Recently BCS has been featured in the New York Times, ARTnews, and one of Kate Joyce’s works gets a full page treatment in the August 2014 issue of Harper’s magazine (print edition only – on news stands any day now).
For a full listing of BCS media coverage, go HERE.
I flipped on the television at lunchtime and the Tampa Bay Rays were playing the Toronto Blue Jays in a spring training game. In March, the MLB Network showed two or three of these exhibitions a day, an Observer Effect hazard that over time may very well change the nature of spring training, and baseball itself. When will the last mid-career starting pitcher abandon the time-honored, disciplined practice of throwing nothing but fastballs for four straight innings, taking his lumps from hitters purely in order to regain his arm strength and command, because he knows fans will be watching on television when he gives up a two-run double to some unknown minor-league scrub wearing no.
There will be a series of BCS book events in July and August, plus a screening of Ivan Weiss’ 75-minute film, Leaving Traces, documenting the documentarians of BCS. Admission is free to all events. Here are those dates and details, including BCS artists confirmed for each event.
July 10. 7pm. Regulator Bookshop. Durham, N.C. A BCS book event featuring reading by Adam Sobsey, the book’s primary writer, to be followed by a Q&A with Sobsey and book editor, Sam Stephenson.
BULL CITY SUMMER BOOK AVAILABLE NOW AT THE DBAP
Limited Edition, Fine Art Hardback Documents 2013 Season with the Durham Bulls
DURHAM, NC — The culminating piece of the Bull City Summer documentary project, a 216-page book chronicling the entire 2013 season at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, is now available at the stadium’s team store.
The limited edition hardback, published by Daylight Books, features 129 fine art photographic reproductions from nationally acclaimed photographers including Alex Harris, Frank Hunter, Kate Joyce, Elizabeth Matheson, Leah Sobsey, Alec Soth, Hank Willis Thomas, Hiroshi Watanabe, Ivan Weiss, and Jeff Whetstone.