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Shinnya
11-26-2007, 08:23 AM
Project Basho Newsletter: November '07

Inaugural Show: "Friends of Project Basho" at Project Basho Gallery
Following a successful POST event featuring works by Richard Boutwell and Kara Lafluer, our inaugural show titled "Friends of Project Basho" opened two weeks ago and will run through November 30th.

The show features the works of students, instructors, monitors, darkroom users, and others who have been actively engaged in photographic activities at Project Basho. It attempts to portray a sense of community and the diversity of talent at Project Basho as well as represent a vibrant segment of the current photographic scene in Philadelphia.

If you have not seen the show, stop by our newly renovated gallery space on Germantown Ave.

Related Links:
Project Basho Gallery (http://www.projectbasho.org/gallery/)

Over 1100 submissions for ONWARD '08
ONWARD '08, the first juried photography competition, was quite well-received both nationally and internationally. We had almost 300 photographers submitting over 1100 photographs from as far as Hong Kong and Europe.

We are working with Andrea Modica closely, and the selection process is underway. We hope to announce the names of selected photographers in the coming weeks.

The selected works will be featured in a group show "ONWARD '08" at Project Basho Gallery in January '08 as well as in our online gallery. By looking at the works submitted, this show is sure to be great with fresh and visually stimulating images. The work definitely captures an overview of what contemporary emerging photographers are working on and includes formal as well as conceptual issues and photographic media.

Related Links:
ONWARD (http://www.projectbasho.org/onward/)

In the Space: News from Project Basho
We recently started a news blog titled "In the Space: News from Project Basho" on our site. With this intermediary, we will be broadcasting news and announcements to inform you what is happening at Project Basho.

We will also be posting photography related news from other venues and individual photographers in the area and beyond. If you have news and announcements that you would like us to include, please send the message to announcement@projectbasho.org. Please note that Project Basho reserves the editorial rights for submitted news and announcements.

Related Link:
In the Space: News from Project Basho (http://news.projectbasho.org)

Spring Schedule to be Announced Soon

We are working on the Spring schedule for classes and workshops. We hope to finalize and publish it in a couple of weeks. In addition to our regular classes and workshops, we are featuring a couple new workshops with instructors from outside of Philadelphia who will be here for the first time.

If you want to inquire about a particular workshop or class, please feel free to contact us.

Related Link:
Project Basho Workshops (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/)

Upcoming Classes & Workshops
Introduction to Color Printing (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2007fall/introcolor.html): Nov 30 - Dec 14
If you are familiar with B&W printing, but have never learned how to make color prints, then this class is for you. This four week class will introduce you to the color printing and develop your sensibility to colors.

Nude: Light and Form (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2007fall/nude.html): Dec 1&2
The nude is one of the most explored motifs in the history of photography. This workshop will re-emphasize form and light in exploring nude photography.

Carbon Printing (http://www.projectbasho.org/workshops/2007fall/carbon.html): Dec. 8&9
Carbon printing is considered to be one of the most stable photographic processes ever created. Now with commercially produced tissue available, carbon printing has never been easier or more accessible. While creating your own tissue from scratch, you will learn how to control the subtlety of the tones and colors in this workshop.

Project Basho
215-238-0928
1305 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
"Re-introducing Photography to Philadelphia"