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Distances

Mary Beth Meehan is a documentary photographer based in Providence, RI whose work investigates issues that define, change, and inspire communities. Her image “Ashleigh’s Bouquet” from City of Champions was selected for a Juror’s Award by guest juror Larry Fink. Meehan traveled to Tokyo last month to attend the ONWARD ‘11 Japan exhibition at the [...]

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Mary Beth Meehan

During the ONWARD ‘11 exhibition at the RING CUBE gallery in Tokyo last month, Tsuyoshi sat down with Mary Beth Meehan in Hibiya Park, where they discussed her long-term project, City of Champions, and the impact of the show in Japan.
Mary Beth was selected by Larry Fink to received the ONWARD ‘11 Juror Award for [...]

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Keliy Anderson-Staley

ONWARD ‘11 selected photographer, Keliy Anderson-Staley will be coming to Project Basho on Friday, June 24th for a presentation on her work. Keliy is a photographer, installation artist, and collodionist whose work considers issues of shared and personal identity, history, and belonging. Two prints from her wet plate collodion tintypes, “Kevin” and “Kaeley”, appeared in [...]

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Pierfrancesco Celada

ONWARD ‘11 Japan closed this past Sunday at Ricoh’s photo gallery RING CUBE in Tokyo. Tsuyoshi Ito, Project Basho’s Founder and Program Director, flew to Tokyo to attend the exhibition and had the chance to catch up with some of the photographers that were selected for the show including Pierfrancesco Celada.
Pierfrancesco is the recipient of [...]

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ONWARD ‘11 Japan

Though ONWARD ‘11 is no longer on the gallery walls at Project Basho in Philadelphia, the show continues on elsewhere! Over the course of the past few weeks we have been busy preparing to ship the entire exhibition of 70 works to Ricoh’s Ring Cube gallery in Tokyo. We are excited to say the exhibition [...]

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Seven I/Eye’s

Project Basho is honored to present a wonderful two-part event featuring a stellar line-up of visionary artists.
This Friday, celebrated photographer Linda Connor will be joined in our gallery by a distinguished group of artists including David Graham, Lonnie Graham, Emmet Gowin, Martha Madigan, Andrea Modica & Stuart Rome. Each participant will give a [...]

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ONWARD Winners

ONWARD ‘11 opened this past Saturday with a huge turnout! Over 300 people converged on our modest gallery Philadelphia to see the ONWARD ‘11 exhibition. We were glad to meet many of the selected artists at the reception with some traveling from as far as North Dakota and London for the event! Guest juror, Larry [...]

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Coming to the Opening?

We have one more day to go before ONWARD ‘11 opening reception! The reception will be held at Project Basho Gallery from 2 pm. Again our contact information and directions to our studio can be found on our website. We have been hearing from many participants that they will be traveling for the occasion. If [...]

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Social Graces

With all of the ways to view photography on the internet, it is reassuring to know that books continue to thrive as a preferred way to view the medium. Photography books also offer the perfect package when viewing a series, as they allow one to follow a narrative or story the way the photographer, editors, [...]

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Self-publishing Workshop

The rapid advances in self-publishing have made dreams of producing your own photo book a reality for many photographers over the course of the past couple of years. While self-publishing has existed for quite some time (see the reference to Ed Ruscha’s Twenty-Six Gasoline Stations in this article from the UK’s Guardian newspaper), its ubiquity [...]

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