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ˈfōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē

June 05, 2017

Weather has been most un-summer-like
and I’ve missed a few ˈfōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē posts so…No.s 4, 5, 6!

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Frames and Exhibitions!

March 16, 2017

Justine Witley of Justine Bijoux
(Check out Justine’s art – Justine’s Facebook page )
Nominated me to post a photograph everyday for 7 days starting today.
I’m currently trying to raise money for my upcoming exhibition in Barnsley, UK,
so I thought I might be able to do both at the same time!
I am going to show you photographs that I have exhibited.
They are all professionally mounted in frames with hanging wire
& currently living in a dark, unloved space!
They are looking for a new home, so if you know of one, make me an offer!
I’ll hand deliver in Manhattan, Berkshire UK or if you can wait Barnsley!
I’ll add to this post everyday of the next week, so check back or check in with Facebook
Tanya’s Facebook page

Day 1
Red Square. A dance studio in Queens.
Black frame 13 x13 inches, white mount.
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Day 2
Barrio Blues
3 individual white frames screwed together, can be easily taken apart,
18 x 8 inches, no mat.
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Day 3
The Bronx
Outside MS22 Middle School, Morrisania
Approx 31 x 25 inches Grey/Green metal frame, cream mat.
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Day 4
The Centennial
(Built) 1876 3rd Avenue at 116th Street
Approx 31 x 25 inches
Grey/Green metal frame, white mat
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Day 5
The High Line
13 x 13 inches
Silver frame, white mat.
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Day 6
1st Avenue at 95th
17 x 13 inches
Black and white photo
White mat and frame
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Day 7
Pershing Square
15 x 20 inches
White frame, white mat

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Alternate Reality

March 06, 2017

New Photographs
Click here to view – Alternate Reality

Things are getting weird
Politics
The street
It’s like a bizarre dream
A bubble bursting

alternate facts
what we know disregarded
“deconstruction of the administrative state”
but only as it affects the ‘people’ not the people in ‘power’

Public city streets inaccessible to the public

Privately owned public space
a perk for the developer
in Trump Tower 20 extra floors allowed past the zoning regulations
in exchange for a place for the public to sit
indoors
and 2 outdoor terraces on the 4th and 5th floors
now the tax payer is paying to protect it
from ourselves
whilst being denied the use of it

Don’t be intimidated
it is yours to use

Resist

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ˈfōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē

January 30, 2017

I’ve been a bit lax at posting- I’ve been sick and I’ve been marching!
So here are the last 2 fōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē photos for January.

The first fōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē…

would have been a more impressive photo from the bridge looking down, onto 42nd Street at Grand Central but..

The Women’s March in NYC – Rise Up – reSISTER!

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As an aside the bridge seen here is featured in a very different photograph of mine that will be hanging at Jadite Gallery, 413 W 50th St. NYC – I’ll be at the opening on Thursday February 2nd why not stop by and say Hi!

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For the second fōtō ˈfôrtˌnīt frīdē, this is one of five images from my trip to Oxford Nova Scotia currently hanging in the Oxford Riverside Gallery in Oxford, Nova Scotia
in the exhibition: A Year in Oxford 2016 – On show until February 10th.

Oxford Riverside Gallery

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Whilst you are checking out the Oxford Riverside Gallery website check out Grey Matters, Mathew Aldred’s art/photography project (he also runs the gallery), or you can go directly to Grey Matters