|Louie Palu : The Fighting Season
Opening Reception & Artist Talk: open pre-FotoweekDC, November 2nd, 6-8pm
Exhibit Dates: November 2 – December 16
An in-depth retrospective of the conflict in Southern Afghanistan photographed over five years. When prompted on the impetus for his travels to Afghanistan Palu answered, “When I started covering the war in 2006 it had become a forgotten conflict, many people today still don’t know where Kandahar is, let alone that it is in Afghanistan.” Excerpts of video and Louie’s diaries made on the front lines will also be featured in the gallery.
Lisa McCarty: Some Account of Lacock Abbey
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Saturday, November 5th, from 2-5pm
Exhibit Dates: Open Now! October 15 – December 16
Lisa McCarty exhibits photographs taken at Lacock Abbey, the home of William Henry Fox Talbot. Both site and subject of the first photographic negative, the Abbey is hallowed ground in the history of photography and became a point of pilgrimage for McCarty.
Opening Reception: November 2nd, 5-7pm
Photographers: Mark Doxey, Paddy Kelly and Jane Butler
ARCH Artists in Residency Program is hosting three Northern Irish photographers as part of an on-going cultural exchange between with Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast Exposed. As part of their two month stay, the three selected artists for this program; Mark Doxey, Jane Butler and Paddy Kelley have integrated themselves into the Anacostia community, culminating in a group exhibition at Blank Space SE. (ARCH’s residency program is funded, in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.)
Historic Anacostia also has a new public art installation that is on display for the next year. Vivid Solutions DC Print Lab printed twenty photo panels that are part of the Ward 8 Business Distrcit Beautification Project and installed on Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE. The photo panels are sponsored by DC Department of Housing and Community Development and Four Points LLC.
Artists involved with this project are: Marlon Norman, Renee Woodward, Melani Douglass, Luis Peralta, Tendani Mpulubusi El, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Jonathan French, Bruce McNeil, Deborah Terry, David Garber, Ozy Mandais, Nikki Tomeko Peele, Ashley Boyd, Andrea Hope, Shannon Holloway and Amber Robles-Gordon.