Safelight Studio friends share items of interest with us and other readings or topics of note we post here:
interesting conceptual works and approaches: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-favorite-conceptual-and-fine-art-photo-series-from-2015
The Art of Photography Series:
Elsa Dorfman: She is a wonderful Polaroid photographer living in New England, and a film has been made about her, her friends, loved ones, and people she photographed, and her relationship with Polaroid. A heartwarming, illuminating film that speaks of the challenges women face as artists, the personal mission she has, and the heartwarming manner and enthusiasm with which she recreates the stories, characters, and events she has lived.
elsa dorfman trailer
http://www.brucesilverstein.com/news: check out the links for information, video shorts, and other details:
http://www.brucesilverstein.com/artists & http://www.brucesilverstein.com/exhibitions
exhibits nationwide: http://photographmag.com/exhibitions/
latest in the Times:
ARCHIVE of past items posted:
NY TIMES Bill Cunningham, unpublished photographs:
http://lenscratch.com (latest monographs and other info by great photographers)
Kari Wehrs Photography – Shot
“Instructions for living a life:
Tell about it.”
KOSTI at Maine State Museum: http://external.bangordailynews.com/projects/2016/03/kosti-ruohomaa/#.Vt7emk32aUk
IN NYC: CHRISTOPHER PAYNE
February 11 – March 26, 2016
The Benrubi exhibition follows Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals, which was published by MIT Press in 2009 and includes an essay by renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks.
“New 55PN is a new instant 4 x 5 film that produces a superb negative and a positive print too”:
located ten miles from the old Polaroid factory: 72 Nickerson Road Ashland, Ma 01721
Francesca Woodman exhibit in Amsterdam, opens 18 Dec 2015 and book available:
“Cell phone snaps made into silver prints… this is further support that darkroom printing will live in synergy with digital. No doubt. Here is a link to the Enfojer site: https://fojo.me/.
You’ve got to see this. They are making a mini enlarger that uses your phone screen to print from. It’s actually a beautiful looking tool to my eyes. You get the mini enlarger (use your phone for light source), tongs, trays, and a safelight.”