Entries by The Editor

2017 International Photobook Award Winners Announced…

Photo Independent Announces Winners of The 2017 International Photobook Awards Ellen Korth, Claire Felicie, Frank Hamrick, Manca Juvan, Stanislav Briza and Susan Burnstine Were Awarded ‘Best Photobooks’. Los Angeles, Calif. (April 3, 2017) – Photo Independent announces the winners of the 2017 International Photobook Awards. The competition received photobooks from 16 countries. The winning photobooks […]

Artist Talks and Book Signings

All programs and events are free with admission to the fair, but require a reservation. Please click HERE to RSVP. All artist talks and conversations will take place in the Charlie Chaplin theater. Tours will meet at the entrance to fair.  You may RSVP the day of the event.  Friday, April 29, 2016 6:00-7:00pm Curatorial Photobook Walkthrough […]

Luther Gerlach: A Demonstration of Collodion Ambrotype Processing and Printing.

I will be producing wet plate collodion ambrotypes on 22×30” pieces of stained glass. This process dates from the early 1850’s. I built the camera being used to produce these images. I will demonstrate using a variety of historical lenses from my personal collection. My traveling darkroom is a repurposed 25-passenger airport shuttlebus. Each demonstration […]

Photo Independent After Hours Party

Sexy Exhibition Presented by Artists Corner Gallery Saturday, April 30, 2016 Hours – 7-10p.m RSVP: afterhours@artistscorner.us SEXY is Voluptuous, Trending, Elegant and Perverse. SEXY is Hot. Hedonic. Nasty and Nice. SEXY is Very sex positive. And while the Getty breaks down barriers with Robert Mapplethorpe’s Sexy exhibition, we want to break down some barriers, too. — Phil Tarley […]

Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, 2016 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Cost: Early Bird – Before April 1: $350; After April 1: $395 Location: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave. Hollywood, California Tickets: Can be purchased through Eventbrite. This two-day workshop focuses on exploring and realizing individual narratives through the power of the still image. Using metaphor, symbolism and […]

Photo Independent and Magnum Photos Present Los Angeles Workshops with Constantine Manos, Bruce Gilden and Moises Saman

Photo Independent is proud to announce a partnership with Magnum Photos. For nearly seventy years, Magnum’s international photographers have chronicled the world; interpreting its environment, people and events and helping to shape documentary photography as a modern form of artistic expression. Photo Independent is championing a new generation of photographers creating pathways; helping to forge […]

Celebrating a Successful Inaugural Edition

From April 25-27, the Los Angeles art community celebrated the inaugural debut of Photo Independent with great enthusiasm and support. Garnering notable attention, the highly successful art fair boasted a non-traditional approach, exhibiting the works of both represented and non-gallery represented photographers from around the globe. Amidst the backdrop of one of Hollywood’s most historical studio […]

2014 Exhibitor List Announced

With over 70 exhibitors from around the globe, we are excited to announce the following exhibiting photographers for the 2014 Photo Independent Art Fair: We also welcome honorary guest, artist and musician, Andy Summers from the globally recognized band, The Police, presenting a special exhibition titled “Mysterious Barricades.” Summers has also been named the Guest […]

Doug Menuez Takes Us Inside the “Digital Revolution”

In the last decades of the 20th century, Doug Menuez, a renowned American photographer, documented Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Bill Gates and other leading innovators of the digital revolution as they invented new technology that reshaped our world. His photographs reveal an idealistic tribe whose efforts sparked an explosion of innovation creating millions of jobs […]

Exhibitor: Philipp Scholz Rittermann

With just under three weeks before the opening of Photo Independent, we are excited to announce a diverse line-up of some of today’s most innovative photographers. Our expert Selection Committee has been hard at work sorting through the numerous submissions and thoughtfully selecting this year’s exhibitors. Recently, photographer Philipp Scholz Rittermann was selected to exhibit […]