I SPY with My Plastic Eye II
Looking at photographers and exhibitions featured in The Month of Photography in Los Angeles.
Photographer and curator, Astor Morgan, presents the second I SPY with My Plastic Eye (2) exhibition and book, which opens tonight, April 21st, at the 5th and Sunset Studios in Los Angeles from 7-10pm. Proceeds from the sale of prints and the book will benefit weSpark Cancer Support Center. Astor states, “Paying homage to images created by the plastic lens, the iSpy exhibit is a testament to the unique qualities of toy cameras. Each artist approaches their imagery with a singular voice, using a variety of film types, techniques, and cameras.”
I Spy book cover image by April Rocha
The book has a forward by photographer Michael Kirchoff, and contributing artists are Nelson Blanton, Maura Brennan, Connie Conway, Nicole Cooper, Ann Cutting, Josh Elliott, Karen Florek,Noelle Swan Gilbert, Christiane Ingenthron, Diana Jeong, Michael Kirchoff, Meg Madison, Jonesy McElroy, Erin McGuire, Astor Morgan, Liliana Morgan, Ross Morrison, Paul Redmond, April Rocha, Liv, Naesheim, Craig Olsen, Monica Orozco, Manuello Paganelli, William Mackenzie Smith, Aline Smithson, Ellen Stone, Naomi Troeger, and Zoe Wiseman.
A few selected images are below:
Michael Kirchoff, “Chimney Sweep, Listvyanka, Siberia” 2010
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