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“Atlanta Celebrates Photography” is very active this week and deserves a shout-out from NOPA. I posted all the links just as they sent them. By the way, there’s a link to a “Frankencamera” video there as well — a creation from MIT that deserves its own post on this blog, IMO. That’s next.

It’s the start of another great week of photography events all over the city and beyond! Gregory Crewdson will be speaking on Thursday at the Rialto as part of the ACP 11 Lecture Series.

“…Crewdson has published several books of his photographs including Hover with ArtSpace Books, Dream of Life with the University of Salamanca, Spain, and Twilight with Abram. Most recently, Hatje Cantz published a book of his work entitled Gregory Crewdson from 1985 to 2005. Crewdson is Senior Critic in Graduate Photography at the Yale University School of Art.”

In addition to Mr. Crewdson’s lecture, the My Atlanta Book Fair makes its debut on Saturday. ACP is still seeking photographers who have published a book of their own work for this event. Please call or email ACP if you would like to learn more. The SPE Conference takes place Thursday through Sunday. Please check out the calendar of this week’s events below, and we hope to see you out and about!

This Week With ACP – 10/12/2009

Wed: Artist Lecture from Paul Hagedorn
Thu: ACP 11 Lecture Series Presents Gregory Crewdson
Thu: Opening Reception at Picaflor for Kate Crosby
Thu: Opening Reception at Besherat
Thu: Opening Reception at Thomas Deans for Frank Hunter
Thu: Gallery Walk at Terminus
Thu: Mary Stanley Studio Obsession at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Thu-Sun: SPE Conference
Fri: Opening Reception for Jerry Siegel at Barbara Archer Gallery
Fri: Opening Reception for Susan Rosmarin at The Seen Gallery
Fri: Opening Reception for Greenshot at The Stacks
Fri: Artist Lecture from Parish Kohanim, Steve McCurry
Fri: Artist Lecture from Corey Daniels
Fri: Artist Lecture from Susan Harbage Page
Fri: Opening Reception for Sally Heller at Whitespace
Fri: Opening Reception for Chinese Photography at Georgia Perimeter
Fri: Opening Reception for Zhou Ning at Georgia Perimeter
Sat: ACP 11 My Atlanta Photo Book Fair
Sat: Opening Reception for SPE Crossroads at MOCA GA
Sat: Opening Reception at Mable House Arts Center
Sat: Westside Arts District Art Walk
Sat: Opening Reception at Composition Gallery
Sat: SCAD-Atlanta Photo Exhibition at Atlantic Station
Sat: Artist Lecture with Madison Artist’s Guild
Sat: Gallery Crawl and Collecting Photography w/ Susan Todd Raque
Sat: Opening Reception for Gary Gruby at Dogwood Gallery
Sat: Artist Lecture from Jerry Siegel at Barbara Archer Gallery
Sat: LRLL RLRR performance at Saltworks
Sat: Artist Lecture from Jim Alexander
Sat: Free Darkroom Workshop at Photography Center

Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) supports Atlanta’s emergence as an international center for photography. Through an annual, October festival and year-round programs, ACP seeks to nurture and support photographers, educate and engage collectors, promote diverse photography venues, and enrich Atlanta’s cultural scene. For more information, please see