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by Geoff Edlund (subscribe)
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Published June 12th 2013
A great place to check out photography in Houston
The Houston Center for Photography (HCP) is a non-profit organisation that offers exhibitions, workshops, publications, classes, and a library. The gallery is open to the public and there are three exhibits that run between May 3rd and June 23rd 2013.

Center for Photography
Center for Photography


Adam Magyar 'Kontinuum' explores the cities that people inhabit through the use of scanning cameras, and constructed images. Several works include train carriages suspended in the dark similar to a shuttle in space, with the commuters staring blankly, speaking, or standing akwardly.

Kontinuum Exhibit, Center for Photography
Kontinuum Exhibit


Anne Marcie D'Arcy 'American Sikh' is a series of portraits of Sikhs. The subjects seem comfortable, confident, and familiar. The lighting and composition are meticulous and the images engaging and delightful.

Lauren Marsolier 'Transition' is an exhibit of landscapes with constructed environments with no people within frame. The images are composed to create a sense of alienation and reflection. The sandy tones and hard, contrast with the cool cement of the buildings, give a sense that the area has not been deserted for long, and that these places are somehow at the end of the road.

Center for Photography Exhibitions
Center for Photography Exhibitions


The center is at 1441 West Alabama Street Houston. The gallery is open everyday except Mondays and Tuesdays, and entry is free.

Enquiries: 713-529-4755, info@hcponline.org
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Why? An inspring photography collection
Phone: 713-529-4755
Where: 1441 West Alabama Street, Houston, Texas
Cost: Free
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