All across Australia, bushfires are burning at an unprecedented scale. On January 14, the Australian government announced that the fires have devastated estimated 46 million acres (72,000 square miles), killing…
Laurence Watts, a photographic artist currently based in Melbourne, Australia, has organized the Bushfire Photo Appeal, an online sale of photographing prints to raise money for the Country Fire Authority’s Bushfire Disaster Appeal, which goes directly to the regional organizations fighting the blazes, and the Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities, coordinated by Yorta Yorta activist Neil Morris, which provides culturally sensitive support to First Nations peoples impacted by the fires.
Now Los Angeles has its own Month of Photography, which runs through April, just as the weather gets really nice there. The L.A. festival is being produced by the same people who bring us the Lucie Awards every autumn in New York.
This guest post is written by Elizabeth Fleming. Last month I had the pleasure of joining friend and fellow photographer Jonathan Blaustein on a tour of the Chelsea gallery scene as he conducted research for an APE article, which can be read in its entire