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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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Thursday April 01
Illuminating Devices - Sarah Rossiter and Dorsey Dunn

den Contemporary Art, Pacific Design C8687 enter Melrose Avenue, Suite B275 West Hollywood, CA 90069

Admission: FREE

Los Angeles-based artists Sarah Rossiter and Dorsey Dunn will present a large-scale installation of image and sound, transforming the gallery into an elevated, floating landscape. Presented by den Contemporary Art Los Angeles



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Thursday April 01 , 7pm - 9pm
Legends of Jazz Photography

Fahey/Klein Gallery - 148 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036

Admission: FREE

Legends of Jazz Photography - Opening Reception for Herman Leonard.



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Saturday April 03 , 7pm
Pro'jekt LA 1: Official Opening Night for MOPLA

Bergamot Station - 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE

The Lucie Foundation is excited and proud to launch the second annual Month of Photography Los Angeles. Join us for the Opening Night at Bergamot Station. Frank Pictures will host the first installment of Pro'jekt LA, MEXLA: Our Neighbor Mexico- Through the Eyes of Jeff Antebi, Livia Corona and Marc Smith.



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Saturday April 03
Xto Nude Image Awards Winners

Robert Berman Gallery - 2525 Michigan Avenue, D5 Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE

The Grand and 2nd Prize winners for photography and illustration in this international online competition will receive $2000/$1000 and be announced at the winners celebration April 3, 2010 7pm-10pm.



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Saturday April 03
GroupSC 2009 - An Intimate View of Southern California - Premiere Installation

Minarc/Gallery Skart - 2324 Michgan Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE

A mobile multi-media hub will travel throughout the month of April to various event sites.



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Saturday April 03 , 7pm - 10pm
Official Opening Night for MOPLA

Bergamot Station - 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE with RSVP to openingnight@monthofphotography.com

The Lucie Foundation is excited and proud to launch the second annual Month of Photography Los Angeles.



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Sunday April 04 , 1pm-3pm
Artist-at-Work Demonstration: Platinum Prints

The Getty Center,Museum Studios, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles

Admission: FREE, Parking $15

Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach demonstrates how to make platinum prints using authentic cameras, lenses, and procedures from the 19th century.



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Tuesday April 06 , 7pm-10pm
Pro'jekt LA 2: LA Intrigue: Sights + Scenes

Space 15 Twenty - 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028

Admission: FREE

LA Intrigue: Sights + Scenes showcases different vantage points of the great city of Los Angeles. From raving to traffic, the valley to the coast, and everything in between.



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Thursday April 08 , 6pm-9pm
PDN Emerging 30

Clark | Oshin Gallery at the Icon - 5450 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036

Admission: FREE

Photo District News magazine’s PDN’s 30, Our Choice of New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, is a look at up-and-coming photographers from around the world and is published annually in PDN's March issue.



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Friday April 09 , 6:30pm - 9:30pm
On | Pause - Photography in the Creative Work Spaces of Commercial Production Houses

S/W/A/Y Studio - 3535 Hayden Ave 4th Fl Culver City, CA 90232

Admission: FREE with RSVP to rsvp@kentcollective.com

A Night of Seduction featuring the work of Dean Karr and Mark Edward Harris' Anatomy of a Playboy Centerfold.



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Saturday April 10 , 5pm - 7pm
Pieter Hugo

Shoshana Wayne Gallery 2525 Michigan Avenue, B1 Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE

Pieter Hugo’s series Nollywood portrays archetypal characters from the third-largest film industry in the world, “Nollywood” in Nigeria.



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Saturday April 10 , 7pm - 10pm
Diversity in Development

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

Admission: FREE

Featuring the work of Franklin Londin, Willa Mamet, Jad Najjar, Mike Saijo, Gwen Samuels, Aline Smithson, Amanda Keller-Konya, and Paul Papanek. Artist talk on April 17th, time TBA.



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Saturday April 10 , 7pm - 10pm
NELA Artwalk - Second Saturday Gallery Night



Admission:

Monthly Gallery Walk in Northeast Los Angeles, featuring 23 galleries and spaces!



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Sunday April 11 , 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Photography in 3-D: Capturing the Built Environment

The Getty Center, Museum Lecture Hall, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles

Admission: $15, Tickets required. Please call (310) 440-7300.

International stereophotographer Jack Laxer presents 3-D images of Modernist architecture from the 1950s and 1960s and beyond while sharing his innovative strategies and self-designed equipment.



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Tuesday April 13 , 7pm-10pm
Pro'jekt LA 3: Dear Diary - Six LA Photographers.

Space 15 Twenty - 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028

Admission: FREE

Dear Diary: Six LA photographers, one week and an intimate view into daily life, surroundings and what little moments are made still.



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Thursday April 15 , 7pm - 10pm
Robert Buelteman - The Evolutionary Image

A&I Photographic - 933 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038

Admission: Free with RSVP to events@aandi.com

Distinguished photographer Robert Buelteman will be giving a lecture titled "The Evolutionary Image" on his technique of "cameraless photography".



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Friday April 16
Deep in Photography: A Weekend of Critique and Inspiration

Venice Beach

Admission: $695; Limit to 16 students

Join world-renowned photographer Mary Ellen Mark for a weekend of photographic discussion, portfolio review and inspiration.



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Friday April 16 , 8pm - 11pm
i Spy With My Plastic Eye

5th And Sunset Studios - 12322 Exposition Blvd West Los Angeles, CA  90064

Admission: FREE

i Spy With My Plastic Eye, is a group exhibition visualized by photographer, Astor Morgan.



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Saturday April 17
Miracle Mile Art Walk and Artist Talks



Admission: FREE

Four times per year, The Miracle Mile Art Walk features over 40 galleries in the Miracle Mile Arts Dirtrict, one of Los Angeles' most well-known centers of art and culture!!!



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Saturday April 17 , 10am - 4pm
SnapShop!

Santa Monica City College

Admission: Open to pre-registered high school students only.

SnapShop! aims to cultivate the photographic minds of the future and for youth to acquire skills that might not be available to them at their home schools and communities.



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Tuesday April 20 , 7pm - 10pm
(Rescheduled) Pro'jekt LA 4: Ad-Nauseam: Un-Commercializing the Commercial

space 15 Twenty - 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028

Admission: FREE

Pro'jekt LA 4: Ad-Nauseam: Un-Commercializing the Commercial. Featuring the work of Comrade, Eva Kolenko, Hugh Kretschmer, Adam Levey, Steven Lippman, Anthony Redpath, Zachary Scott, Morgan Silk and Jamey Stillings.



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Wednesday April 21 , 7pm
Pictures on Pico

Bloom Cafe - 5544 Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019

Admission:

From La Brea to Fairfax, portraits of business owners, friends and familiar faces on Pico Blvd.



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Thursday April 22
MOPLA and Annenberg Space for Photography present WATER - A Slideshow Event.

Annenberg Space for Photography - 2000 Ave of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067-4700

Admission: FREE

The Annenberg Space for Photography is presently hosting an exhibition Titled: Water, Our Thirsty World in conjunction with the National Geographic Magazine special April 2010 issue on global fresh water.



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Thursday April 22 , 1:30pm
Curator's Gallery Talk

The Getty Center, Museum Galleries, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles

Admission: FREE, Parking $15

Virginia Heckert, associate curator of Photographs, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition Urban Panoramas: Opie, Liao, Kim. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.



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Friday April 23 , 6pm - 9pm
Fresh Fairs V.I.P. Opening Party

Pier 59 Studios - 2415 Michigan Avenue (off Cloverfield Boulevard) Santa Monica, Ca 90404

Admission: By Invitation Only. For more information contact egomez@luciefoundation.org

Presented by the Lucie Foundation, Fresh Fairs is the newest addition to the world of photography. In concert with Foundation’s other programs, Fresh Fairs is committed to the presentation, promotion, and nurturing of the medium of photography and its makers.



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Friday April 23 , 11am - 3pm
Fresh Look

Pier 59 Studios - 2415 Michigan Avenue (off Cloverfield Boulevard) Santa Monica, Ca 90404

Admission: By Invitation Only. Contact scho@luciefoundation.org for more information.

Fresh Look is the Lucie Foundation’s very own portfolio review that brings together photographic talent with influential industry-insiders.



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Friday April 23 , 7pm - 9pm
GroupSC 2009

MINARC/Gallery Skart - 2324 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica

Admission: FREE

GROUPSC 2009, a consortium of fifty regional documentary artist-photographers, directed by Helen K. Garber, will again showcase An Intimate View of Southern California in conjunction with MOPLA, the Month of Photography, Los Angeles.



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Saturday April 24 , 11am - 7pm
Fresh Take

Pier 59 Studios - 2415 Michigan Avenue (off Cloverfield Boulevard) Santa Monica, Ca 90404

Admission: FREE

Fresh Take showcases the personal and meaningful work of photographers, most of whom are without gallery representation or for whom representation is of a mostly commercial context.



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Saturday April 24 , 5pm - 9pm
Driving Desire

Fabrik Projects - 912 E. 3rd Street, Studio 204 Los Angeles, CA 90013

Admission: FREE

Cocktail Reception. In Los Angeles, driving is a daily prayer, a morning renewal.



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Sunday April 25 , 3:30pm - 9pm
WOMEN’S WORK - An evening of food and art celebrating women’s lives

Kopeikin Gallery - 8810 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, California 90069

Admission: $10/$25 Donation. Tickets can be found at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/104898

Women’s Work is not your typical gallery event. Not only will there be amazing art by talented emerging artists, but preceding the slideshow will be a potluck dinner and open bar allowing participants to mingle and network, and promote discourse on women’s lives around the globe.



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Monday April 26 , 6pm - 9pm
On | Pause - Photography in the Creative Work Spaces of Commcercial Production Houses

Prettybird - 1823 Colorado Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE with RSVP to rsvp@kentcollective.com

Prettybird Photographers Retrospective of Photography.



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Thursday April 29 , 7pm - 10pm
MOPLA Group Show LA

Smashbox Studios - 8549 Higuera St Culver City, CA 90232

Admission: FREE with RSVP to groupshow@monthofphotography.com

MOPLA Group Show. Featuring the selected photographers of Los Angeles. Co-curated by Hossein Farmani of the Lucie Foundation and Dee DeLara of Smashbox Studios.



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Friday April 30 , 7pm - 10pm
Official MOPLA Closing Event: FOCUS on AIDS 13 Preview

Writers Bootcamp Bergamot Station - 2525 Michigan Ave, Building I Santa Monica, CA 90404

Admission: FREE

The Official Closing Event of Month of Photography Los Angeles. Focus on AIDS' best and boldest collection of photographs ever debuts on this night. Meet the photographers, preview their work, and join us in celebrating 23 years of fighting AIDS on the auction block. The Artists' Preview Party is open to all.



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