Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Photography Exhibition! "Mother Earth-Urban Child"

This is the next exhibition I'll be in coming up on February 9th. I will be exhibiting amongst the fine photographers of the Fort Greene Photography Organization, a photo collective I founded in January 2001. Hope to see you there! --Ocean

Fort Greene Photography Organization
Brooklyn, New York

Mother Earth – Urban Child
An Exhibition of The Fort Greene Photography Organization

The Fort Greene Photography Organization (FGPO) in association with curator Empress Modupe Olufunmi of the The Magnolia Tree Earth Center announces the photographic exhibition “Mother Earth- Urban Child”. As part of it's commitment to bring photographic fine art to the Brooklyn community, this exhibit will be on display at The George Washington Carver Gallery at 677 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

The exhibit opens February 9, 2007, and continues every Saturday and Sunday thru March 4, 2007. Works can be viewed during the weekend from 11am and 6pm. The exhibit can also be seen by appointment.

A reception will take place at the gallery on the evening of February 9th from 6pm – 9pm.

The initial FGPO event for 2007, this exhibition includes the works of Pavan Carter, Clay Horne, Ocean Morisset, Tom Govia, Syreeta McFadden, Bill Harmon, Geralyn Shukwit, Robert Marvin, and Philippe Dollo.

On display will be a variety photographic interpretations of man's relationship to both his environment and himself. Images will showcase the talent of these artists by presenting images that are imaginative, emotional, as well as thought provoking. The dedication demonstrated by the photographers this exhibit continues to show that FPGO is one of the premier community based artists organizations.

Fort Greene Photography Organization is a photography-inspired membership organization that was founded in January of 2001. With a membership of thirty individuals, FGPO’s mission is to advance public interest in photography, to expose the public to the works of emerging photographers through exhibitions and other events, and to provide emerging photographers with a forum to expose their work to the public.

FGPO aims to organize, sponsor, and present exhibitions, forums, lectures and discussions related to photography in order to foster a greater appreciation and understanding of photography by the general public to make it accessible to all.

For further information, please contact: Empress Modupe Olufunmi
The Magnolia Tree Earth Center
677 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Monday, January 08, 2007

Seeing the light when it's dark

I took these photos in Central Park on my way home from work, a couple of weeks ago. Just the night before, I lost my forEver...I moved out. This time it was for good.