Five curated presenters have 10-15 minutes each to introduce one project/body of work. We welcome diverse topics ranging from documentary to fine art. Open Show is designed to be an interactive forum where audience members are encouraged to give feedback and ask questions of the presenters, both formally and in a social setting.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017 AT 11:30 PM.
These images were captured with out-of-focus optics in a way that might be described as a cross between street photography and painting. Composition, gesture and color come to the fore over clarity & sharpness. A whole new visual world has opened up for me, and perhaps others, to explore and enjoy.
The Unflinching Eye - A Street Photographers View
The role of the photojournalist and the street photographer converge when street photographers become witnesses to everything happening in public around them. The inevitable interaction between the public, law enforcement and the military brings to light situations documented in this series.
A black and white study of the geothermal power plants that dot the southeastern shoreline of California
In the days of the dark room there was a technique called “flopping”. I take 1 photo, make copies & alter it with my own e-flop creating a new way to look at the world - a kind of visual crack. Since 2009 my project has been to re-photograph everything in this new abstract paradigm.
Ana Who They Pulled Out Of The River
Standard Fantastic Studios collaborates with contemporary artists to produce films in Tijuana & San Diego. Currently in production is the feature length film: Ana, Who They Pulled Out of The River; shooting in Black & White 16mm film, with an All-Woman cast, on location in Tijuana, Mexico.