Look3 finished off on Saturday with a cluster of events that brought this year’s happenings to a close with festive celebrations. These proved to be further proof of the family vibe of the gathering, and an evocation of this year’s theme of “home”. Following Saturday’s excellent Masters Talk and the unforgettable Nan Goldin/Sally Mann interview-cum-voyeuristic-kaffeeklatsch, [...]
Benjamin Myers was on hand to document the final day’s events at Look3. Take a look at his shots from the Master’s talks, exhibits, and book signings that rounded out the festival. All photography by Benjamin J Myers
Photographer Benjamin J Myers was on hand to document the thrilling conversation between Nan Goldin and Sally Mann, held during Saturday’s Insight Conversation at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville. Be sure to check out Miki’s liveblog post for full coverage of this amazing encounter between two legends. All photographs by Benjamin J Myers
LaToya Ruby Frazier: Notion of Family LaToya Ruby Frazier’s complex work recounts the social injustice in her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a community pushed to despair after the closing of the steel mills and other vital infrastructure. The socio-political instability that has destroyed the African-American community in Braddock as what she describes “contemporary day redlining”. [...]
BD, a producer of medical devices used globally to combat urgent healthcare issues, hosted a breakfast chat with MaryAnne Golon and winners of the Global Health Photography Competition—including Corbis’ own Carlos Cazalis. The discussion advised photographers on exposing their photojournalism to the media through soft and tough approaches. BD encouraged photographers to pursue stories that [...]
Day 2 Snapshots of the LOOK3 Festival in Charlottesville, VA. Photography courtesy of Benjamin J Myers.
Day 2 Snapshots of the LOOK3 Festival in Charlottesville, VA. Photography courtesy of Brendan Hoffman/Prime.
A crowd of photo fans enjoyed a nearly two-hour feast of visual projections in the Charlottesville Pavilion last night. The bowl-like amphitheater is tucked right into downtown Charlottesville, and the event was open to the public—attracting an audience of several thousand Look3-ers, locals, and tourists. Photograph courtesy of Benjamin J Myers The giant screen and [...]
In addition to the scheduled lineup of featured events and speakers, the rich web of artists and friends connected to Look3 host a number of Community Events throughout the weekend. These exhibits, events, and parties add more chances for Look3 attendees to see great photography and catch-up with friends old and new. Our group has [...]
This morning’s Masters Talks with Christopher Anderson, Ashley Gilbertson, Mary Ellen Mark and Martin Bill was wild ride of emotions. It began with Christopher detailing his poignant coverage of Afghanistan, Lebanon, Haiti, and Bolivia, among other places. At a time in his career when he began to lose interest in the act of making photography, [...]