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October 26th, NYC: Seminar on “Copyright: Know It Or Blow It”

APA National
Panel Discussion Copyright: Know It Or Blow It

Moderated by Debra Weiss. With panelists Attorney James Silverberg and PLUS President & CEO Jeff Sedlik
Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Admission: Free and open to the public; please RSVP here.

“Understanding how to put copyright to work for you is crucial to your success as a photographer.  Predatory image rights demands and widespread image theft can leave a photographer’s business in jeopardy.  Don’t let this happen to you.  Learn what you need to succeed. Knowledge is Power.  Topics to be discussed:

  • What To Do When Your Image Has Been Infringed
  • Fair Use: Is It Ever Really Fair?
  • Putting Copyright To Work For You

A tutorial with photographer and APA Advocacy Committee Member John Harrington on the correct way to register your images with the US Copyright Office from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.”

School of Visual Arts Theatre
333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)
New York, New York  [map]

October 23rd, NYC: Back-to-Back Artist Talks with Eli Reed, Jaime Permuth, Dawoud Bey, and LaToya Ruby Frazier

En Foco and Lucie Foundation
Back-to-back artist talks with past and present Nueva Luz artisits
Saturday, October 23, 2011

5:00 to 6:30:  Eli Reed in Conversation with Jaime Permuth
“Lucie Foundation and En Foco present 2011 Lucie Honoree Eli Reed, in conversation with Jaime Permuth, who will be discussing his project, Yonkeros. This discussion and presentation of work between Nueva Luz Artists is an official Lucie Week event, hosted by Splashlight Studios.”
RSVP required: RSVPReed@luciefoundation.org

7:00 to 8:30:  Dawoud Bey in Conversation with LaToya Ruby Frazier
“Lucie Foundation and En Foco present 2011 Lucie Honoree Dawoud Bey in conversation with LaToya Ruby Frazier. The dialogue between these two Nueva Luz Artists is an official Lucie Week event, hosted by Splashlight Studios.”
RSVP required: RSVPBey@luciefoundation.org

Both talks will be held at Splashlight Studios:

One Hudson Square
75 Varick Street
New York, New York 10013  [map]
phone: 212.268.7247

October 20th, Sumter, SC: Conversation with Sheila Pree Bright the ‘Young American’ Series

© 2011 Sheila Pree Bright

Sumter County Gallery of Art
A Conversation about Young Americans withSheila Pree Bright
Thursday, October 20, 2011, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Light refreshments will be served; open to the public.

The conversation will be moderated by art historian and curator, Frank Martin of South Carolina State University.

This event is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition Sheila Pree Bright is currently apart of at the Sumter County Gallery of Art; it will be on view until October 28th.

Sumter County Gallery of Art
200 Hasel Street
in Sumter County’s Cultural Center (adjacent to Patriot Hall)
Sumter, South Carolina 29150  [map]

October 12-16, Chicago: Filter Photo Festival

Filter Photo Festival
October 12-16, 2011

The Filter Photo Festival in Chicago started today.  They have many great workshops, lectures, portfolio reviews and exhibitions planned for the weekend.  If you are in the area, you must make it out to some of the festivities if not all.  Many lectures are free and open to the public; see the calendar of events for details.  Also, there are a few single portfolio reviews still available, click here.

MVS will also be participating in the Festival by leading a panel discussion, participating in the portfolio reviews on Saturday & Sunday, and giving a lecture on Sunday.

Panel Discussion: Standing Out From the Rest: Presenting Your Work to Industry Professionals
Thursday, October 14th
The panel discussion will begin after Anthony Bannon’s lecture on Siskind and Callahan which starts at 4:00.
Panelists include: Catherine Edelman, Karen Irvine, Nathan Mason, , and Nicole RadjaDetails »

Lecture: To Be Published or Self-Publish? Options for Artists
Sunday, October 16th at 6:00 pm

MVS will discuss both traditional publishing and self-publishing options available today towards helping you determine which path is right for you and your project.  Details »

October 12th, NYC: Unseen in “The Unseen Eye” with Susan Bright and W.M. Hunt

Aperture Foundation and the School of Visual Arts
Unseen in “The Unseen Eye”: An Evening
with Susan Bright and W. M. Hunt
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Admission: Free and open to the public

“Author, curator and faculty member Susan Bright interviews author, curator, collector and fellow faculty member Bill Hunt about his new book The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture 2011). In addition to the book, their conversation focuses on photographs and ideas that didn’t make it into The Unseen Eye, Hunt’s life as a collector and the passion he has for photography as a non-practioner.”

School of Visual Arts Theatre
333 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)
New York, New York

September 22nd, New Haven: Panel Discussion “Ten Years Later: Artists Remember 9/11″

Yale University Art Gallery
Panel Discussion: Ten Years Later: Artist Remember 9/11
Thursday, September 22, 2011, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public.

“In conjunction with the Gallery’s installation of Remembering 9/11 and the Haas Family Arts Library’s exhibition The Book as Memorial: Book Artists Respond to and Remember 9/11, artists Nathan Lyons, Leo Rubinfien, Judith Shea, and Robbin Ami Silverberg will join Joshua Chuang, Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Gallery, and Jae Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections at the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, for a conversation on the impact of September 11 on their lives and work.

Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510  [map]
phone: 203-432-0600

This event is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Book as Memorial: Book Artists Respond to and Remember 9/11; it is on view at the Haas Family Arts Library until December 16, 2011.

Panel Discussion from Flash Forward Boston: The Future of Photobooks

On Saturday, June 4th at the Flash Forward Festival in Boston Andy Adams, Miki Johnson, Shane Lavalette, Michael Itkoff, Bruno Ceschel, and Alan Rapp participated in a panel discussion on The Future of Photobooks, moderated by Stephen Mayes, Managing Director, VII Photo.  “The discussion explored the state of photobook production, consumption and distribution in the Internet Era.”

If you were not able to attend the festival, you can see a video of the discussion here or on Andy Adams’ website.  Scroll down on the page on his website so you don’t miss the extensive list of online photobook resources Andy has up there as well (thanks, Andy!).

The Future of Photobooks: Flash Forward Festival Discussion from FlakPhoto.com on Vimeo.

June 16th, NYC: Reception and Publishing Discussion at Printed Matter, Inc.

Printed Matter, Inc.
Discussion with David Schulz, Herman Zschiegner and Bruno Ceschel
In conjunction with the in-store exhibition of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative

Thursday, June 16, 2011, 5-7 pm

Printed Matter will be holding a reception and short conversation with group members David Schulz and Hermann Zschiegner, along with BrunoCeschel (Self Publish, Be Happy), discussing the creative and productive implications of self-publishing and PoD distribution.

The Exhibition
ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative features upwards of 60 publications representing the recent production of the cooperative’s 28 members. Taken together, the collection of books illustrate how PoD services have become a powerful platform for book artists who–with little or no upfront costs, and free of other regulative forces—are able to quickly produce and release new work that both matches their artistic intent, and exists in supply that responds directly to demand. The rising popularity and promise of the decentralized model suggests that PoD will continue to be a tremendous resource for artists’ book-makers.”
The ABC exhibition will be up until June 30, 2011.

Printed Matter is located at 195 Tenth Ave, between 21st and 22nd street in New York.  [map]

May 13th, Austin: Postcards from America at the Harry Ransom Center

Harry Ransom Center
Postcards from America
Photography Discussion

May 13, 2011, 7:00 pm
Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall [map]

“As part of their Postcards from America tour, five Magnum photographers will discuss photography and ways to picture America for this discussion.

In the first of a series of trips around America, five Magnum photographers and one writer will be travelling from San Antonio, Texas, to Oakland, California, between May 12 and May 26, 2011. Informally meet photographers Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pellegrin, Alec Soth, Mikhael Subotzky, and writer Ginger Strand on the plaza in front of the Ransom Center from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. before their 7 p.m. discussion in the auditorium.”

VIEW A LIVE WEBCAST of this event starting at approximately 7 p.m. CST on Friday, May 13.

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