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"Thanks for the…

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IN PRINT: PhotoNOLA Book Signing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Jennifer Shaw, PhotoNOLA Coordinator
504-269-9740 info@photonola.org

PhotoNOLA Presents:
IN PRINT: PhotoNOLA Book Signing
December 9, 2011, 5-7 p.m.

(New Orleans, LA) PhotoNOLA, in partnership with Octavia Books and The Historic New Orleans Collection, is pleased to announce a multiple artist book-signing event during PhotoNOLA 2011, the sixth annual festival of photography in New Orleans.

IN PRINT: PhotoNOLA Book Signing will feature eight photographers with recent publications serving up a compelling range of titles. New Orleans photographers will share the spotlight with festival guests from afar including Mary Virginia Swanson and award winning photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson. From James A. Reeves' photo memoir chronicling his travels through America, to Deborah Luster's photographic archive of contemporary and historic homicide sites in New Orleans, to Shannon Brinkman's soulful long-term documentation of Preservation Hall, each of these contemporary photo books presents a unique personal vision.

Featured Titles & Authors:
Shannon Brinkman - "Preservation Hall"
Ashley Gilbertson - "Whisky Tango Foxtrot"
Loli Kantor - "There Was a Forest"
Deborah Luster - "Tooth For An Eye"
James A. Reeves - "The Road to Somewhere"
Josephine Sacabo* - "Oyeme Con Los Ojos" + "Pedro Paramo"
Jennifer Shaw - "Hurricane Story"
Mary Virginia Swanson - "Publish Your Photography Book"

IN PRINT: PhotoNOLA Book Signing takes place Friday, December 9, 2011 from 5-7pm at The Historic New Orleans Collection's Williams Research Center, located at 410 Chartres Street in New Orleans' French Quarter.

*Josephine Sacabo's keynote lecture presentation will immediately follow the book signing, from 7-9pm. Several of Sacabo's books will be available for purchase, which the artist will be available to sign following her presentation.

For more information about the individual books and photographers please visit:

http://photonola.org/2011/11/16/in-print-photonola-book-signing/

 

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About PhotoNOLA
PhotoNOLA is an annual festival of photography in New Orleans, coordinated by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with galleries, museums and other venues citywide. The sixth annual festival takes place December 2011, with peak programming scheduled for Dec 8-11. Events include lectures, workshops, openings and a gala, with a broad range of photography exhibitions on display throughout the month, showcasing work by photographers near and far. PhotoNOLA draws hundreds of photography professionals to the city to partake in a variety of educational programming, and reaches broadly into the local community with exhibitions and events that are largely free and open to the public. Please visit http://www.photonola.org/ for more information.

About The Historic New Orleans Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, The Collection offers three guided tours, free rotating exhibitions, a research facility and a museum shop. For more information, visit http://www.hnoc.org/ or call (504) 523-4662.

About Octavia Books
Octavia Books is an independent, locally-owned bookstore located uptown in New Orleans, offering a wonderful hand-picked selection of books and frequent author events. Visit http://www.octaviabooks.com/ for more information.