Category Archives: Photography

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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Baptiste Giroudon: life after the revolution

Photos by Baptiste Giroudon Baptiste Giroudon is a French photojournalist who has worked in Afghanistan, Georgia, Lebanon and Guantanamo Bay. His work has been shown at the FOTO8 festival and he was a PDN Photo Annual winner in 2010. This … 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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Karuna Sukka

Photos by Karuna Sukka Hyderabad presenter Karuna Sukka has documented Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai, India. A Dhobi Ghat is a public open air laundry where washers (Dhobis) process clothes in rows of individual pens. This particular one in Mumbai … 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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Harlan Crowder in Cuba

Photos by Harlan Crowder Bay Area presenter Harlan Crowder visited Cuba in September of 2010 with human rights organization Global Exchange, and set out to make the iconic Cuban images of colorful architecture and music culture as well as portraits … 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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A conversation with David Butow

Last month, Open Show teamed up with the Japan Society of Northern California to turn our 26th Bay Area event into a benefit for the survivors of tsunami and nuclear incident in Japan earlier this year. Photojournalist David Butow presented … Continue reading

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An Enduring Grace

California photographer Michael Kirchoff presented his project, “An Enduring Grace” at the launch of Open Show LA last October. The project is a personal exploration of Russia and the former Soviet Republics through photographs of a landscape where whimsical Byzantine … Continue reading

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