Thursday, December 1, 2011

Nate Wilson (MFA '10) and Micah Danges (UPenn Photo Technician) in show at Bunker Hull opening 12/3

Micah Danges (Photography Technician @ UPenn), Nate Wilson (MFA '10), HMS Dooley Hayes, Dan Murphy and Marc Zazack will exhibit work in a show "Simulacra & Simulation" at Bunker Hull 2021 Memphis St in Philadelphia opening this Saturday on 12/3 from 7-10pm.

Undergrad Thesis Preview Exhibition opening tonight 12/1 in Addams Gallery

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Preview Exhibition
December 1 – 8, 2011
The Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery

Alex Remnick, Allison Zuckerman, Weiren Liu, Connie Ko, Amanda Murphy, Rebecca Bailey, Alexander Hovnanian, Jillian Blackwell, Tenaya Anue, Lynda Brody, Elise Wrabetz, Sarah Shults, Quintin Marcus, Sayra Lopez, Jesse Rappaport, Alexandria Goree, Claire Niebergall

University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Undergraduate Program in Fine Arts
200 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Alec Soth "Somewhere to disappear" screening at PPAC tonight

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is pleased to host a film screening of Somewhere to Disappear, a film by Laure Flammarion and Arnaud Uyttenhove starring American photographer Alec Soth.Somewhere to Disappear is a film about the desire to run away.

For his most recent project Broken Manual, Soth investigates the places in which people retreat to escape civilization. Soth photographs monks, survivalists, hermits and runaways, but this isn't a conventional documentary project on life "off the grid." Why do people run and hide? The young European filmmakers followed Soth over the course of two years for answers. The film is about men, America, Alec Soth and the dream to disappear.

Alec Soth (b. 1969) is a photographer born and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney and São Paulo Biennials. In 2008, a large survey exhibition of Soth's work was exhibited at Jeu de Paume in Paris and Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. In 2010, the Walker Art produced a large survey exhibition of Soth's work entitled From Here To There. Alec Soth's first monograph, Sleeping by the Mississippi, was published by Steidl in 2004 to critical acclaim. Since then Soth has publishedNIAGARA (2006), Fashion Magazine (2007) Dog Days, Bogotá (2007) The Last Days of W (2008) andBroken Manual (2010). In 2008, Soth started his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom. Soth is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, and is a member of Magnum Photos.

Screening at 7:30 PM tonight (12/1) at the Philadelphia Photo Art Center, $5 admission