San Jose's Seeing Things Gallery will be hosting a book launch party/exhibition tomorrow to celebrate the release of Mark Whiteley's new book. You need to check it out if you're in the area. Here's the press release:
Seeing Things is happy to announce the upcoming release and exhibition for Mark Whiteley’s new book of photographs titled “We Are All In the Gutter But Some Of Us Are Holding Flashes.” The show and book will both launch on Saturday, May 16th at Seeing Things Gallery in San Jose, CA.
The book features approximately 100 of Mark’s favorite action images shot between 1993 and 2014, and the show features selected prints from the book.
Mark has documented the world of skateboarding over the last 20+ years, first as a videographer, then as photographer, writer and editor, and also has served as a brand manager and productions director. His roots have long been in the Bay Area though his work and influence have been global.
The book, released by Seeing Things Publications, features dozens of important names from the past several decades, including the likes of Jerry Hsu, Louie Barletta, Marc Johnson, Jason Adams, Stefan Janoski, Brian Anderson, Paul Rodriguez, Omar Salazar, Alex Olson, Gino Iannucci, Ocean Howell, Ray Barbee, Matt Field, Josh Kalis, Jason Lee, Sean Malto and many more. Also included is an introduction by Eric Swisher of Chromeball Incident.
(120 page, perfect bound, color & black and white book)