Weekly Roundup: Haute Africa Fotofestival, LGBTQ Panel at AIPAD and More

Weekly Roundup: Haute Africa Fotofestival, LGBTQ Panel at AIPAD and More

Copyright Jim Naughten

Haute Africa Fotofestival
March 30 – June 9, 2014
Meerlaan 32, 8300 Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Six free exhibitions including and outdoor installation exploring the connection to Africa within contemporary fashion – featuring photographers Martin Parr, Wangechi Mutu, Viviane Sassen, Zanele Muholi, Jodi Bieber, Jim Naughten, Phyllis Galembo, Héctor Mediavilla, Sabelo Mlangeni, Jehad Nga, Hassan Hajjaj, Nontsikelelo Veleko, Baudouin Mouanda, Daniele Tamagni, Namsa Leuba and Yinka Shonibare.


Untitled #11 from the series The New PreRaphaelites (2007…)
Copyright Sunil Gupta

LGBTQ/Photography Panel at AIPAD 2014
Photography is no stranger to campaigns for social awareness and change. This panel discusses photography’s role in serving LGBTQ visibility and equality. Moderator: Chris Boot, executive director, Aperture Foundation, New York – Speakers: Philip Gefter, author and critic; Sunil Gupta, artist; Visiting Professor of Photography, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK; K8 Hardy, artist

Stories of El Salvador: The Civil War and It’s Aftermath
The Stovall Gallery at New York University’s Kimmel Center
April 7 – May 4, 2014

Mujeres de la Guerra, Historias de El Salvador documents the lives, stories and work of twenty-eight women leaders in El Salvador. Through a documentary film, photography exhibits in both the US and El Salvador, and a photo essay book, Mujeres de la Guerra provides these women with the opportunity to tell their inspiring stories and share their hope, wisdom and dedication with the world.

New Photographer Interview on D&B: Sonia Louise Davis + Artist Talk This Sunday, 4/13
The latest photographer interview on Dodge & Burn is with large format photographer Sonia Louise Davis, an artist whom I’ve long admired. The native New Yorker talks about her connection to Harlem, the use of personal objects in her images and her new work in which she encourages social/community collaboration in the photographic process.

Please join Sonia and myself this Sunday, April 13th from 4-6pm ET for an artist talk at the RUSH Arts/Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

2014 Guggenheim Fellows in Photography
Congratulations to LaToya Ruby Frazier and Phyllis Galembo, fellows in Photography who were chosen among 3,000 applicants for the Guggenheim Fellowship Award. Other photographers honored include Robert Dawson, Jason Fulford, Gregory Halpern,  Brenda Kenneally,  Andrew Moore,  Lori Nix,  Matthew Pillsbury,  Mark Ruwedel, and Rachel Sussman.

Dodge & Burn is a blog dedicated to documenting a more inclusive history of photography and supporting the work of photographers of color with photographer interviews.

This blog is published by visual artist and writer, Qiana Mestrich. For regular updates on diversity in photography history, follow Qiana on Twitter @mestrich, Like the Dodge & Burn Blog page on Facebook or subscribe to Dodge & Burn by email.

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