Monday 11 June 2007
In 2006 Joel Meyerowitz began a project to create a photographic archive of New York City’s 29,000 acres of parkland. Already numbering nearly 1500 images, the archive is expected to include 4000 photographs by the time it concludes in 2008.
The central theme of the archive is the areas of wild nature that still exist within the parks system; places where the unexpected beauty of the ancient forests and coastline provide a retreat for New York’s citizens.
“Wild in New York”, a work in progress, will be on show at the Edwynn Houk Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, New York from June 5th to June 21st 2007.
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
There is something about the making of photographs in public places that resonates with me more than any other kind of photography. I think it simply suits my personality.
It’s nice, when taking pictures in the street, not to have to partici…