Zenfolio | Howard Bond Photographs

Zenfolio | Howard Bond Photographs | Portfolio XXIII: Enigma

Howard Bond, whose photographs are in the collections of more than 30 museums in the United States and Europe, has had over 60 one-man and 40 group exhibitions. The recipient of a Michigan Council for the Arts Creative Artist Grant, he has published 2 books and 23 limited edition portfolios of prints. His educational activities include 24 years of writing for Photo Techniques magazine and 34 years of teaching workshops that have been attended by over 2000 photographers. from 5 continents.

Portfolio XXIII contains ten abstract, selenium toned, silver prints, approximately 10” x 13”, mounted on 16” x 20” museum board, signed, numbered, and presented in a custom clamshell case. The edition is limited to 30 sets. The 5×7 negatives were made from real subjects and the images were not altered beyond the use of normal darkroom controls. Subjects are not identified and titles are abstract, in order to give complete freedom to viewers’ imaginations.

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About Farah Mahbub

Farah Mahbub was born and brought up in Karachi. She attained her bachelor’s degree in fine art, literature and psychology. Being primarily self-taught, she has been working as a professional photographer since 1988. Her photographic journey has taken its course through exploration of various genres, ranging from fine art, commercial, architectural and landscape photography. However for her, personal self-expression is best conveyed through fine art photography, which she continues to explore and dedicate her abilities to. Working formerly in analogue, her present work now is primarily in the digital format. As a practicing artist, Farah’s work has been exhibited in both local and international exhibitions including the 11th Asian Art Biennale in Bangladesh and the Mohatta Palace Museum in Pakistan. Her work has also been published in multiple books most notably Journeys of the Spirit: Pakistan Art in the New Millenium. Farah joined the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 1997 as a faculty member, where she has been ever since. Under her tenure, photography has evolved from a single class into an undergraduate minor spanning the Communication Design and Fine Art and Interior Design departments. Farah recently had her fifth solo show "Baraka Silsila-e-Nisbat" with an accompanying monograph. View all posts by Farah Mahbub

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