exhibition is to explore the range of ways that artists are using newly available commercial technologies to self-publish photobooks in order to express themselves.

GUIDELINES and shipping details: http://www.infocus-phxart.org/photobooks/CFE/

JURORS for this competition/exhibition:

Becky Senf
Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography, Norton Family Curator, Phoenix Museum of Art

Mary Virginia Swanson
Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book

Darius Himes
Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book

Larissa Leclair
Founder, Indie Photobook Library

Christian Waguespack
INFOCUS Curatorial Intern, Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum.

This exhibition was inspired by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s DIY: Photographers and Books

INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks – Selected Photobooks

Earlier this month, coauthors Mary Virginia Swanson and Darius Himes met at the Phoenix Art Museum to participate in the jurying process for the INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks.  The jurying was then completed by:

Mary Virginia Swanson, Darius Himes and Becky Senf at the Phoenix Art Museum.

Abigail Nersesian, Librarian, Phoenix Art Museum
Jennifer Barnella, Retail Sales Manager, Phoenix Art Museum
Joshua Chuang, Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography
Becky Senf, Norton Family Curator, Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum
Larissa Leclair, Founder, Indie Photobook Library.

“The jury reviewed 271 submissions from 15 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The exhibition represents the 151 books they chose, as examples of the wide range of photobooks being produced today.”

The exhibition will be on view, August 23 to September 28, 2014 at:

Phoenix Art Museum
Doris and John Norton Gallery for the Center for Creative Photography
NE corner of McDowell Road & Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Or, if you can’t make it to Phoenix to pore over the books in person, you can view them online by following the links in the list of accepted books at infocus-phxart.org/photobooks.

Deadline July 31st: INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks

INFOCUS
Call for Entries: INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks

Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014 (delivered by)

“INFOCUS, the Photography Support Organization of Phoenix Art Museum, invites photographers to submit a self-published photography book for a juried exhibition to be presented in the Norton Photography Gallery of Phoenix Art Museum. Accepted submissions will be exhibited from August 23 to September 28, 2014. The purpose of the exhibition is to explore the range of ways that artists are using newly available commercial technologies to self-publish photobooks in order to express themselves.

Jury
Abigail Nersesian, Librarian, Phoenix Art Museum
Jennifer Barnella, Retail Sales Manager, Phoenix Art Museum
Joshua Chuang, Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography
Becky Senf, Norton Family Curator, Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum
Mary Virginia Swanson, Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book
Darius Himes, Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book
Larissa Leclair, Founder, Indie Photobook Library

Guidelines

  • We are looking for self-published photography books that employ newly available commercial technologies – one where the artist acted as the publisher (worked with a designer, or designed it themselves, used an online service or went to a press).
  • Books can be any subject including retrospective, project-based, souvenir albums, fictional narrative, exhibition catalogues, poetic, biographical, children’s books, or otherwise.
  • Collaborative or collective books are welcomed.
  • There is a submission limit of two different titles per artist, please.
  • A completed submission form printed in hard copy must be included with each title. Click the button at left to use the convenient online submission form or you may download the form from the link provided.
  • No entry or hanging fee will be charged.
  • Books with writing by one of the jurors are ineligible.
  • Employees of Phoenix Art Museum and the Center for Creative Photography are ineligible to enter.
  • Submissions will not be returned. Those selected by the jury will be exhibited at Phoenix Art Museum’s Norton Photography Gallery from August 23 to September 28, 2014.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
Submissions are due at Phoenix Art Museum by the end of the business day, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Books received after that date will not be considered.
Mail Submissions to:

INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

To drop off your book(s) in person:
Come to Phoenix Art Museum Research Library in the Wolfswinkel Education Building
1625 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Thursdays, between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This exhibition was inspired by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s DIY: Photographers and Books

Visit www.infocus-phxart.org/photobooks to submit.

October 26th, Cincinnati: Lecture and Book Signing with Alec Soth & Darius Himes

FotoFocus Cincinnati
Lecture and Book Signing with Alec Soth & Darius Himes
Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:00-8:30 pm
Free and open to the public; parking $4

“An informal talk about publishing photography books with Alec Soth and Darius Himes, moderated by James Crump, Chief Curator, Cincinnati Art Museum.”

Cincinnati Art Museum, Fath Auditorium
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Deadline June 22nd: iPL & Carte Blanche “A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks”

Indie Photobook Library & Carte Blanche
A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks

Deadline: Friday, June 22, 2012

April 6th, Portland: Critical Mass 2011 Opening Reception

Newspace Center for Photography
Opening Reception for Critical Mass 2011
Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else
Friday, April 6, 2012, 6:00-9:00 pm

“The aim of Photolucida’s Critical Mass program is to give exposure to emerging and mid-career photographers across the globe. In 2011, over 500 artists entered their work for the chance to be seen by over 200 professionals in the photography world. Curators, gallery directors, editors, and publishers juried the work of these artists, and through a truly democratic process, narrowed the field down to the Critical Mass TOP 50. This exhibition, juried by Darius Himes, will travel from Photo Center NW in Seattle to Newspace Center for Photography, and RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco, furthering the mission of all four photography organizations to bring top emerging talent to the public.”

The exhibition will be on view until April 29, 2012.

Deadline March 14th: Hey Hot Shot! First Edition 2012

Hey Hot Shot!
Call for Entries: First Edition 2012
Deadline: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 11:59 pm EDT

“Now entering its eighth year, Hey, Hot Shot! has provided one hundred and forty-five photographers from all over the world with unrivaled exposure, support and recognition. One part of Jen Bekman Projects—which also includes Jen Bekman Gallery and 20×200—Hey, Hot Shot! provides an ongoing platform for photographers at all stages of their career, with all three venues working collaboratively to provide unparalleled opportunities. Each year, one talented image maker will receive a $10,000 honorarium, in addition to the hallmark awards we offer.

Apply now. The earlier you submit, the more you save: The $80 entry fee will increase incrementally.

Jurors
A diverse panel of photography professionals—including founder Jen Bekman; Aperture Foundation publisher Lesley A. Martin and Chronicle Books chairman; CEO Nion McEvoy; and Assistant Director of Fraenkel Gallery (San Francisco), and co-founder of Radius Books, Darius Himes—reviews each and every entry.

1 Grand Prize
Jen Bekman Projects will select one 2012 Hot Shot for the Grand Prize. The grand prize recipient will be awarded:

  • A $10,000 cash prize
  • A solo exhibition at Jen Bekman Gallery in New York City
  • Representation from Jen Bekman Gallery for two years, commencing with his/her selection

5 Hot Shots
Our panel will select five photographers, twice per year, as the 2012 Hot Shots. Each of the ten photographers will be awarded:

  • A $500 cash prize
  • Participation in a group show—the 2012 Hot Shot Showcase—at Jen Bekman Gallery
  • The opportunity to release a print edition on 20×200

Opportunities for Every Contender
All entrants are reviewed for:

  • Participation in 20×200
  • A feature on our blog. Our Contender posts are shared with the photography community via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.”

Click here for Submission Guidelines.
Click here to apply.

April 9th, Santa Fe: PUBLISH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK SEMINAR

To Be Published or Self-Publish: A Publishing Primer

All-day seminar in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Saturday, April 9th, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Coauthors Darius Himes and MVS share resources from their book, Publish Your Photography Book, and offer participants an in-depth overview of the publishing industry, from concept to editorial, design, production and on through the launching and marketing of your book.

$195 regular | $175 students | $170 ASMP NM members (contact info@publishyourphotographybook.com for the discount code).
Includes a signed copy of Publish Your Photography Book.
Click here to purchase tickets.

Santa Fe photo events happening this weekend

All events are happening within walking distance of the Inn of the Alameda where the seminar is being held.

Friday, April 8th

-Photographs by Jamey Stillings’ “The Bridge at Hoover Dam” open at Photo-Eye Gallery, 4-7 p.m.
-Public opening of the exhibition “EARTH NOW: American Photographers and the Environment” at the New Mexico Museum of Art,  5:30 -7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 9th

-Booksigning and official launch party for Publish Your Photography Book at Photo-Eye Books, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday morning, April 10th

Lecture by Michael Berman at the St. Francis Auditorium of the New Mexico Museum of Art, 10:00 a.m.

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