The Month of Photography – Los Angeles is in full swing and there are a ton of cool events and openings coming up. These are a few that caught my eye. Especially the LA Times Pop-Up Gallery happening tonight. Check out the full list of events for more info on what’s happening for the second half of the month.
April 14th, 2011
Los Angeles Times Photo: Pop-Up Gallery at Downtown Art Walk
Where: Los Angeles Times, 145 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
In association with MOPLA, Los Angeles Times Photo and Video is presenting a special, one-night-only pop-up gallery during Downtown Art Walk from 6pm-10pm. The exhibit will celebrate the power and explore the craft of visual storytelling through a curated collection of recent work from Times photojournalists. The multimedia-savvy crew will also give a nod to its history with a chronological array of images, spanning from the present back through the decades. Join Los Angeles Times’ award-winning staff for this ephemeral event and block party, outside The Times iconic building on the corner of 2nd & Spring. Sounds by Big Sonic Heaven’s Darren Revell. Refreshments by 213 Nightlife.
Pints and Pixels: The Cell Phone Edition
Where: Julia Dean, 755 Seward St, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Cost: General $10, Students $5
ASMP Los Angeles and MOPLA present the second annual projection event Pints and Pixels: The Cell Phone Edition. The event showcases projections of cell phone images from competition finalists. A book printed by A&I with the featured photographs will be sold as well and the proceeds will be donated to SnapShop — a photography workshop series for at-risk high school students.
April 15th, 2011
Opening Reception: LMGA’s “Downtown: Incomplete LA”
Where: Terrell Moore Gallery, 1221 S. Hope, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Focusing on the “incomplete,” amorphous and ever-evolving identity of downtown Los Angeles, Downtown: Incomplete LA is the result of an exclusive, juried fine art photography competition open only to members of The Location Managers Guild of America. In keeping with the show’s Downtown theme, all photographs were taken within the geographical boundaries inclusive of Chinatown to the North, L.A. River to the East, 10 Fwy to the South and the 110 Fwy to the West.
Exhibit: April 16 -April 30
Opening Reception: 10 Prophecies of the Analogue Future
Where: Lomography Gallery Store LA, 7998 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
When: April 15, 2011, 6pm-10pm
Cost: Free with RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wake up. Turn on your computer. Check your inbox, the news, your calendar, Facebook. Sync your phone. ‘Bleep’, your morning coffee is ready. Start your car with the touch of a button. Swipe in at the office. Turn on your computer. Check your inbox, the news, your calendar, Facebook. Open an e-card from your best friend wishing you a ‘Happy Birthday’. Rub your aching eyes and wonder why you communicate all day without really talking to anybody. Join us as we unveil the 10 best incarnations of the 10 Prophecies of the Analogue Future as seen by our very own community in Los Angeles. Real photos, made by real people, with real names, hanging on real walls.
Exhibition: April 16 – May 31
Opening Reception: L.A.te – Los Angeles After Dark
Where: Edgar Varela Fine Arts, 727 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90014
Presented by MOPLA and Edgar Varela Fine Arts, L.A.te – Los Angeles Afer Dark will feature photographs from J. Wesley Brown, Amanda Friedman, Zack Herrera, Ryan Schude, RJ Shaughnessy, and Tim Simmons.
Exhibition: April 16 – April 24