CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, "thinking taking living"
Sept. 2 - Dec. 13, 2014, Public Reception 6 - 9 pm Friday Sept. 12

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, “The Nature of Nature”, work in two sections: “Paradise Lost” and “Eat, Pray: Raptors in Nature” Sept 6, 2014 – July 1, 2015

The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL “American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection
Nov. 2, 2014 – March 22, 2015


LECTURES AND APPEARANCES

Society for Photographic Education Midwest Region Annual Conference, Madison WI, Lecture: "Going Down the Sourcing Rabbit Hole: My Tranistion from Made to Found Images"
Thursday Oct. 17, 3:15 pm

Keane State College, diolog in conjunction with performance of City Council Meeting (Oct. 29 7:00 pm) by New York artists Aaron Landsman, Mallory Catlett and Jim Findlay at Refern Arts Center
Oct. 30, 2014, 12:00 pm


NEWS

MN Original profile of Paul by Twin Cities Public Television (8 minutes, 12 seconds)

In My Lifetime, a documentary film about nuclear weapons, will be be broadcast on select American Public Television stations beginning April 2013. It feature photos from Face to Face With the Bomb, as well as an interview with Paul. (check link closer to the date for stations and local broadcast times.)

Interview in Wired.com RawFile blog with Pete Brook
"In Digital Age, Sourcing Images Is as Legitimate as Making Them"

Blind Spot Issue #44, features work from Paul's series "Shrines: Public Weapons in America", guest-edited by Time Davis. Also with work by Olaf Breuning, Robert Cumming, Barbara Ess, Lee Friedlander, Daniel Gordon, Stuart Hawkins, Nina Katchadourian, Chris Miner, Rory Mulligan, Paul Salveson, Joel Sternfeld, and Michael Smith & William Wegman.

In My Lifetime, a full length documentary film about nuclear weapons, goes into public release on Sept. 1, 2011. It feature photos from Face to Face With the Bomb, as well as an interview with Paul. (clip below)

 

Paul has been appointed Assistant Professor, Department of Art at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, beginning Fall term, 2011.

2010 Bush Foundation Enduring Vision Award (download PDF brochure on winners)

“2010 Bush Foundation Enduring Vision Award recipient- Paul Shambroom” video (7 min. 28 sec.) interviews with Paul Shambroom and Liz Armstrong, Director of Prgrams and Visual Art, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Directed by Theresa Konechne. The Bush Foundation, St. Paul, MN

Paul is now represented by the Institute for Artist Management
INSTITUTE is an artist management and a multiplatform production company representing leading visual artists and storytellers from the world of photography and documentary filmmaking. It was launched in late 2009 by Frank Evers (former managing director of VII Agency and co-founder The New York Photo Festival) and photographer Lauren Greenfield. Additional artists on the roster are Jodi Bieber, Rena Effendi, Rob Hornstra, Jeff Jacobson, Nadav Kander, Gillian Laub, James Longley, Gerd Ludwig, Joshua Lutz, Amanda Micheli, Zed Nelson, Jehad Nga, Matthew Niederhauser, Simon Norfolk, James Pomerantz, and Lorena Ros.

Visura Magazine, an innovative online publication for creative photography, features INSTITUTE artists in new issue.


PUBLICATIONS

A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb, by Amitava Kumar, Duke Univ. Press, Baltimore, release date: July 2010.
from publisher's description: " Part reportage and part protest, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb is an inquiry into the cultural logic and global repercussions of the war on terror. At its center are two men convicted in U.S. courts on terrorism-related charges: Hemant Lakhani, a seventy-year-old tried for attempting to sell a fake missile to an FBI informant, and Shahawar Matin Siraj, who was baited by the New York Police Department into a conspiracy to bomb a subway.... He also considers the fierce critiques of post-9/11 surveillance and security regimes by artists and writers including Coco Fusco, Paul Shambroom, and Arundhati Roy, as well as soldiers and torture victims."

The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age, by Sylvia Wolf, Prestel Verlag, Munich, release date May 2010
from publisher's description: "Focusing exclusively on digital photography, Sylvia Wolf explores a medium that challenges our notions of the role of the artist and of an image’s relationship to the real. Taking readers from the earliest experiments in digital photography to the latest innovations, Wolf offers a historical perspective and points to future trends. The work of a global panoply of artists...."

Paul Shambroom: Picturing Power, 160 pages, 47 color plates, essays by Dick Hebdige, Diane Mullin, Helena Reckitt, Christopher Scoates, interview with Stuart Horodner, publ. Weisman Art Museum, distributed by D.A.P, release date: March 2008.
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Meetings, photographs and text by Paul Shambroom
Hardback, 40 color photographs, text of full meetings minutes, 128 pages, 12 X 9 inches
Chris Boot Publishing, London, U.S. release date: September, 2004
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Face to Face With the Bomb: Nuclear Reality After the Cold War, photographs by Paul Shambroom
Introduction by Richard Rhodes, 144 pages, 83 color plates, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
Release date: April, 2003
(out of print)

Photography After Frank: Essays by Philip Gefter, Aperture, NY, 2009, Gefter, Philip.

Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, Phaidon Press, London, 2006.
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The Photobook: A History - Volume II, Phaidon Press, London, 2006, Parr, Martin, & Badger, Gerry.
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