"Ancient & Spiritual Landscapes"
- a special talk by John McDermott in Hong Kong
Catch John McDermott, the Ansel Adams of Angkor, as he takes us into the ancient and forgotten world of Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. John's haunting images captures the hidden realm of cultural heritage sites and ancient temples that rapidly vanishing into history.
John McDermott's prints and book will be on display during his talk and he will on hand to sign his works after the speaking session.
"Framing Near and Far" by Brendan Ó Sé at Apple Singapore
Brendan Ó Sé, multiple award winning mobile photographer will be conducting a talk and a photowalk at Apple Singapore at Orchard Road on Saturday, 19 August at 5 pm. This is part of Today at Apple artistes' program showcasing programmers, illustrators, photographers, musicians, film makers and other extraordinary global talents. To discover more, go to www.apple.com/sg/today/
Michael Kenna lecture and book signing in Jakarta in November
The master of long exposure and haunting black and white landscapes is coming to a planned lecture, book launch and signing in the city of Jakarta at the end of 2017.
Details coming soon.
After Bangkok, where next?
After a successful 8x8 Street Photography Festival in Bangkok in April 2017, Monogram Asia is organising the second instalment in another city in 2018. Watch this space for announcements of venue, guest photographers and event line-up.
For a review of this year's inaugural event click on image.
A store, a gallery or a cafe?
Monogram Asia has set up pop-up book stores in Bangkok and Jakarta in the past year. Rumours have it that they are opening an actual physical space for photographers of all genres, devices, formats, age and expertise to hang out, share and learn.
Watch this space to see if this is true.