House of Pictures @ VSW

by megancharland on May 1, 2012, 2 comments

For two weeks, from April 15th-29th, MAGNUM photographers Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pellegrin, Alec Soth, Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Larry Towell, Alex Webb, Donovan Wylie, and Chien-Chi Chang were here in Rochester, NY to photograph and exhibit new work in the hometown of Kodak for their project House of Pictures. Above are […]

Magnum at RIT

by megancharland on April 19, 2012, one comment

Last night I drove out to my alma mater, RIT, to attend a lecture by nine* Magnum photographers that are in town for the House of Pictures project I posted about earlier this week. This lecture was part of the Charles Arnold Lecture Series. The auditorium was PACKED (free event!). Each photographer shared their work […]

MAGNUM in ROC

by megancharland on April 16, 2012, 3 comments

For the next two weeks MAGNUM photographers Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pellegrin, Alec Soth, Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Larry Towell, Alex Webb, Donovan Wylie, and Chien-Chi Chang will be here in Rochester, NY to photograph and exhibit new work in the hometown of Kodak for their project House of Pictures. Visual Studies […]

Photographs Not Taken

by megancharland on February 14, 2012, no comments

I just ordered Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers’ Essays published by Daylight Magazine. “Editor Will Steacy asked each photographer to abandon the camera and, instead, use words to recreate the image that never made it through their lens.” Over seventy photographers contributed! Personally I’m excited to read essays by Roger Ballen, Amy Elkins, […]

2011

by megancharland on January 1, 2012, one comment

Before I jump right into 2012 I wanted to take a pause and reflect back on 2011. It wasn’t until I started going through the posts from my old blog that it really hit me – damn, I had a pretty incredible year. The last couple of months, around the holidays, are always terribly stressful […]