Annenberg Space for Photography

This Year's Sound in Focus Concerts with KCRW was a Resounding Success!

News Date: 
August 2015

Presented in partnership with KCRW, our Sound in Focus series brought four free concerts to the public at Century Park. We were honored to take part in such an exciting experience that drew record crowds and featured artists including TV on the Radio, De La Soul, Dwight Yoakam and Cold War Kids

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW Announce SOUND IN FOCUS

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June 2015

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW are pleased to announce the lineup for Sound in Focus, a free, all-ages concert series inspired by the Emerging exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography.  Organized in partnership with Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning publication for professional photographers, Emerging presents images by more than 90 emerging photographers from around the world who bring fresh perspectives and creative techniques to professional photography. This exhibition explores how a new generation of photographers examines a variety of topics, from the personal to the global: youth culture, family, the environment, economic uncertainty, conflict and civil unrest, and the nature of the photographic image.

Annenberg Space for Photography’s Country: Portraits of an American Sound Makes Auspicious World Premiere at 2015 Nashville Film Festival

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April 2015

NASHVILLE, TN (April 23, 2015) – Country music stars and Music Row notables joined an elite group of photographers last night at the 2015 Nashville Film Festival for the world premiere of Country: Portraits of an American Sound. Produced and directed by Steven Kochones for the Annenberg Space for Photography, the full-length documentary is a vivid exploration of Country music through the lens of the photographers who have documented its rise from innocent beginnings to a thriving industry and a national identity.

Musical artists Terri Clark and Holly Williams, director/producer Steven Kochones, and producer Joe Russo 
Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Film Festival

Emerging Experience: An Immersive Multimedia Installation at Skylight Studios

News Date: 
May 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 22, 2015) - The Annenberg Space for Photography Skylight Studios today announced the June 6 opening of Emerging Experience The multimedia installation, which includes a Gravity Room, is a playful and engaging experience that merges fantasy and reality.  Imagery will focus on three different themes:  Taste (June 6 - July 12), Sound (July 13 - August 16) and Style (August 17 - September 20). Work by artists who are challenging photographic boundaries and embracing new social media movements will be featured.Emerging Experience celebrates the latest talents and trends, as well as crowd-sourced digital content.

Emerging Experience kicks off with an exploration of Taste.

Taste Multimedia Artists

Annenberg Space for Photography Announces The Wallis Annenberg Prize and New Photo District New-Curated Exhibition, Emerging

News Date: 
February 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 26, 2015) The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the Wallis Annenberg Prize to coincide with its next exhibition, Emerging, on view June 6 through September 20, 2015. Organized in partnership with Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning publication for professional photographers, this exhibition presents images by more than 90 emerging photographers from around the world who bring fresh perspectives and creative techniques to professional photography. Emerging explores how a new generation of photographers examines a variety of topics, from the personal to the global: youth culture, family, the environment, economic uncertainty, conflict and civil unrest, and the nature of the photographic image.

"Photography has always been one of my great passions because it’s a living diary of the human condition, a way to capture the most elusive moments in our fast-changing lives,” said Wallis Annenberg, Chairman, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation.

Annenberg Space For Photography Announces Sink or Swim: Designing For A Sea Change

News Date: 
September 2014

Featuring Works By Iwan Baan, Stephen Wilkes And Paula Bronstein

Photography Exhibition Focuses on Resilient Design in a Time of Rising Seas
on View from December 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2014) – The Annenberg Space for Photography announces Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change, on view from December 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015Sink or Swim explores the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world’s coastal communities.

Country in the City Concerts Came to a Close

News Date: 
August 2014

Country in the City, our free country concert series with KCRW, came to a grand finale after a successful three show run. We want to thank the community for coming together to enjoy some of country music’s rising stars and legends, including Gregg Allman, Sturgill Simpson, Shelby Lynne, Jamestown Revival, Wynonna & The Big Noise and Nikki Lane.

Annenberg Space for Photography Announces Photosynthesis A Free, Day-Long, Outdoor Photo and Music Festival

News Date: 
July 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 17, 2014) — The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced Photosynthesis, a free, day-long photo and music festival taking place on Saturday, August 9, 2014.  The event will take place at Century Park in Century City, on the lawn adjacent to the Annenberg Space for Photography.

On the same stage where noted country musicians will be performing as part of the Photography Space and KCRW’s Country in the City concert series, photographers will take their place in the spotlight.

Three renowned photographers will share the stories behind the images, with their work displayed on two 15’ x 15’ LED video walls.

Annenberg Foundation in association with KCRW presents COUNTRY IN THE CITY

News Date: 
June 2014

The Annenberg Foundation today announced Country in the City, an all ages, free concert series inspired by the Annenberg Space for Photography’s current exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound.

Country in the City will take place on three Saturday evenings, July 19, July 26 and August 2, in Century Park in Century City on the lawn adjacent to the Annenberg Space for Photography.  Presented in association with KCRW, the concerts will be offered free to the public.

Annenberg Space for Photography Announces Iris Nights Lecture Series for Country: Portraits of an American Sound

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May 2014

The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the lineup of speakers for their popular Iris Nights lecture series presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound.

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 21, 2014) — The Annenberg Space for Photography today announced the lineup of speakers for their popular Iris Nights lecture series presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition, Country: Portraits of an American Sound.  
 
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