Category Archives: Featured work

There are skills to this, its not luck. (An interview with Ed Kashi)

A quick note about this article: Aside from managing the blog here at Open Show, I am also a regular contributor for wearejuxt.com where I address issues and ideas relating to mobile phone photography. This post originally appeared on wearejuxt.com september 19, … Continue reading

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Stories We Tell – Open Show at the 56th SF International Film Festival

Open Show is teaming up again with the illustrious San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF56) to co-present STORIES WE TELL, a documentary by actress and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sarah Polley. A vivacious force of nature, Polley’s mother died when her daughter was … Continue reading

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A conversation with Brandon Tauszik

Photograph by Brandon Tauszik Brandon Tauszik is a San Francisco based photographer originally from England. After learning the craft of photojournalism in Europe, and a stint at Invisible Children, a media based non-profit organization, he now assists Magnum photographer Jim … Continue reading

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A conversation with Richard Koci Hernandez

Photograph by Richard Koci Hernandez

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What does a year-long exposure look like?

Photograph by Michael Chrisman Toronto photographer Michael Chrisman pointed a pinhole camera at the Toronto skyline for a full 365 days, the equivalent of 31,536,000 seconds, and the resulting image, on photo-sensitive paper, was so overexposed that it did not … Continue reading

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Cosplay in America

Photos by Ejen Chuang Open Show Los Angeles Co-producer Ejen Chuang has completed a great project called Cosplay in America. He writes: Cosplay is “a fan labor type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent … Continue reading

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Egyptian revolt: a conversation with Myriam Abdelaziz

Photo by Myriam Abdelaziz Myriam Abdelaziz is a New York based freelance documentary photographer who graduated from the International Center of Photography in 2006 after leaving the corporate world to focus on photography. Her work has been published in The … Continue reading

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Lakewood, LA: a conversation with Tom Johnson

Photo by Tom M. Johnson Tom M. Johnson is a Los Angeles based photographer whose subjects have included Miranda July, Frank Gehry, Michael Stipe and Tom Ford. This year, at Open Show LA, Tom presented his Lakewood series, which has … Continue reading

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A conversation with Dan Herrera

Photos by Dan Herrera Dan Herrera is a fine art photographer studying for his MFA at San Francisco State University, and we began acquainted with his project “Estan de una Herencia Extrana” at Open Show Bay Area #16 last year. … Continue reading

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Mark Indig

Photos by Mark Indig LA photographer Mark Indig presented a small portion of “Closed Sundays” last October at Open Show LA. I have a soft spot for storefronts, and this is the ultimate typological storefront project. Shot on Sunday mornings … Continue reading

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