Come see Durán speak on a the panel Experimental Methods in Ethnographic Research at the 5th Annual Screening Scholarship Media Festival hosted by University of Pennsylvania. The panel will take place on Saturday, March 18th from 4:00pm to 5:45pm at Annenberg School of Communication (ASC), 3620 Walnut Street, Room 109. Fellow Panelists include Deborah Thomas, Roxanne Varzi, Lochlann Jain, Jason de León, Cristiana Giordano and Gregg Pierotti. Hope to see you there!
The project can now accept tax-deductible donations and expand funding prospects using Fractured Atlas' nonprofit organization status. This is a big step for Washed Up and we are excited to see how the project grows in 2017 thanks to fiscal sponsorship.
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The Washed Up Project is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of the Washed Up Project must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Washed Up will be featured in The Impact Project portion of the Angkor Photo Festival.
Launched in 2014, The Impact Project is a themed showcase in the programme of the 12th Edition of Angkor Photo Festival which highlights photography projects about individuals, groups, or small organizations which are making a positive impact on social or environmental issues.
Join Alejandro for an artist talk at 516 Arts in Albuquerque, NM on Thursday, June 30th at 6:00PM. He will be discussing all things Washed Up, and would love to share more about the project with you!
This event is part of PhotoSummer 2016, a collaborative initiative that strives to represent and actively promote historical and contemporary photography in New Mexico.
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Alejandro has been invited to speak as a guest artist at Whitney Johnson's class. Whitney is Deputy Director of Photography at National Geographic magazine, and in this workshop she will be guiding fellow photographers working on long-term personal projects.
"The Project Workshop" takes place from June 26th - July 1st. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot by clicking here.
"A free afternoon of art and fun for the whole family, ¡En español! From 1 to 3 pm, drop by the Con Edison Education Gallery for ongoing art-making using recycled materials and meet Brooklyn-based guest artist Alejandro Durán to learn how he combines artistic expression with environmental awareness. At 1:30 and 2:30 p.m., hop on a half-hour gallery adventure with Spanish-speaking museum educators to look closely at art in our collection and engage in lively conversation about art, earth, and the environment. All ages are welcome! Refreshments will be served. For free admission, just mention El Museo de Brooklyn es Para Tí at our Admissions Desk the day of the program."
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Photo Credit: ACASA
"Cause & Effect," a group show at the Verve Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe, NM will include images from the Washed Up series. The exhibition also includes Chris Jordan, Daniel Beltrá, James Balog, and Jamey Stillings. Click the link below for more information.
The Washed Up series will be exhibited in Punta Allen, México! The opening reception will take place on Monday, May 11 from 6-8pm at Plaza Pública Punta Allen.
The exhibition will be accompanied by arts and education activities for the children of the local community. Hope you can make it!
Alejandro Durán's Washed Up project is organizing a MUSEUM OF GARBAGE in the JUNGLE of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve!
Xo Ki'in Retreat Center
(KM 37 from the Reserve's entrance)
The single-day exhibition will feature a photo gallery hung from the trees and site-specific installations. Join us in the jungle!
Washed Up is organizing a beach clean in the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. We will be meeting on Saturday, May 02 at 8am in Paso Lagartos.
Water will be supplied. Please bring your own RE-USABLE PERSONAL CONTAINER. We want to AVOID ALL USE OF INDIVIDUAL PLASTIC BOTTLES. Let's keep Sian Ka'an beautiful. See you at the beach!
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn's first solar-powered restaurant, is hosting an exhibition of the Washed Up series. The opening will take place on Earth Day, April 22 from 6-8PM with a screening of the Washed Up short documentary film directed by Stefanie Durán. Come have a drink. The show will be up through May 31st...
The Washed Up project is pleased to announce a panel discussion presented by Hunter College’s East Harlem Art Gallery and CUNY's Institute for Sustainable Cities:
Oceans of Trash: Tackling Marine Plastic Pollution
Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Hunter College's Silberman School of Social Work Auditorium
2:30 - 5PM with a reception to follow.
Featured panelists include the organization 5 Gyres, who recently published the first global estimates of plastic in our oceans, Carson Farmer, a Hunter College professor whose interests include urban impacts on the world’s oceans, and Alejandro Durán. The presentation will include the first screening of the short documentary on Washed Up, directed by Stefanie Durán, which explores Alejandro’s process and vision behind this ongoing project.