LACP’s Fourth Annual “Street Shooting Around the World” Exhibition – 2018
Fourth Annual “Street Shooting Around the World” Exhibition – 2018 – at the Los Angeles Center of Photography
The Los Angeles Center of Photography proudly presents its Fourth Annual “Street Shooting Around the World” exhibition, a beautiful collection of photography selected by New York City street photographer Gus Powell. Out of 1,707 different images submitted for this competition, Gus Powell selected 50 images (from 39 photographers) for the exhibition at the Los Angeles Center of Photography, showing February 16 – April 6, 2018. In addition, 54 images (from 42 photographers) were selected for a virtual online gallery display on LACP’s website. This is an annual call for entry in the winter of each year.
Gus Powell (http://www.guspowell.com/) was born in New York City in 1974 and attended Oberlin College where he majored in comparative religion. In 2003 he was selected to be in PDNs 30 under 30 issue and also published his first monograph, titled The Company of Strangers (J&L Books). His work has been exhibited internationally including a solo show at The Museum of The City of New York; and group exhibitions at The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts Houston and FOAM, NL. His photographs have been published in Aperture, Harpers, Vogue, Wired, Fortune, W, and he has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine. He is a member of the collective of street photographers In-Public and faculty at the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts, NY. He is included in the books Bystander: A World History of Street Photography and Street Photography Now. Powell’s second monograph, titled The Lonely Ones (J&L Books) was celebrated as one of the best books of the year. Powell is currently at work on one project tilted Family Car Trouble and his ongoing street work series titled Miss en Scene.
TOP PRIZE WINNER (for a body of work)
$1,000 cash prize, plus invitation to show work during the STREET WEEK in LA weekend presentation on February 17, 2018, plus six photographs displayed in exhibit
SECOND PRIZE WINNER (for a single image)
$500 scholarship toward any LACP street class or travel street workshop
Selected Exhibiting Artists at LACP:
Adela Montez, Alain Schroeder, Alberto Mesirca, Ali LeRoi, Anderson House, Anil Purohit, Britta Baumann, David Clarkson, David Dennard, Donald Barnat, Eric Davidove, Gail Just, Ivan Baez, Jace Knie, James Kao, Jason Ward, Jim Newberry, Jimmy Reina, JP Terlizzi, Kobboon Chatrakrisaeree, Krzysztof Przybylski, Larry Brownstein, Mary Newcombe, Merel Schoneveld, Michael Rababy, Nancy Lehrer, Paul Kessel, Pete Morris, Piti Amraranga, Rohitha Gunetilleke, Roy DyBuncio, Safi Alia Shabaik, Sakulchai Sikitikul, Sally Ann Field, Scott Pastorius, Stella Lee, Steve Bonati, Vedran Perse and Yulia Morris.
Click HERE to view gallery
Selected Virtual Gallery Artists:
Alain Schroeder, Ali LeRoi, Anderson House, Anil Purohit, Benedict Bacon, Bonnie Blake, Brian Malloy, Britta Baumann, Connie Gardner Rosenthal, Daniel Daugherty, David Herman, David Kalb, Donald Barnat, Eric Davidove, Gail Just, Hal Robert Myers, Harry Zimmerman, Hilary White, Jace Knie, Jo Palasi, Joan Haseltine, Kobboon Chatrakrisaeree, Lisa McCord, Matthew Brian Denman, Melissa Breyer, Michael Hyatt, Michael Rababy, Nancy Lehrer, Neil Geller, Larry French, Paul Kessel, Piti Amraranga, Rudi O’Meara, Sakulchai Sikitikul, Sally Ann Field, Sean McDonnell, Steve Bonati, Thouly Dosios, Vedran Perse, Wesley Du, Willie Mack and Yulia Morris.
Click HERE to view gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, February 16, 7-10 pm, 2018
Exhibition dates: February 16 – April 6, 2018
Location: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; CLOSED Saturday and Sunday
Parking: There are plenty of nearby parking structures. The closest parking lot is located at 1637 N. Wilcox Ave. (one block north of LACP) $7-$10 flat rate. Cash only.