Agenda, 1: Discussing "Everyday Everywhere" at Big Talk
Set aside the afternoon of November 5 for the annual AI-AP Big Talk symposium at the SVA Theater in New York City, which marks the official launch of the American Photography 30 and American Illustration 33 annuals. Also on the agenda is a panel discussion about @Everyday Everywhere, the photo movement that is upending how the world sees itself. On the panel: Everyday Africa founder Austin Merrill; John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and photo history; photo business and creative strategist Stephen Mayes; Michael Shaw, founder and editor of the BagNews Notes blog, and New Yorker DOP Whitney Johnson. We’ll also be revealing the winners of the International Motion Art Awards and the Latin American Ilustración 3 competitions.
Agenda, 1: Moving Into Motion at AI-AP's Big Talk Symposium
Set aside the afternoon of November 5 for the annual AI-AP Big Talk symposium at the SVA Theater in New York City, where winning videos from the International Motion Art Awards 3 competition will be screened. Also on the agenda this year is a panel discussion featuring artists who have migrated to filmmaking from other mediums: photographer Stephen Mallon, a pioneer of time-lapse video who specializes in documenting the infrastructure of New York City, and illustrator Richard Borge, whose charming animated shorts often depict crazy Rube Goldberg-type mechanisms. We’ll also be introducing the American Photography 30 and American Illustration 33 annuals and celebrating the winners of the Latin American Fotografía 3 and Latin American Ilustración 3 competitions. See you there!
DART preView: PDN PhotoPlus Expo
New York becomes Photo City next week as the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference & Expo takes over the Javits Convention Center and the Lucie Awards arrive at Carnegie Hall. And next Tuesday's DART Board will be a special all-photo round-up of openings and events. PhotoPlus Expo brings a staggering menu of exhibitions, demonstrations, seminars, master classes, and workshops to inspire photographers at every level of the game. All aspects of the business are cove...
Latin American Ilustracion: Elena Wen
Elena Wen was born in Taiwan and was two years old when her parents moved to Costa Rica, where she grew up. At 19, she moved to New York City to study illustration at the School of Visual Arts and then worked for several years in the motion graphics industry. Two years ago, she moved back to Costa Rica with her boyfriend, Luis Imbach, whose experimental novel, titled "Hamburguesa," she began to illustrate. Her playful work was named one of the winners of the Latin American Ilustracion 2 competition.