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Month of Photography - Los Angeles 2014- Communities and Culture
MOPLA

PROGRAM
Exhibitions | Discussions | Projections | Events


Exhibitions: MOPLA will endorse and present a variety of photographic exhibitions occuring in April.
Discussions: Stimulating conversations to engage and inspire collectors, photographers, high school students, and everyone in between.
Projections: Through Pro'jekt LA, MOPLA's very own projection series, photography will be projected on walls and outdoor spaces of Los Angeles

Official Exhibitions and Discussions are commissioned, procured and produced by Lucie Foundation and Month of Photography Los Angeles.
Featured Exhibitions and Discussions are co-produced, endorsed and promoted by Lucie Foundation and Month of Photography Los Angeles.
In Association describes all events, exhibitions, discussions already existing and during the Month of Photography Los Angeles.

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Wednesday April 06 , 7pm-10pm
Non-Fiction: The Current State of Photojournalism and Editorial Photography

Julia Dean Photo Workshops, 755 Seward St, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Admission: General Public $20, Students $5, Lucie Members $10, ASMP Members $10, Affiliates $15

ASMP Los Angeles and MOPLA present the discussion "Non-Fiction: The Current State of Photojournalism and Editorial Photography" at Julia Dean Photo Workshops. Photojournalism and editorial photography has changed substantially with the digital age. Magazines and newspapers still publish on paper but what about phones, websites and tablets? A panelist of photographers, an editor, and a news agency owner will talk about how the photojournalism world has changed and what factors remain the same.



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Friday April 08 , 7pm
Streetwise Artist Talk with Bruce Davidson

MoPA, 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Admission: $5 MoPA Members, $10 Students/Seniors, $12 General

Bruce Davidson’s photography spans a 50-year period, from his work as a student in 1954 to two recent works in progress—a series of innovative urban landscapes made in Paris and Los Angeles. On this evening, Davidson shares his insights, thoughts, and recollections of several of his most iconic and seminal bodies of work. A book signing with Bruce Davidson will immediately follow the talk.



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Saturday April 09 , 10am-4pm
© Know It or Blow It!

Helm's Daylight Studio, 3221 Hutchison Ave #E, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Admission: Free

STOP GIVING YOUR MONEY AWAY! Understanding how to put copyright to work for you is crucial to your success as a photographer. Predatory image rights demands and widespread image theft can leave a photographer’s business in jeopardy. Don’t let this happen to you. Learn what you need to succeed. Knowledge is power. Join moderator Debra Weiss and an esteemed panel for what promises to be an informative and entertaining program that will inspire and empower.



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Saturday April 09 , 4pm-7pm
Large Format Printing- Big Images, Big Opportunities

A&I Books, 933 North Highland Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90038

Admission: Free

A&I and MOPLA present "Large Format Printing: Big Images, Big Opportunities." Breakthroughs in large format printing technologies have made this an affordable and attractive option for photographers seeking to sell their work to new markets. Find out what kind of images work in large format, tips for printing on canvas and the new substrates available, and how you can break into the market for large format work.



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Tuesday April 12 , 7pm-9pm
Photo Books Workshop - Everything You Need to Know About Self-Publishing

A&I Books, 933 North Highland Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90038

Admission: Free

MOPLA and A&I Books present a discussion on self-publishing. Showcasing your work in a fine-art photo book a can boost your career, memorialize your artistry, and offer a great gift item for friends and family all at the same time. and [others] including will lead this workshop on how to maximize the value of your self-published book, covering online design software, print-on-demand options, editorial choices, and book marketing strategies for professionals and amateurs.



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Thursday April 14 , 6:30pm-8pm
IRIS Nights Lecture Series: Mike Theiss: Capturing Mother Nature at Her Worst

The Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10 Los Angeles, CA 90067

Admission: Free with RSVP. Online box office opens April 6th at 12pm and April 7th at 9:30am.

Extreme nature documentary photographer, Mike Theiss, will present a lecture at The Annenberg Space for Photography as part of the IRIS Nights Lecture Series. Theiss has documented 24 landfalling hurricanes, over 50 tornados, dozens of waterspouts and numerous other weather events. He spent one week shooting on the summit of Mt. Washington in harsh temperatures of -40°C and with winds over 100mph. Theiss received an Emmy nomination for documenting Hurricane Katrina’s historic 28-foot storm surge from the frontlines in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was recognized by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center for documenting Hurricane Charley – recording 155mph winds and a record pressure of 942mb inside Charley’s eye from his SUV.



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Saturday April 16 , 7pm
Artist Talk: Busta & Schude

Caporale/Bleicher Gallery, 355 North La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Admission: Free

During the artist talk, esteemed Found Magazine founder and writer Davy Rothbart will be reading his short story which accompanies a collaborative piece by Busta and Schude. This never before seen piece will be unveiled at the show reception.



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Saturday April 16 , 2:30pm-4:30pm
Artist Talk: Fashion Photographer Melvin Sokolsky

Robert B. Moore Theater, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Admission: Free with RSVP to: rsvpsokolsky@monthofphotography.com

Renowned fashion photographer Melvin Sokolsky will speak at Orange Coast College on Saturday, April 16th, at 2:30pm in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. The presentation will be followed by a reception and an exhibition on campus in the Frank M. Doyle Art Pavilion from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This is the first annual lecture and exhibition series in Orange County as part of the Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA). The public is invited to attend the lecture, reception and exhibition. Admission is free. John Upton, OCC photography professor emeritus, will introduce Sokolsky, who received the prestigious Lucie Award for Fashion Photography in 2003.



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Saturday April 16 , 4pm-6pm
Artist Talk: Maria Luisa Morando

dnj Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Suite J1, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: Free

In association with MOPLA, dnj Gallery presents an artist talk with Maria Luisa Morando. Her most current exhibition comments on the ocean and the landscapes of the coast. Like memories, her images are both familiar and elusive. Morando’s intentionally overexposed images erase the distracting details in the landscape and provide a moment or time without limit.



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Saturday April 16 , 4pm-5pm
Artist Talk: About Face - A New Perspective on Photographic Portraiture

The Loft at Liz's, 453 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Admission: Free

In conjunction with the Miracle Mile Art Walk and MOPLA, The Loft at Liz’s presents an artist talk for "About Face – A New Perspective on Photographic Portraiture." This show includes an eclectic mix of facial and full body portraiture with elemental mixed media. Featuring the works of 9 amazing artists, "About Face" puts a new twist on conventional photographic works – incorporating mixed media with traditional photographic portraiture. Featured artists include: Aline Smithson, Anna Stump, Franklin Londin, Pascal Giacomini, Paula Kayne, Stéphane Tourné, Ted Meyer, Wahb Mabkhout, and Tim Sabatino.



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Wednesday April 20 , 7pm-9pm
New Media + Diversified Marketing Strategies = Business Longevity

Smashbox Studios, 8549 Higuera Street, Culver City, CA 90232

Admission: $5 tickets online and at door

MOPLA and Modern Postcard present a discussion on new media, diversified marketing strategies, and business longevity hosted at Smashbox Studios. Rob Haggart (A Photo Editor) will moderate the talk and panelists will include Jen Jenkins (Founder, Giant Artists), Kiino Villand (WSTRNCV.com), Keith Goodman (Modern Postcard), and Jeremy and Claire Weiss (Giant Artists).



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Wednesday April 20 , 7:30pm-9:30pm
Open Show LA #5

Venice Arts Gallery, 1702 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Admission: Free

Venice Arts is pleased to partner with OPEN SHOW, a free monthly event that provides photographers, filmmakers and multimedia producers the chance to present their work in high-profile spaces. Four curated presenters (from students to professionals) will have 15 minutes each to show their project and field audience questions and comments.



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Saturday April 23 , 3pm
Artist Talk: Susan Silas

CB1 Gallery, 207 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Admission: Free

In association with MOPLA, CB1 Gallery will host an artist talk by NY visual artist Susan Silas. The talk will coincide with her two gallery exhibitions, "eyes wide shut" and "A child of sixties television sings songs that got stuck in her head."



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Monday April 25 , 7pm
Richard Misrach : Artist Talk and Book Signing

Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium Downtown Los Angeles, 100 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012

Admission: Free with RSVP to: misrach@monthofphotography.com

Presented by MOPLA, Art Weekend LA and D.A.P., influential photographer, Richard Misrach, will give an artist talk and book signing at the Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium. Misrach will be signing copies of "Destroy this Memory" immediately following the talk.



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Tuesday April 26 , 7pm
Artist Talk and Book Signing: Albert Watson

Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium Downtown Los Angeles, 100 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012

Admission: Artist talk free w/RSVP to: watson@monthofphotography.com

MOPLA, Art Weekend LA and The Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council present a free artist talk with Albert Watson. Albert Watson is a Scottish photographer well known for his fashion, celebrity and art photography, and whose work is featured in galleries and museums worldwide. He has shot over 200 covers of Vogue around the world and 40 covers of Rolling Stone magazine since th...e mid-1970s. Photo District News named Watson one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time, along with Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, among others. Watson has won numerous honors, including a Lucie Award,a Grammy Award, the Hasselblad Masters Award, three ANDY Awards,and the Centenary Medal, a lifetime achievement award from the Royal Photographic Society. Following the talk, Watson will do book signings of "UFO" and "Strip Search." RSVP required at: watson@monthofphotography.com. The artist talk is free and you can pre-purchase books online here: http://moplawatson.eventbrite.com/ Purchased books will be delivered at the event.



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Friday April 29 , 11am-2:30pm
Fresh Look - Juried Portfolio Review

Pier 59 Studio, 2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: See Application Process: http://monthofphotography.com/participate/freshlook

Fresh Look - Juried Portfolio Review - A stimulating and interactive review of your photographic work. Lucie Foundation is pleased and excited to announce the third installment of Fresh Look Portfolio Review taking place during the Month of Photography Los Angeles, Friday & Saturday, April 29-30, 2011. Fresh Look pairs photographers with top photography experts in their respective fields for an in-depth conversation that provides professional feed



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Saturday April 30 , 9am-5pm
Photo Assistant Basic Training

Pier 59 Studio, 2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: (DAY ONE) APA Members Free w/rsvp director@apa-la.com, General $40; (DAY TWO) APA Members $40, General $80

The Photo Assistant Basic Training developed by Astor Morgan, and offered for years in Los Angeles, is now teaming up with Sony Artisans of Imagery and APA National for an intensive weekend of photo assistant training. Get a major head start on a career in the photo industry.



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