By jenshaw on February 15, 2016
Hurricane Story travels to New York! SoHo Photo Gallery will be exhibiting a large selection of images as the featured artist for their annual Krappy Kamera exhibition. On view March 2 – April 3, 2016.
By jenshaw on September 1, 2015
Many thanks to NolaVie for sharing Hurricane Story on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall. See the feature, written by Elizabeth Kukla, here.
By jenshaw on August 24, 2015
Chin Music Press is releasing an eBook version of Hurricane Story in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Katrina. The digital version, beautifully translated by Tina Henderson, is enhanced with a few new features making use of the digital platform. There is an interactive table of contents, an audio interview by Susan Larson for WWNO’s […]
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By jenshaw on July 2, 2015
THE PHOTOBOOK SHOW Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece Hurricane Story is included in a selection of over 370 international photobooks displayed at the Benaki Museum as part of the main program of the Athens Photo Festival 2015. The theme of the 2015 festival is Reframe Memory, exploring the impact of photography in its most expanded form […]
By jenshaw on November 2, 2014
Thanks to Maria Mankin for the nice review of Hurricane Story on her site, Books, j’adore. “Shaw’s book added another dimension to my perspective of the city. I finally got to read about the hurricane nine years ago through the eyes of an artist, rather than a reporter.” Read the full article here.
By jenshaw on October 26, 2012
A selection of fifteen prints from Hurricane Story will be featured in three person exhibition at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design this fall. “Transience”, featuring Angela Bacon Kidwell, Adam Ekberg and Jennifer Shaw will be on view from November 5 to 22, 2012 in the Perspectives Gallery. “Whether narrating a bittersweet story, creating […]
By jenshaw on January 10, 2012
Mobile’s Centre for the Living Arts presents PULSE, a project designed to elicit and register the “pulse” of the public around notions of memory prior to the spring launch of their major initiative, The Memory Project. Visitors will be invited to respond to a series of “I remember” topics, including family, food, music, and the […]
By jenshaw on December 29, 2011
What an honor to see Hurricane Story among photo-eye’s The Best Books of 2011 feature! Thanks to Gordon Stettinius of Candela Books for including it in his picks, and for the kind words, posted here.
By jenshaw on December 5, 2011
We are honored that Maria Popova of Brain Pickings included Hurricane Story in her year end list: The 11 Best Photography Books of 2011.
By jenshaw on October 20, 2011
“Hurricane Story,” an exhibit of photographs by Jennifer Shaw, opens at the Louisiana State Museum on Oct. 21. With twenty vivid images, Shaw narrates her experience during Hurricane Katrina. Told in vignettes created of toys, carefully lit and captured with a modified Holga camera—itself more of a toy than the choice of a professional photographer […]