Opening, March 29, 2008 at the Paul Kuhn Gallery in Calgary, Alberta-Canada, Aurora Select photographer Todd Korol’s “Cities: The Carbon Prints.” The show is a look at how Art and Architecture help develop a soul of the city. “Cities; The Carbon Prints” is a culmination of over 2 years of work. Says Todd, “I am interested in how a city feels, not how a city looks.” Todd focused on simple forms and light using an engineered lens on traditional camera body and black and white film. With photographs from New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C, the show run until April 19, 2008.
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New York, Feb 28th, 2008. Aurora Select hosted the opening party and exhibition launch of Battlespace: Unrealities of War. Some of the best known conflict photographers donated an impressive collection of powerful and evocative images from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With over two hundred photographers and editors in attendance, the evening was a true testament to the industry’s commitment in documenting international conflict.
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Aurora Select photographer Katja Heinemann’s documentary photography exhibition “On Borrowed Time: Growing Up with HIV/AIDS in the United States” opened at Columbia University’s School of Social Work as part of the Open Society’s Moving Walls traveling exhibits, and will be on display through the summer of 2008.The exhibition explores the impact HIV/AIDS has on young people. For more information about the exhibition, please visit www.movingwalls.org
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The Belmont Gallery of Art, www.belmontgallery.org, in Massachusetts will be featuring Aurora contributor Paula Lerner’s multi-media presentation, Afghan Stories: Giving Women a Voice, January 15, 2008. A reception starts at 7pm with the presentation at 7:30pm. The presentation comes from Lerner’s work as a photojournalist, “In the 23 years I have been a working photographer, women’s issues have been a recurring theme in both my professional assignments and personal projects. When I had the opportunity to document the lives of women in Afghanistan, my interest was especially piqued. Knowing Afghan women have faced some of the harshest circumstances of women anywhere in the world, I knew their stories would be some of the most compelling.” The presentation shows from December 14, 2007 until February 5, 2008.
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