We couldn’t be happier to be unveiling the next batch of Free Falls, our quarterly publication(s), this Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6-8pm at our space in Atlanta Photography Group Gallery.
This latest batch of Free Falls is our 6th consecutive release, and it marks the 4th and final effort from Carl Martin, the 3rd from William Boling, the 2nd from Nikita Gale, and the debut from Angela West, whose photograph is featured above.
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday!
Great to see Arthur Grace’s photo and book mentioned in @nybooks this weekend!
Carl Martin’s 1st Free Fall is *very* close to selling out. Pick up your copy today!
A pallet of Arthur Grace books!
Gearing up for the Decatur Book Festival
Oh blog, we have neglected you so… But we’ve been busy. In case you haven’t heard the news, we moved into our space at APG (Atlanta Photography Group) in the TULA Arts Center in Buckhead. We like our new space, and you should stop by to check it out soon. But be warned it’s still kind of a work in progress.
We’ve got several projects planned for the fall, so we’ll be updating the blog more regularly with events and photos of what’s coming up. To kick it all off, we’re going to be participating in the Decatur Book Festival next weekend (August 31st - September 2nd). This is the first year we will participate (other than being festival go-ers) and we couldn’t be more excited to get our name out there.
We’ll have a booth set up to display our first book (Bottom of da Boot by Kael Alford), our quarterly Free Fall publications and some self publications from our FLP friends and family. So come find us while looking at other great exhibitors! We’re going to have a few speakers at our booth, so watch for updates on that in the coming days.
In addition to the booth, publisher William Boling will be part of a panel discussion on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 entitled "The Importance of Small Press". Could you think of a more fitting title? On the panel also in another Atlantan, Bruce Covey who publishes Coconut Press. The panel will be held at the Old Courthouse.
Tell your book-loving friends and come out to support this awesome festival. We’ll see you there!
"Taglines" for the 5th batch of Free Falls.
Great Signing with Kael Alford Last Night
“What is being lost on the coast of Louisiana is more than a neighborhood, or a storm buffer. It’s a piece of our collective memory and a unique piece of heritage that defines us as a nation.”
Kael Alford is the recipient of the 2012 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography (MPS Fund) Grant. The MPS Fund awards $5000 annually to a Gulf Coast photographer working on a long-term cultural documentary project.
Kael was awarded for her work “Bottom of da Boot: Losing the Coast of Louisiana.” In this body of work Kael documents the Native American communities of Pointe-aux-Chenes and Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana. Alford’s portraits, tableaux and landscapes describe her maternal grandmother’s birthplace. While the project began out of personal curiosity, Alford’s work has developed into a multi-year documentary chronicling the rapid coastal land-loss that threatens the cultures and environment across southeast Louisiana.