September 09, 2016

Friday Round Up - 9 September, 2016

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up three diverse exhibitions - Guido Harari's The Kate Inside (London), Catherine Balet's homage to the masters (Paris) and University of the Third Age (Melbourne). Also Sydney's Head On Photo Festival is calling for exhibition submissions for 2017.

Exhibition & Book:

The Kate Inside
Kate Bush photographed by Guido Harari 1982-1993

For all the Kate Bush fans out there, and I know there are a few of you, this book, and exhibition, features photographs spanning ten years.

Taken by Italian music photographer Guido Harari from 1982-93 The Kate Inside limited edition book contains over 300 amazing images many unseen and unexpected photographs, Polaroids, contact sheets, personal notes from Kate and out takes covering the period of her boldest albums. 

Guido’s photographs "capture the complexity of Kate, uniquely talented, astonishingly vulnerable and open, creative and strong". 

These images are currently on show at Art Bermondsey Project Space.

(C) All images Guido Harari

The Kate Inside
13-30 September
Q&A with Linsday Kemp and Guido Harari 6-8pm 16th September
Art Bermonsdey Project Space
183-185 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3UW


Catherine Balet - Looking for the Masters in Ricardo’s Golden Shoes 

Hommage à Robert DOISNEAU, Les Pains de Picasso, 1952

In 2013 French artist Catherine Balet was in Arles for Les Rencontres photographiques. While watching her friend, Ricardo Martinez Paz, over breakfast she was reminded of Robert Doisneau's famous photograph of Picasso, the resemblance of Paz to the artist striking. 

Little did she know that the portrait she took of Paz that day would be the catalyst for a body of work which she has spent two and a half years creating. 

The result is an extraordinary collection of portraits of Paz that explore the history of photography, from the first self-portrait by Robert Cornelius in 1839 to today's selfies. 

This is important work that introduces many of these photographic masters to a new generation hopefully piquing interest to learn more.

Hommage à Erwin BLUMENFELD, Vogue, 1952

Hommage à Robert MAPPLETHORPE, Ken Moody and Robert Sherman, 1984

Hommage à Nan GOLDIN, Nan and Brian in bed, NYC, 1983
Hommage à August SANDER, Jeunes paysans, 1914

Hommage à Man RAY, Noire et blanche, 1926

Until 29 October
Galerie Thierry Bigaignon
Hôtel de Retz – Bâtiment A 
9 rue Charlot
75003 Paris


New Shoots - Group Show

Marylou Phillips Fishermen on Inlet Lake 

New Shoots showcases the work of more than 28 photographers from Melbourne’s University of the Third Age (U3A), which advocates life-long education and the pursuit of knowledge. This collection demonstrates the energy and aspiration of U3A students in exploring the breadth of photography and proves you're never too old to set your creative heart free. 

Bernard Peasley The Night it Rained Forever

Bernie Boundy On Vacation

Gaye Paterson I Protest 

Greg Davies Starburst

Until Sunday 11 September  
Magnet Galleries Melbourne
Level 2
640 Bourke Street

Call for Submissions:
Head On Photo Festival 2017

Head On Photo Festival, Australia’s largest and most expansive photography festival, is calling for exhibition submissions for its 2017 program.

The call is open to photographers at all career stages and for all genres, including multi-media presentations. Successful applicants will be invited to exhibit during Head On Photo Festival 2017 as either ‘Associated’ or ‘Featured’ Exhibitors. Some artists may be invited to exhibit as part of a Head On curated exhibition. Closing date 25 September 2016.

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