THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Dir. Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber (USA: 2004), 113 min.
college student suffers from blackouts caused by traumatic childhood
experiences. In an attempt to uncover his past, the young man discovers
he is able to travel back in time, inhabiting his younger body. However,
he finds out that although he can change the past, it comes with
undesired consequences for the future.
"In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Magnum Photographers Jim Goldberg and Donovan Wylie will be having a conversation open free to the public on October 1, 2014. Jim Goldberg is well known for his photographs, multi-media projects and books. His work often combines words and images to create vivid narratives about both insiders and outsiders of society. Goldberg, a professor at California College of the Arts, is a three-time National Endowment of the Arts Fellow, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. His landmark book Rich and Poor has recently been re-designed and expanded by the artist for Steidl. Goldberg is represented by Pace MacGill Gallery, New York; Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco; and Magnum Photos." - Juxtapoz Magazine
Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:30pm Location: Pratt Institute Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall Auditorium, 61 St. James Place, New York, NY Admission: Free and open to the public
"Magnum Foundation and Parsons The New School for Design are pleased to announce the second annual Photography, Expanded Symposium. This one-day event will present innovative documentary storytelling and emerging ideas in digital media and journalism on social justice issues. Gain new critical insights and connect with potential collaborators in order to respond to the changing demands of the field.
Presentations, panel discussions, and a competitive design challenge will feature leading mediamakers and designers such as Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Hollow), Gabriel Dance (The Marshall Project), and Ivan Sigal (Global Voices), as well as representatives from global media companies and design agencies including Instagram, Blue Chalk, and Purpose. Full schedule will be available soon." - Magnum Foundation
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: The New School, NYC
Admission: Free and open to the public
Applications are now being accepted for the Robert Giard Fellowship. The winner will be awarded $7,500. Be sure to apply before the November 15th deadline!
"An annual award named for Robert Giard, a portrait, landscape, and figure photographer whose work often focused on LGBTQ lives and issues, this award is presented to an emerging, early or mid-career artist, from any country, working in photography, photo-based media, video, or moving image, including short-form film or video. Starting with the current award cycle (2013-2014), awards will alternate between artists working exclusively with still images (photography) and those working with moving images (video or film). In either case, this award will support a directed project, one that is new or continuing, that addresses issues of sexuality, gender, or LGBTQ identity." - The Robert Giard Foundation
THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Dir. Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber (USA: 2004), 113 min.
A college student suffers from blackouts caused by traumatic childhood experiences. In an attempt to uncover his past, the young man discovers he is able to travel back in time, inhabiting his younger body. However, he finds out that although he can change the past, it comes with undesired consequences for the future.
Please join gallery artist Robert Burley at his latest exhibition, The New Suburb: Landmarks, opening at The Harbourfront Centre on September 26th on view until December 28th. His work looks at the changing landscape of suburbs surrounding Toronto, through a large scale installation.
Installation Shot of The New Suburb: Landmarks
Fall Exhibitions Opening Party Friday, September 26, 2014 6–10pm Bill Boyle Artport
Gallery artist Larry Towell will be taking part in an event in conjunction with the launch of his new book, Afghanistan. He will be giving a talk and signing his book next week in New York at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore. The event will take place Saturday, September 27th at 2:00pm.
Fee: $5 donation or free for students with ID and Aperture members at the $50 level or more.
Location: 547 West 27th Street, New York, NY
MEMENTO Dir. Christopher Nolan (USA: 2001), 113 min.
a brutal attack that left a man with memory loss and his wife dead, he
vows to get revenge. Through note-taking, tattoos, and photographs, he
traces out his days, unsure of who he can trust to help him seek his
revenge. Playing with sequences, the film draws out the discovery of an
MEMENTO Dir. Christopher Nolan (USA: 2001), 113 min.
After a brutal attack that left a man with memory loss and his wife dead, he vows to get revenge. Through note-taking, tattoos, and photographs, he traces out his days, unsure of who he can trust to help him seek his revenge. Playing with sequences, the film draws out the discovery of an unforgettable incident.
Gallery artist Bertrand Carrière will be exhibiting his series Jubilee and Caux about the Dieppe Raid as a part of the Festival Allers-Retours in Paris. His work will be on view at the Albert Kahn museum from September 16th to October 26th.
The artist will be in attendance on September 27th at 2:30pm.
Gallery artist Alex Webb published the book Memory City, a series documenting Rochester and it's role in photography's history. Follow the link to read the review by the Photo-Eye Blog.
"Photography is as intertwined with memory as it is with light, shadow and surface. The individual film or sensor choice made by the photographer determines how memory is rendered, a choice that is as important as what the photographer puts in front of their camera. In their new book, Memory City, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb investigate Rochester, New York during the time Eastman Kodak was in bankruptcy. They explore how memory, photography, film and the book making process come together to make a statement about a place during a particular time." - Reviewed by Tom Leininger
a wish to be big at a fortune telling machine in an amusement park, a
young boy finds himself in a 30-year-old body when he wakes up the
following morning. Able to convince his best friend who he really is
through a song, he is happy to have one person who knows the truth. As
he enters into a career and romantic relationship, he finds himself
conflicted between his old and new life.
The University of Toronto Art Centre will be featuring work by gallery artist Robert Giard, curated by Scott Rayter.
"Disarming in their unadorned, straightforward style, the portraits featured in this exhibition are drawn from a multi-year gift of 53 works of American photographer Robert Giard to the University of Toronto. In this series, Giard ambitiously set out to create a portrait archive celebrating American and Canadian lesbian and gay literary figures in the wake of the AIDS crisis. The Robert Giard photography collection was generously donated by Jonathan Silin." - UTAC
The show will be on view from September 2nd to November 15th, 2014.
Indie88 has featured Stephen Bulger Gallery and Camera as some of the best spots to visit on a day out on West Queen West.
"There are lots of galleries to chose from on Queen Street and you should try to pop into all of them, but there’s only one gallery on the strip that is a bookstore and screening room as well. Stephen Bulger Gallery & CAMERA host free screenings every Saturday at 3:00 pm. The films they show are selected as they relate to whatever is on exhibit at the time." - Sarah Phillips for Indie88
Gallery artist Sunil Gupta is happy present the exhibition Home and Away, which he curated and is presenting work in. The show will be at Vadehra Art Gallery in New Delhi on view from September 13th until October 11th.The opening reception will take place September 12th at 6:00pm.
Swing by the gallery this weekend during the Queen West Art crawl and check out the last few days out our Vivian Maier show.
"The Queen West Art Crawl (QWAC) is a charitable organization that features a three-day weekend long festival of creativity and community. It’s designed to celebrate and promote the art, culture and diversity of Queen West in Toronto.
The cornerstone of QWAC is the Outdoor Art Show and Sale in beautiful Trinity Bellwoods. The Art Show features a juried selection of more than 250 artists and artisans." - Queen West Art Crawl
Stephen Bulger Gallery will be taking part in the Classic Photographs exhibition this coming January 17th and 18th in Los Angeles.
"The sixth annual Classic Photographs Los Angeles returns to Bonhams in West Hollywood on January 17 and 18, 2015.
Twenty-seven exhibitors from Canada, England, Italy and the United States will feature the best in vintage, modern and contemporary photography.
Classic Photographs is the only event in Los Angeles where the best examples of fine art, historical and vernacular photography can be viewed in a relaxed and intimate environment. The 2015 event is an international exhibition including six galleries exhibiting for the first time." - Classic Photographs LLC
Bulger Gallery is pleased to present our first solo exhibition of work by Duane
MICHALS An Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: September 20 – October 18, 2014
This exhibition features some of the fascinating works produced during a
remarkable career of almost 50 years. Raised in his birthplace of McKeesport,
PA, Michals' interest in art began at the age of 14 while attending watercolour
classes at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. In 1953 he received a B.A.
from the University of Denver. After two years in the Army, during which time
he served in the Korean War, he studied at the Parsons School of Design and
planned to become a graphic designer but did not complete these studies.
In 1958, while on a
holiday in the USSR, he became interested in photography and eventually became
a commercial photographer, after having worked as an art director and designer,
completing assignments for magazines such as Vanity Fair, Esquire
and Mademoiselle. Unlike others at the time who operated out of lavish
studios, this self-taught photographer made environmental portraits. These
portraits would become the basis of his book entitled Album. In 1970 his
work was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New
York, and since that time his work has been exhibited around the world. The
Carnegie Museum of Art will host a major retrospective exhibition in October of
A renowned innovator,
Michals pushes the limits of photography. His early works presented images in
series, at times narrated with text scrawled directly on the print, embracing
each imperfection that may appear from this process. More recently, Michals has
created hand-painted tintypes, modifying the images of amateur journeymen,
emphasizing the “found object” quality of these images and questioning what he
describes as “the museum photograph”.
His work has been
exhibited widely in major institutions around the world and is found in many
prestigious permanent collections. Amongst other honours, in 1993 Duane Michals
was named an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.
All images courtesy
of DC Moore Gallery, New York
Note: The price list will be made public on
Saturday, September 20th.
FREE Saturday Afternoon Screenings at
CAMERA 3:00 PM
Dir. Christopher Nolan (USA: 2001), 113 min.
THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
Dir. Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber (USA: 2004), 113 min.
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
Dir. Michel Gondry (USA: 2004), 108 min.
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
Dir. David Fincher (USA: 2008), 165 min.
Dir. Christopher Nolan (USA: 2010), 142 min.
Making a wish to be big at a fortune telling machine in an amusement park, a young boy finds himself in a 30-year-old body when he wakes up the following morning. Able to convince his best friend who he really is through a song, he is happy to have one person who knows the truth. As he enters into a career and romantic relationship, he finds himself conflicted between his old and new life.
"The Heir’s Not Apparent: A Legal Battle Over Vivian Maier’s Work
The story of the street photographer Vivian Maier has always been tangled — she worked much of her life as a nanny, keeping her artistic life a secret, and only after she died in 2009, at the age of 83, nearly penniless and with no family, were her pictures declared to be among the most remarkable of the 20th century. Now a court case in Chicago seeking to name a previously unknown heir is threatening to tie her legacy in knots and could prevent her work from being seen again for years." - Randy Kennedy for The New York Times
Stephen Bulger takes the stage to speak about the history of mugshots in the documentary "Mugshots". It is scheduled to air on TVO on Wednesday, September 24th at 9pm.
"TVO continues its tradition of commissioning documentaries that educate and inspire with Mugshot, director Dennis Mohr’s intriguing documentary on how mug shot photographs, whose primary purpose is criminal identification, have emerged into a form of art and entertainment. Bringing together a number of artists, writers, curators and gallery owners from Canada and the United States, Mohr explores the cultural significance of the mug shot. Sensationalized by the reality culture of today, this law enforcement tool has gained popularity and become tabloid fare, street art and highly valued pieces in private collections." - TVO
Gallery Artist Sanaz Mazinani is gearing up for her U.S.A.I.R.A.N. exhibition opening, a solo public art installation and part of the larger biennial The 5x5 Project. The project was curated by Out of the Box Projects around the theme (home)land. Check out her new work at the opening on September 6th at 4pm.
Exhibition Dates: September 6th - November 21st, 2014
Location: 1300 H Northeast, Washington DC, 20002
"Lida Moser, a photographer who trained her camera on faces and scenes that reflected life as it was experienced in New York and elsewhere during the second half of the 20th century, died Aug. 11 at a nursing facility in Rockville, Md. She was 93.
Ms. Moser was the daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia and began her decades-long career in New York City in the late 1940s.
She became a photographer for Look magazine and Vogue, among other showcases for photography, wrote the ‘‘Camera’’ column for The New York Times in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and published several books on her art form.
‘When I became a photographer,’ she wrote in a letter to Washington City Paper, ‘I was determined to use photography as a magic key into as many aspects of life as I possibly could.’
Ms. Moser was particularly known for her photography of her home town, the place that she called ‘dirty, wild, noisy, criminal New York.’ She trained as an assistant to Berenice Abbott, the trailblazing modernist photographer, and was inspired by her collection of images by Eugene Atget, the French photographer known for his perceptive documentation of Parisian life." - Emily Langer for the Boston Globe
"Memory City cannot be read simply as an act of tribute to Rochester, Kodak and film: these homages exist in the book as elements of a much more expansive exploration of photography, generally. Memory City ably links major tropes from photography’s history with the specificity of the Webbs’ explorations of Rochester. The book addresses the experience of making pictures, and of interpreting them, and is exhilarating in its presentation of images that have as much to say about the photographers as they do about the subject." - Reviewed by Leo Hsu
WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Dir. Mel Stuart (USA: 1971), 100 min.
After buying a Wonka chocolate bar, a young boy finds the final golden ticket that gets him into a special tour of the chocolate factory and a chance at winning a lifetime supply of chocolate. Throughout the tour, the boy and his grandfather watch while the other children are subjected to Willy Wonka’s tomfoolery. The film is based on Roald Dahl’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.