Digital Photography—Lorie Novak

enc05_digital_photo_jp_LGPhoto/ Foto: Julio Pantoja


Lorie Novak's photographs, installations, and the project have been in numerous exhibitions including solo exhibitions at ArtSway, Hampshire, England; The International Center for Photography, NY; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Houston Center for Photography; Breda Fotografica, the Netherlands; Jayne Baum Gallery, NY; University Art Museum, Cal. State Univ. Long Beach; Addison Gallery, Andover, MA; Stanford University Art Museum. Her work has been in group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC.; Art Institute of Chicago; and The Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL; among others. She has received the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, and residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center (Italy), ArtSway (England), Mac Dowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Djerassi Foundation. Her photographs have been in numerous permanent collections including the Art Institute of Chicago; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge; George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Modern Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Novak is Professor and Full Professor of Photography and Imaging at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. She is also co-director of Urban Ensemble at Tisch.

Julio Pantoja: Architect and Photography Technician, B.A. from Universidade Nacional de Tucumán. As photographer, he took part into workshops and seminars directed by Fred Ritchin (USA), Sebastião Salgado (Brazil/France), Susan Meiselas (USA), Abbas (Iran/Bresson, France), Lorie Novak (USA), Grant Romer (USA), Ângela Magalhães (Brazil), Nadja Peregrino (Brazil), Diego Goldberg (Argentina), Mi (France), Bob Pledge (France/USA), Marc Busell (USA), Pablo Ortiz Monasterio (Mexico), Roland Laboye (France), Anne Cartier guel A. Cuarterolo (Argentina), Eduardo Grossman (Argentina), Adriana Lestido (Argentina), Horacio Villalobos (Argentina), Humberto Rivas (Argentina/Spain), Mário Cravo Neto (Brazil), María Mann (USA), Loup Langton (USA), among others. Since 1998 he has been working as free lancer graphic reporter. In 1997, he created INFOTO, a news agency which provides photos to the main Argentinian written media (Clarín, Página/12, Noticias, Caras, Télam, Semanario, Acción, Nueva, TXT, Veintitrés, Semana Gráfica, etc.). He has also published in foreign agencies and media (Reuters, Associated Press, France Presse, El Correo de Lima-Perú, El País-España, La Vanguardia-España, Telerama-França, etc.).

Pedro Linger Gasiglia: Assistant to Lorie Novak in the Encuentro Photography Workshop. Born in Argentina in 1975, raised in Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica and Nicaragua; he is fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish and English. He received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from New York University and an Award for "Continuous Excellency in Documentary Photography". In 2003, Linger Gasiglia was selected as one of Latin American emerging photographers included in an Anthology book, “Open Maps: Latin America Photography 1991-2002” , published in Spain by Lunwerg Editors. In February 1999, through a student fellowship, he took part into a workshop at the Foundation for New Latin American Journalism in Cartagena, Colombia, which was directed by Literature Nobel Prize Winner, Gabriel García Márquez. He received a fellowship from the Open Society Institute and a grant from the Dagostino Foundation. Linger Gasiglia has had exhibitions in the United States and throughout Latin America. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Mother Jones Magazine, Página/12 (Argentina), Gatopardo Magazine (Colombia), Síntesis (Chile), and he has lectured at the International Center of Photography – Seeds of Peace Conference in New York and at the University of Pennsylvania.