More than 900 feet of photography featured on the Eastside Trail installation
ATLANTA – As part of the 2014 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition, Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is partnering with United Photo Industries of NY to exhibit “The Fence,” a photographic installation consisting of more than 900 feet of work from photographers selected in an international call for entries. “The Fence” will be displayed on the Eastside Trail during the 2014 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibit in Atlanta from September through November. It will also be exhibited during that time in both Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City and Rose F. Kennedy Greenway in Boston. Now in its third year, “The Fence” has drawn 1.5 million visitors annually while on view at Brooklyn Bridge Park. More than 40 photographers are participating in the installation across the three cities. For more information on “The Fence,” visit: fence.photovillenyc.org.
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, now in its fifth year, kicked off on September 6 with the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade. Featuring the work of more than 100 visual and performing artists, the exhibition brings local, national, and international artists to an eight-mile linear outdoor gallery around the City of Atlanta. The exhibition runs through mid-November and features murals, sculptures, photography, and other interactive installations. Additional performances will take place on October 18 in Gordon White Park and October 19 in Historic Fourth Ward Park. For more information and a full performance schedule visit: art.beltline.org.
About Art on the Atlanta BeltLine:
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is largest temporary public art exhibition in the history of Atlanta. It showcases the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. This spectacular project places working professionals alongside emerging artists, and draws residents and visitors into some of the most unique public spaces in the City of Atlanta, providing powerful new perspectives on the city and its vibrant neighborhoods. The exhibition showcases how art strengthens and beautifies current and former industrial areas and creates signature spaces exemplifying the transformation of the city through the Atlanta BeltLine. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine touches almost 20 intown communities.
About Atlanta Celebrates Photography:
Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic arts and the enrichment of the Atlanta art community. Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) aims to make Atlanta a leading center for the world’s fastest growing art form. Primarily, by producing the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the United States, we provide experiences that engage and educate diverse audiences through lens-based media. ACP hosts an annual, citywide photography festival in October: the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival. The festival includes a wide variety of exhibitions and multiple events around Atlanta and throughout the surrounding communities. The festival’s diverse offerings bring together professional and amateur photographers, general art enthusiasts, gallery owners, critics, and collectors. For more info, please see: http://acpinfo.org