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"Urban Noir: LA/NY" combines the night urban landscapes of Helen K. Garber, text extracted from pulp fiction using the city as character, and jazz music composed by Grammy-nominated musician & arranger, John Beasley. Originally presented at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY is 2007, it was first performed live in 2009 at the Annenberg Space for Photography and then projected as part of the Oscar Noir Festival at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Samuel Goldwyn Theater in 2010.
Helen K. Garber is internationally renowned and known for her night urban landscapes taken in cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome and Venice, Italy. Her work is in the permanent collection of museums and archives such as LACMA, the George Eastman House international Museum of Film and Photography, Rochester, NY, the Museum of the City of NY, MOMA Dublin, Ireland, the archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Venice Biennale, Italy. More info can be found at www.helenkgarber.com.
Presented by Photo Friends. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection.