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Stacy Kranitz, As it Was Give(n) to Me
October 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join Art in the Park in Welcoming artist Stacy Kranitz
Sunday October 23, 2022 at 3pm
Stacy Kranitz in conversation with photographer Sofia Valiente
Followed by Q and A, and book signing of her newly released book, As it Was Give(n) to Me, published by Twin Palms in 2022.
As it Was Give(n) to Me, by Stacy Kranitz and and Foreverglades by Sofia Valiente will be available for purchase.
**Proof of vaccine required for entrance into the building, and masks are highly encouraged.
Art in the Park, 5568 Via Marisol Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Art in the Park is located in Hermon Park, by the back tennis courts next to the playground, Directions
Stacy Kranitz is an artist based in eastern Tennessee. Her work explores history, representation, and otherness within the documentary tradition. Kranitz’s epic first monograph As it Was Give(n) to Me presents an intimate perspective on the Appalachian region of the United States, and its role in a politically divided nation. This work has been shortlisted for a Paris Photo – Aperture First Photobook Award. Her work has been featured in Harper’s Magazine, Mother Jones, The New York Times, TIME and Vanity Fair. She is a 2020 Guggenheim fellow.
Sofia Valiente is an artist based in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Riverside, CA. Her first book, Miracle Village, was published in 2014 by Fabrica. In 2019 she debuted her project, Foreverglades, as a public art exhibition and book. The work explores life in a small agricultural town in South Florida called Belle Glades. The exhibition and book were supported through the Knight Foundation and a State of Florida, Individual Artist grant. Her work has been published in Time Lightbox, Bloomberg Businessweek, VICE, the Guardian, Internazionale, El Mundo, Financial Times, the Marshall Project and the British Journal of Photography.
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