Weekly Roundup: Korean Photography, Katrina Photo Albums, En Foco Fellowship and More

Weekly Roundup: Korean Photography, Katrina Photo Albums, En Foco Fellowship and More

From the series Utopia
Copyright Seung Woo Back

Five Views from Korea
The Noorderlicht Photogallery is hosting from February 8th through April 13th Five Views from Korea. In this group exhibition 5 Korean photographers reflect on the discomfort and nagging feeling of an unending cold war since the division of the Korean peninsula.

Call for Entries: En Foco’s New Works Fellowship Awards
Deadline: July 17, 2014
En Foco’s New Works Photography Fellowship Awards is an annual program selecting several U.S. based photographers of Latino, African or Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and Pacific, through a free, national call for entries.

From the series Memory Loss
Copyright Stan Strembicki

The Photo Albums Hurricane Katrina Left Behind
Professor of Art, Stan Strembicki, went back a to New Orleans a month after Katrina hit and found/collected the photo albums of the millions of Black Americans affected by the hurricane. For his series Memory Loss, Strembicki found and photographed half-burnt and disfigured pictures of weddings, communions, family portraits, or simple scenes of daily life. It’s quite eerie how many of the images remain in tact despite being submerged in water for so long but perhaps it’s a metaphorical testament to the spirit of the people of this region of the USA.

“Sartorial Anarchy #4”, 2010
Copyright Iké Udé

Style & Sympathies
A 2013 show at the Leila Heller gallery in NYC featured a series of photographic works by Nigerian-born artist 
Iké Udé intended to deconstruct the practice of the dandy while creating a dialogue about the relationship of identity, culture and dress. Check out Udé’s images from the show and download the catalog which includes an interview with Udé and essays by art critics like Kobena Mercer.

e-Book: Portraits of Strangers by Ibarionex Perello
Founder of the popular podcast, The Candid Frame, Perello’s latest book and first e-book offers practical, real-world advice on how to approach strangers to make their photograph and technical issues like camera settings and lens choice. This invaluable advice is a steal for just $8.

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