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 International Juried Photography Exhibition

The Shape of Things

Opening Reception: Sept 18th 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: Sept 18th - Oct 2nd, 2021

Juror: Ross Anderson

The rhythm of surfaces, lines, and values is for me the essence of photography; composition should be a constant of preoccupation... an organic coordination of visual elements. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

The term composition means ‘putting together’ or the act of combining parts or elements to form a whole - often adhering to compositional principles that make a work of photographic art more appealing or intriguing to viewers. These principles include the development of rhythm, movement, contrast, balance, unity, proximity and continuity to create expressive and compelling compositions – while emphasizing different visual concepts.

                                                           

Praxis Gallery presents works of art that explore composition as a fundamental aspect of the photographic aesthetic – be it pure visual formalism or in support of thematic objectives. 

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© Sarah Weiss

 International Juried Photography Exhibition

Guest Curator Sarah Weiss
IN-BETWEEN MOMENTS

Opening Reception: Sept 18th 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: Sept 18th - Oct 2nd, 2021

Guest Curator| Sarah Weiss

French novelist Georges Perec declared that we should found “an anthropology of the ordinary” as revolt against cultural and mass media exploitation of the exotic - the relentless parade of trauma elevated above the routine of everyday events. Perec’s revolt against the frenzy of trauma (the shameful, the voyeuristic and the spectacular) was to excessively document the ordinary in daily life, meticulously accounting for everything and anything in one’s immediate surroundings in an active attempt to uncover the unimportant and the insignificant.

 

Praxis Gallery presents photographic art that explores the in-between moments of life and endeavours to notice the unnoticeable, the mundane, the banal and anti-climactic. "In giving value to the ordinary we, in turn, begin to value the space of our own identity and everyday ‘normal’ experience that lies outside of commodified and predefined trajectories of trauma exploitation.

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© Brandon Movall

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center Presents

VOLUME 1: 2016-2021 

5 YEARS OF BPHOTOGRAPHY

Event Date: Saturday 6pm,  Oct 9th, 2021
Brandon Movall 

BPHOTOGRAPHY is 5 years old this September! To commemorate this achievement, BPHOTOGRAPHY is releasing VOLUME 1: 2016-2021 - a new photobook containing all of his award-winning images from the last 5 years. Join us on Oct 9th at 6pm at Praxis Gallery to celebrate the book launch and 5 years of great photos.

Flyer for event

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© Eduardo Lopez Moreno

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center Presents
A Solo Exhibition by Eduardo Lopez Moreno

CHILDREN  OF  WAR

Opening Night Reception: To Be Announced
Exhibition Dates: Oct 16th - 30th 2021
Eduardo Lopez Moreno

I am an architect, with a masters in sociology and PhD in urban geography. I am considered as a social photographer. My photos are a look at someone’s world, a journey into their space and their life; an attempt to build a story without affection, as part of a social commitment. I present different visual stories that intersect in the streets and in their plurality create a certain connection.

 

I want to build visual bridges that bring closer different people, places and words, in an attempt to unite and integrate through symbolism, imagery and space. The essence of parks, markets, religious celebrations, city functions, and movements of people, all reflect a way of being that after all have too many similarities and points in common in many parts of the world. I hope these images arouse more suspicions than certainties in a way that is possible to speculate with them to open paths of contrasting narratives.

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Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center Presents

ARTIST TALKING SERIES

GUGGENHEIM FELLOW • CARL COREY

Event Date: Tuesday 7pm - 8pm,  November 9th, 2021

Admission Information

Members free entry

Non-Members Suggested $10 donation at the door. 

Hors D'oeuvre & Beverages Served 

Seating is Limited Please RSVP at Eventbrite

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© Gary Beeber

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center Presents

Pictures from Sylvester Manor

A Solo Exhibition by Gary Beeber
Opening Night Reception: To Be Announced
Exhibition Dates: April 16th - 30th, 2022
Sylvester Manor, Shelter Island

When living in Sag Harbor, NY one of my great pleasures was taking the 10 minute ferry trip to Shelter Island (whose sleepy beauty starkly contrasts with the glitz and glamor of the Hamptons) and exploring/documenting Sylvester Manor. The island was originally inhabited by indigenous peoples, but was officially established as a slave holding provisioning plantation in 1652 by Nathaniel Sylvester, a sugar merchant from Barbados, who purchased the entire island for 1600 pounds of sugar. Sylvester Manor has been in the Sylvester family for 11 generations. Descendants of Nathaniel Sylvester used slaves to work the plantation until early in the 19th century when slavery was abolished in the north.People relate to this series because of Sylvester Manor’s history and mystery. I was drawn to it for those same reasons, and of course it’s sad, dark haunting beauty.

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