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DPI Alumni Update

September was another busy month for DPI alumni. Below are photos and links featuring the great recent work:

Jessica Ingram has an ongoing solo exhibition; “A Civil Rights Memorial is a collection of 30 photographs, taken by Jessica Ingram, of marked and unmarked locations that hold historical significance for the Civil Rights movement.” Showing through Monday September 8th at the National Civil Rights Museum. Details

Alice Proujansky is featured on Slate in the article “What Giving Birth Looks Like Around the World.” Details

Hank Willis Thomas has a publicly installed art project “Bench Marks,”  presented by Monique Meloche Gallery. Details

Rian Dundon has the first edition of a new book series, “Out Here, Vol. 1” in print as well as reprints of older works. Details

Alex Arbuckle  along with DPI professor Mark Bussell have been featured on the Lens Blog documenting Little Italy then and now through the eyes of local photographer Dom Quartuccio and local residents as well . Details once and twice.

Jen Kinney has a solo exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies is part of the twenty-first Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Jen’s project “City Under One Roof” documents city of Whittier, Alaska and its mythical nature which she describes as “harsh but rewarding, distant, lawless, primal, pristine…unglorified and unique.  Details

Kieran Kesner has one of his photos featured at Time Lightbox as part of a detailed roundup on how photographers are currently covering the ebola Crisis in West Africa. Details


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Book Project by DPI Alums Bonnie Briant and Collin LaFleche


For the past several months, Bonnie Briant and Collin LaFleche have been working with the photographer Bob Walden to put together a book of his photography, culled from his career as a legal photographer in the New York City area for over 20 years. They have a KickStarter campaign to help raise the funds needed to produce this book.

The project was also recently picked up by Dazed Digital.

KickStarter projects are only funded if the goal is achieved. Without the support from this campaign, the book will simply be impossible for us to realize. We’re aiming high because we want to print this book beautifully, in a large edition, so that it’s available to a wide audience. We hope to have your support — any amount you can pledge is so appreciated.

There are a range of rewards in return for pledges at various levels—including postcards, books, limited-edition prints, and even pizza with Bob himself. There’s something for everyone!

Getting the word out to as many people as possible will be crucial in the success of this campaign and the project.


Many thanks from Collin and Bonnie

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Now on Sale: ‘One Cat, Three Lives’ by DPI Alum Hiro Ito


‘One Cat, Three Lives,’ a photo book by DPI Alum Hiroyuki Ito is on sale at Blurb. We posted about Hiro’s touching Lens Blog piece and now you can own a piece of this memory. And at $10.75 it’s a deal if ever there was one.


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‘Unbinding the Book’ with DPI’s Yolanda Cuomo

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Yo Cuomo is giving a talk about book design on April 21.
The event is from 6-9.
Yo’s talk is scheduled for 6:30.

Hope you can make it! See details below.

Glass Houses
545 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Check out Blurb:Imprimatur for all the details and more talks.

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Book Launch: ‘Dance of the Weave’ by DPI Alum Briana Blasko


DPI alum Briana Blasko (’99) has been living in India for the past 5 years and has now produced a book entitled Dance of the Weave, a Dialogue between Traditional Textiles and Dance in India, published by Penguin India. Blasko’s book documents the forms and aesthetics of classical, folk and tribal dances from across India.

She … visited weaving villages, documenting the dancers’ costumes and textiles, and how a dancer inhabits textiles and plays with fabric through movement. By highlighting the drapes that are used in dance, Briana shows us how even a single piece of cloth that is used is still relevant in India. Her photographs celebrate textiles as well as the aesthetic of those who wear them. (http://www.penguinbooksindia.com)

Blasko’s work on this project has also been featured on the blog TimeOut Delhi via Two Brown Girls .


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