PHOTO INDEPENDENT Returns to Raleigh Studios April 29-May 1, 2016


Groundbreaking Artist-Only Art Fair returns to Raleigh Studios

 Opening on Friday April 29th with a reception.

General show hours are Saturday, April 30th from 11am-7pm and on Sunday, May 1st from 11am-6pm Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038.  Onsite parking is available.  

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Los Angeles, CA., April 15, 2016) – PHOTO INDEPENDENT is the place to be for photography lovers April 29th – May 1st at Raleigh Studios.  A complete collector experience for fine art photo enthusiasts, PHOTO INDEPENDENT returns with PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT to provide a comprehensive look at the photography landscape including the best independent fine art photographers that are not represented by galleries.  PHOTO INDEPENDENT will present more than 100 photographers and 50 fine art photography publishers will participate in PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT. The shows will also present a special Mobile Photography exhibition and specialized programs including panel discussions and workshops.  (image right:  Franz Szony, Taxidermy)
“We are so excited about our upcoming show,” states Chris Davies, President of Fabrik Media and Founder of PHOTO INDEPENDENT. “We are to thrilled to provide a forum for collectors to connect directly with a curated selection of artists.”
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Now in its third year, PHOTO INDEPENDENT is a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contact between fine art photographers and collectors.  The show is juried to present the best works from the world’s most exciting talent.  The 2016 Selection Committee is comprised of: Susan Baraz, Curator;  Co-Chair, Lucie Awards; Head of Judging, International Photography Awards (IPA); Graham Howe, Curator & Photo-Historian;  Sarah Lee, Curator, Maurice Ortega, Director of Exhibitions, Curatorial Assistance;  Eve Schillo, Curatorial Assistant in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); and Debra Weiss, Curator & Creative Consultant.  (image above:  Michael Hitoshi, Broadway).

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2016 show highlights include works by:  Melvin Sokolsky, Matt Light, Alec Byrne, Magnum Workshops with Constantine Manos and Bruce Gilden, and honorary guest Jim McHugh.

Produced by Fabrik Media, an LA-based multifaceted publishing and marketing agency, PHOTO INDEPENDENT’s goal — to connect professional and emerging photographic artists with larger global audiences — is in line with the company’s overarching mission to support and provide a regional and international network for artists.

About Fabrik Media

Fabrik Media is a Los Angeles-based multifaceted publishing and marketing agency that supports artists and the arts. The Fabrik media platform connects and profiles influential and visionary innovators, features contemporary artists, distinctive galleries, trendsetting designers, discerning architects, and showcases emerging artists. With its Los Angeles-centric magazine, Fabrik covers art and design in a manner as distinctive as it is thorough. A quarterly journal of lively coverage and commentary on art and design in America’s new cultural capital, Fabrik also provides extensive directories that list all the best local outlets for new forms, ideas, and expressions in diverse media and disciplines.

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