Friday, May 3
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 2nd 6 p.m. - Artist Talk & Book Signing
Friday, May 3rd 6 p.m. - Opening Reception with the Artist - and Print Special!
Saturday, May 4th 11 a.m. - Artist Talk & Photo Walk
Arina Dähnick lives and works in Berlin. She grew up in a creative family and was taught early on about fine art and photography. Her first professional photo exhibition was at school at the age of 17. In 1986, she made the decision not to live off of her art, but it was just a break. In 2014, she presented her portfolio on the LEICA blog, and since that time she has presented eight exhibitions and has been published in several newspapers, magazines, and on many online sites.
I am truly fascinated with modern urban life. What is the actual meaning of “modern times”? We are challenged by so much information presented at the same time, without structure, and are confronted with the artificial idea of being human. The Project “Perfect Life” follows these questions.I seek out – equipped with only one or two Leica rangefinder cameras – what I have been doing ever since I started my photographic career in the 1980s. I present my images without any kind of manipulation; the final image that you see here is precisely what my eyes encountered of the subject in reality which is exactly what I captured – “in my reality.”
Friday, July 5
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Keith's photography started at a very young age when he got his hands on a Kodak Instamatic 126, followed by a Kodak VR35 K12 automatic, and eventually a Canon AE-1. He rolled some B&W film and used a Pentax K-1000 to learn about light and exposure. Abandoned railroad tracks and his rural Iowa community provided the subject matter for lessons in light and composition.
A love for photography is perfectly matched with a passion for travel; over the last two decades Keith has had the opportunity to travel extensively both domestically and internationally. Recently he has traveled a dozen times in just five years to Cuba, leading photography instruction for Complete Cuba. Keith recently completed his first full circumnavigation of the globe as part of the Red Dot Blue Dot project and has visited nearly 40 countries, most of them multiple times.
Keith's current photography mixes components of documentary photography, street photography, low light photography, and travel photography. He states, “My goal is to create a genre of photography I call RedDotBlueDot Photography that combines key aspects of several well-known genres in order to connect people to each other and connect people to places. There are many photographs of beautiful places, perfect landscapes, and amazing exotic subjects. We have, however, entered an age where walls are more common than welcomes. The key to RedDotBlueDot Photography is capturing people, our environment, and the affect and effect of both in a way that connects us to everyday life and emphasizes the vast connectedness of our world.”
Friday, September 6
6 p.m - 9 p.m.
OPENING RECEPTION / ARTIST TALK & BOOK SIGNING: Friday, September 6th
LEICA AKADEMIE Weekend Workshop: Friday-Sunday, September 6-8, 2019
Part of the LEICA AKADEMIE / TAMARKIN CAMERA Fall Workshop Series of Events
For more than 30 years, Richard Bram has been restlessly walking the streets of his home towns and the world, quietly producing classic images. Richard is a quintessential Street Photographer, always carrying a camera. His personal work began in classic black and white style, but over time shifted to a more critical approach. In 2010 Bram made a shift to color, which he describes as “infinitely harder to do well.” A close look often shows a "significant gesture," a moment of irony, pathos or humor. For him, the best photographs ask questions, not just answer them.
Friday, November 1
6 p.m - 9 p.m.
Opening Reception, Artist Talk & Book Signing !
Friday, November 1st at 6 p.m. - all are welcome
Jérôme Brunet was born in southern France and raised in Ontario, Canada. His passion for music began at the age of four, when he started studying as a classical cellist for ten years before moving on to the guitar. He continues to play guitar to this day. Jérôme displayed an early talent in the visual arts, studying the discipline in high school before completing a formal education in photography at the prestigious E.F.E.T. School of Photography in Paris, France.
Jérôme’s award-winning photography has been published internationally in such publications as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Time, Billboard, Popular Photography, American Photo, Guitar World, Smithsonian and The New York Times. His client list includes Leica, Nikon, Fender, Gibson, John Varvatos, AEG, Warner Bros. Records and he has collaborated with the non-profit organizations Unicef, Rock for MS, T.J. Martell Foundation, John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit and the Recording Academy's MusiCares.
Jérôme is based in Los Angeles and is represented by the San Francisco Art Exchange, Analogue Gallery, Rock Paper Photo, Robert Kidd Gallery and Rockarchive.