Monthly Archives: January 2012

120dB Concert Photography

I had a wonderful opportunity to put together a show with the work of some amazing concert photographers. We opened last night at Fort Useless to a packed house. Prior to opening I took some shots of the room and of each of these amazing ladies photo sets.

Jessica Amaya
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Abbey Braden
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Amanda Hatfield
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Leia Jospe
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Devyn Manibo
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Samantha Marble
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Gabi Porter
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Emily Tan
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Tear-n Tan
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Maryanne Ventrice
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Diana Wong
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Dana (distortion) Yavin
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Laura Young
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These are mine as well
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Wider shots of the space
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To see the amazing photos from the opening reception by George Flanagan click here.

Many thanks to Jeremiah McVay, all the wonderful photographers and everyone who came by or helped us promote the show.

For more info about the photographers click here.

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Invitation: 120dB Concert Photography Group Show

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Please join me at the opening reception of 120dB, a group photo show of concert photography at Fort Useless (36 Ditmars Street, Brooklyn) on January 27th from 6-10pm.

The exhibit showcases the work of thirteen female concert photographers prominently featured in Stereogum, Brooklyn Vegan, Prefix, Impose, Village Voice, NPR, House List and many other sites and publications. Participating photographers include: Jessica Amaya • Abbey Braden• Amanda Hatfield • Leia Jospe • Devyn Manibo • Samantha Marble • Gabi Porter • Emily Tan • Tear-n Tan • Maryanne Ventrice • Diana Wong • Dana (distortion) Yavin • Laura Young

Curated by: Maryanne Ventrice
Presented by: Fort Useless

About the Exhibit:
120dB. The level of sound intensity at every concert. The level of passion and
perseverance echoed back by every one of these photographers. The sheer level of artistic energy and audience engagement that resonates loud and clear in their each and every shot.
http://120dbconcertphotos.wordpress.com/

About Fort Useless
Fort Useless is dedicated to providing a hospitable space for artists, performers and supporters across all disciplines to foster a greater sense of community and creative interaction.
http://www.fortuseless.com


Photo: Porcelain Raft at MHOW

Gallery: Sideshow Goshko 3 Year Anniversary

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Leslie celebrated her 3 year anniversary show of Sideshow Goshko last night at KGB Bar. I’m so pleased to be working with her and always enjoy this show.

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ELNA BAKER (This American Life) gave us some insight on Mormonism and how she couldn’t tell her parents that she had lost her virginity (at 28).

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SARA BENINCASA (author “Agorafabulous”) regaled us with a story about her uncle and his ‘roommate’ and their jobs working in the birth control factory.

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PETER AGUERO (Moth GrandSlam Champion) touched our hearts with a story about his wife’s epilepsy and living in New York City.

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LESLIE GOSHKO (Sirius XM, WNYC, Manhattan Monologue Slam Champ) gave us a story about her mother and how hard she tried (and ultimately failed) to play the piano.

To see complete gallery click here.

Gallery: Kidrockers 1/7/12

Headed out to Philly this past Saturday for Kidrockers at World Cafe Live. Had never seen Arrah and the Ferns and really enjoyed them. Hosted, as always, by Seth Herzog and Craig Baldo.

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To see complete gallery click here.

Gallery: Luff

At the end of last year, I took some promo shots for Luff and a few shots of some sea creatures. It was a really fun day.

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Gallery of more sea creatures — click here.