Donald Weber talk at Gulf Photo Plus on 14th January 2015
Donald Weber - Omaha Beach Shrapnel #188, Sector Dog White From the Series ‘War Sand,’ Work-in-Progress
Gulf Photo Plus will be hosting a talk with VII photographer and 2015 World Press Photo jury Donald Weber on Wednesday, 14th January 2015 at 7pm.
The talk is free to attend, but you need to register here before attending.
Donald Weber will discuss his newest work-in-progress, War Sand, a project about science, history and the meanings of sacrifice. Looking at the D-Day beaches of Normandy, Weber encompasses micro-archeology, landscape photography, geology and physics to examine the remnants of war, from a sub-atomic to cosmological level.
Weber will discuss the genesis of the idea, from initial inspiration through to the final images, offering an inside view on the creation and complications of long form stories.
Weber is the author of three books and recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lange-Taylor Prize, the Duke and Duchess of York Prize, two World Press Photo Awards, PDN’s 30, was named an Emerging Photo Pioneer by American Photo and shortlisted for the prestigious Scotiabank Photography Prize.