A critical part of Paris Photo Los Angeles was the educational component, organized by independent curator Douglas Fogle, and titled Sound and Vision. This program offered our visitors multiple intellectual perspectives on the use of images – both moving and still – in contemporary culture.
Bringing together two artists at a time in the Sherry Lansing Theater on the Paramount Studios lot, the Conversations could open a free wheeling discussion of the practice of image making whether it be in the realm of the expanded uses of the photographic image or in the world of film and video.
Each conversation was introduced by an international curator or critic who opened the talk with a conceptual meditation on the relationship between still and moving images in the history of art and cinema.
An interview shot on location at the Armory Show in New York with acclaimed photographer Stephen Shore. Stephen discusses his formative years working closely with Andy Warhol at The Factory and the New York art scene before he began the epic journey that introduced colour photography to the art world.