Over the past year we've been working with Bay Area photographer Hal Fischer on reprinting of the complete portfolio of Gay Semiotics and the billboard that was produced in conjunction with the original exhibition in 1977. Next week the reproduction of the original billboard will be on display at Pearl and Market Street in the Castro. Be sure to scan the Castro skyline and check out the full exhibition of Gay Semiotics at Ratio 3 on May 22nd. Also there's a great interview between Hal Fischer and Julia Byran-Wilson in the Spring 2015 edition of Aperture. http://www.aperture.org/blog/gay-semiotics-revisited/
We've had the pleasure of working with photographer Lucy Gray scanning and printing her body of work, Balancing Acts. In March, Princeton Architectural Press published her monograph of the same title. Gray will also be exhibiting Balancing Acts at the Harvey Milk Photo Center May 9th-June 7th. The opening reception is May 9th 1pm-4pm and from 2pm-4pm she will be on hand signing copies of her book!
This spring we published Dean Byington by Dean Byington. Byington has worked with UDC for many years, this publication gives insight into the artist's history, source materials and methods. It also includes an original short story and poem by the acclaimed author and essayist Rick Moody.
Dean Byington will be exhibiting The New City at Leslie Tonkonow Gallery in New York City, May 16th-June 10th!