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Feature Shoot Recommends: Top 10 Photo Events and Happenings in New York (Mar. 2-8)

Jiehao-Su

© Jiehao Su

EXHIBITION: Developed: Three Emerging Photographers, United Photo Industries, 111 Front Street, Suite 204 Dumbo Brooklyn, March 5 – 26, 2015
The winners of the inaugural Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, Jiehao Su, Sebastian Collett, and Ayumi Tanaka, will exhibit ten pieces each from their winning series. Where Grand Prize winner Jiehao Su’s Borderland deals with themes of isolation and belonging in a rapidly urbanizing China, Ayumi Tanaka works in collage to revisit her childhood, and Sebastian Collett creates portraits of his hometown, to which he returned for his 20th year high school reunion.

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Naksan #8018 2010 © Boomoon

EXHIBITION: Boomoon: Naksan, Flowers Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, March 5 – April 4, 2015
South Korean photographer Boomoon presents a series of meditative and evocative landscapes, each of which is absent of humans but pulsating with the elusive energies of existence and the natural world.

EXHIBITION: Because Tomorrow Needs Her, Schimmel Theatre at Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, March 4, 2015 6:00 – 10:00 PM
In conjunction with an exhibition featuring photojournalists working around the world to document the issues facing international women’s health today, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will visit Pace University for a discussion on the work they do, the women they’ve met, and the things that need to be done.

Atul-Bhalla

Atul Bhalla, Inundation VI (Occupy), 2014, Courtesy Atul Bhalla and sepiaEYE

EXHIBITION: Atul Bhalla: You always step into the same river, sepiaEYE, ?547 West 27th Street, #608, March 6 – May 2, 2015
Atul Bhalla presents a new collection of photographs and video that examines that role of water within the fabric of our geographical, emotional, and political lives. Exhibition highlights include new work from the series Deliverance, Adrift, and Inundation, each of which probes environmental and cultural concerns surrounding bodies of water.

EVENT: The Armory Show, Piers 92 & 94, March 5 – 8, 2015
Now in its 16th year, this preeminent art fair features groundbreaking work from the 1900s and 2000s. International leading galleries will join together for a weekend of unmissable programing and exhibitions.

Teresa-LoJacono

Vultur Gryphus, 2011 © Teresa LoJacono

EXHIBITION: The Three Traumas, Baxter St, Camera Club of NY, 126 Baxter Street, March 5 – 30, 2015
Jorge Alberto Perez curates this group show of photographs that touch on the three traumas developed by Freud and expanded upon by Derrida: the cosmological trauma, the biological trauma, and the the psychological trauma. Photographer R. Hardwick Weston tackles the first with his mandala-inspired images, where Anne Berry examines the second through her poignant documentation of primates in captivity, and Teresa LoJacono concludes with her quiet and potent mediation on the self.

Alfredo Jaar_Shadows

Alfredo Jaar, Shadows, 2014
Original photographs by Koen Wessing (1942-2011): Estelí, Nicaragua, September 1978
The collection and copyright of Koen Wessing is administered by the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Image copyright of the Artist, Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York

EXHIBITION: Alfredo Jaar: Shadows, Galerie Lelong, 528 W 26th Street,, February 14 – March 28, 2015
Taking a photograph by Koen Wessing, shot during the 1978 insurrection in Nicaragua, as the his inspiration, artist Alfredo Jaar constructs a visual narrative using light, shadow, and silhouetted figures. Here, he examines themes of personal grief, loss, and the abuse of political power.

EXHIBITION: 100 Portraits: Women Artists, Salena Gallery, LIU Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza, March 3 – 27, 2015
For 100 Portraits: Women Artists, photographer Barbara Yoshida created one hundred portraits of her contemporaries, paying tribute to women working in fields as diverse as Second Wave feminist art and Native American and African traditional arts.

Tillmans

Book for Architects installed as part of the 14th International Architecture Biennale: Elements of Architecture at the Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, 2014, Book for Architects, 2014, Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York, Maureen Paley, London, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin

EXHIBITION: Wolfgang Tillmans: Book for Architects, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, January 26–July 5, 2015
Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans presents his recent installation Book for Architects, for which he shot dozens of buildings throughout the globe. Here, more that 450 frames are shown in a video installation projected onto two walls that stand at right-angles to one another.

ASSAF-EVRON

Visual Pyramid after Alberti, 2013-2014 by Assaf Evron

EXHIBITION: Assaf Evron: the sea was smooth, perfectly mirroring the sky, Andrea Meislin, 534 West 24th Street, March 4 – April 25, 2015
Artist Assaf Evron showcases a body of work consisting both of photographs and sculpture, using the various media to interrogate the role of perception and its affects on society. Included in this exhibition is Evron’s Visual Pyramid After Alberti, a collection of infrared photographs that takes the work of Leon Batista Alberti as a point of departure in an examination of aesthetics.

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