E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  08.30.06 Vol 6.35
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  P H O T O G R A P H E R ' S S H O W C A S E ®
Marisa Portolese's portfolio Belle de Jour
The 'Belle de Jour' "portraits are carefully orchestrated to present the viewer a world of girls who tease the line of the voyeur. The actors have been choreographed to come forth with a remarkable sense of their own sexual persona through lascivious, subversive gestures and defiant expressions. These images expose a budding female sexuality, and call into question an idealized vision of femininity."— Marisa Portolese
Image © Marisa Portolese
Image © Marisa Portolese
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Bill Burke grew up—like so many young boys—groomed for war. With the aid of movies, magazines, and TV, he envisioned himself somehow, somewhere, as being in combat. Yet when he was of military age he became terrified of it, and was relieved when he failed his draft physical. In 1982 Burke decided to go to Thailand and Cambodia to give himself the Southeast Asia experience that he managed to escape in the sixties. Part travelogue, part artist's book, this work records those experiences in collages that juxtapose contact sheets, portraits, diary excerpts, maps, reproductions of currency, newspaper headlines, and other ephemera—reference, Roth, et. al., The Book of 101 Books
Bids shown below are current as of 1:44 pm MT, 09.02.2006
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Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Daido Moriyama: Hysteric Glamour, no. 6 1994: Daido Moriyama: Hysteric Glamour, no. 6 1994 $500 1
1d 3h 45m
Bill Burke: I Want To Take Picture: Bill Burke: I Want To Take Picture $900 6
4d 0h 45m
August Sander: Photographs of an Epoch, 1904-1959 (Limited Edition with Print!): August Sander: Photographs of an Epoch, 1904-1959 (Limited Edition with Print!) - 0
4d 22h 15m
Lucien Clergue: Corps Mémorable: Lucien Clergue: Corps Mémorable $550 2
4d 23h 15m
Walter Chappell: Mother and Child, 1962  (vintage silver gelatin print): Walter Chappell: Mother and Child, 1962 (vintage silver gelatin print) $1,500 1
9d 22h 15m


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  O N E Y E A R L A T E R
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
With the enormous media attention surrounding the first anniversary of Katrina's landfall it's perhaps no surprise to find that many in the photographic community are also focusing on the Gulf Coast. Photographers, including Robert Polidori, Larry Towell, Chris Jordan, and photo-eye represented artist Debbie Fleming Caffery, have documented the aftermath of Katrina and Rita, offering their personal views of the impact of the storms.

Those wishing to make difference in the area might consider contacting Habitat for Humanity, which is currently soliciting volunteers to help with reconstruction efforts. Another great resource is the organization Charity Navigator, where you can find resources to help evaluate where best to contribute your money, labor, or expertise for a huge variety of causes. Recently, Charity Watch completed a preliminary one-year evaluation of charitable activity surrounding Katrina and Rita. Please visit their website for more information.
Debbie Fleming Caffery: Hurricane Images Debbie Fleming Caffery: Hurricane Images
Under the auspices of a grant from the Open Society Initiative, native Louisianan Debbie Fleming Caffery explored the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina. Focusing primarily on the Lower Ninth Ward, Caffery photographed the debris left behind in the wake of mass evacuations — wrecked cars, a steak knife and an eggshell, photographs tacked to walls, a pair of dentures — and the journey of many displaced residents from New Orleans to a shelter in Baton Rouge. READ MORE

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The Dallas Morning News: Eyes of the Storm The Dallas Morning News: Eyes of the Storm
"Today, as cities nationwide continue to house and help more than 1 million evacuees of these devastating storms, The Dallas Morning News offers the book Eyes of the Storm to aid relief efforts. Thanks to the generous support of corporate sponsors, The Dallas Morning News is able to donate all profits from the sale of this book to the nonprofit organizations that continue to respond to the needs of survivors."—the publisher READ MORE

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  S I G N E D B O O K S
Stuart Rome: Forest Stuart Rome: Forest
"Stuart Rome's gorgeous black-and-white forest landscapes are brought together in this striking new oversized book, the artist's first monograph. Informed by his earlier projects — in which he examined the relationship between people and their environment in such distant places as Latin America and Indonesia — the work presented in Forest shows no trace of humankind, instead offering a view of the natural world itself as a communicating entity."—the publisher READ MORE

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Forest
  J U S T I N & R E C O M M E N D E D
Werner Bischof: WernerBischofPictures Werner Bischof: WernerBischofPictures
"WernerBischofPictures offers an overview of the work of one of the twentieth century's strongest photographers. Bischof (1916-1954), whose oeuvre took shape quickly over the very brief span of his adult life, is known as a master of black-and-white. Bischof was very active during the early days of photojournalism, and was only the sixth member to join the influential photo agency, Magnum."—the publisher READ MORE

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  T I T L E S F E A T U R E D I N T H E M A G A Z I N E
Jonas Bendiksen: Satellites Jonas Bendiksen: Satellites
Several of the six regions depicted in Satellites used to be strategic hinterlands of the sprawling Soviet empire, but upon its dissolution, regional conflicts played out like mini-apocalypses. Amazingly, three of them are self-perceived sovereign states: Transdniester, Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh. We may not see their nameplates at the UN very soon however, for they are still caught up in the grumble of geopolitical interests. Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen has traversed them for years, in which time the center of the former Soviet system reconfigured its stratagem even further afield... Reviewed by Alan Rapp. READ MORE

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Satellites
Guy Moreton: There Where You Are Not Guy Moreton: There Where You Are Not
"Wittgenstein's quest for his vocation was not, as it is often seen, a flight from himself. Rather, it was a search for the right place to be at one with himself," observes co-author Michael Nedo. Ludwig Wittgenstein: There Where You Are Not is an homage to those aspects of Wittgenstein's search that resonate with each of us. By turns biography, photography and poetry, this work occupies a unique place in the expansive realm of "Wittgenstein books" written by novelists, poets, playwrights and artists over the past 30 years... Reviewed by David Carl READ MORE

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  S A N T A F E C E N T E R F O R P H O T O G R A P H Y
©Cig Harvey
©Cig Harvey
The New Curator
An enlightening seminar on the role of the curator as the arbiter of quality and creator of context, revealing what's behind their choices. An SFCP "Creative Edge" seminar held in conjunction with Photo NY. Sunday, October 8, 2006, 9:00am-1:00pm. Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY.

Presenters will address the traditional and changing role of the curator, and the relationship between curators and artists, curators and audiences, curators and the marketplace, and, finally, curators and the history and meaning of photography itself. Venues for the work of curators will be examined from the gallery to the Internet, from the printed page to the lectern, from the vault to the artist's studio. Each presenter will offer an overview of her own priorities and process, and then evaluate the influence and future of the curatorial contribution.
© Ed Kashi 1998
© Ed Kashi 1998
The Photographic Project
A retreat-style conference for photographers on taking a project from concept to audience. Discover the possibilities of your project through an inspiring weekend of invaluable seminars, lectures and workshops. A limited number of Portfolio Critiques will be available for participants, and all conference attendees are encouraged to bring portfolios to share. September 15-17, 2006, IHM Retreat Center, Santa Fe, NM.

Please visit the Santa Fe Center for Photography website for more information on both the New Curator and Photographic Project programs.
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