Editors of the publishing platform Medium have chosen Frank Rodick’s recent essay “A Letter to My Younger Self on Life, Art, and What Really Matters” as one of their site’s feature articles. Read it here.
Thanks to curator Fabien Goncalves Borrega, the Art Museum of the Americas will feature a solo exhibition of Frank Rodick’s Liquid City in 2020.
Click here if you’d like to see Frank Rodick’s latest newsletter, a cupful of whispers, mailed late December 2019. If you want to be put on the mailing list for the quarterly newsletter, fill in the form by clicking here.
Haroldo Conti Cultural Center of Memory, Buenos Aires. Aug-Sep 2018
The Haroldo Conti Cultural Center of Memory hosted a solo exhibition by Frank Rodick, from August to September 2018, as part of the biennial Festival de la Luz in Argentina. With the support of the Canadian Embassy in Argentina, on exhibit were 32 works, ranging from the Revisitations works of 2010 to untitled selves, completed in 2017. Rodick gave an artist’s talk on August 10th on the issue of intergenerational trauma and art. As well, the Festival and the Argentine School of Photography partnered to host a workshop on August 12th led by Frank Rodick on the topic of creative process.
Click here for an article on the Festival de la Luz and Frank Rodick’s work.
Exhibition curated by Irina Chmyreva. Also workshop and lecture by Frank Rodick.
Krasnodar, Russia. October 2018
PhotoVisa, Russia’s annual festival of photographic art, presents a solo exhibition of Frank Rodick’s untitled selves work. As well, Rodick will lecture on his work, present a workshop on creative process, review portfolios, and act as one of the jurors for PhotoVisa’s photography competition.
Exhibition curated by Don Snyder
Ryerson University, Toronto. May 2018
Professor Don Snyder curates an exhibition of Frank Rodick's work at Ryerson's School of Image Arts as part of Contact 2018, Toronto's annual photography festival.
Professor Snyder is former chair in Ryerson's Image Arts School, with an extensive background in the history of photography, critical studies, and curation. He also teaches graduate level courses in the York-Ryerson Communication and Culture program. Dr. Snyder interests include "critical directions in photography and documentary practice during the past decade."
Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, United States. January 24 to May 25, 2018
A curator's choice exhibition of the fabulous teaching collection of Lehigh University, compiled by LUAG Director and Chief Curator Ricardo Viera over four decades. This exhibition includes work by Robert Heinecken, Chema Madoz, Jerry Uelsmann, Liliana Porter, Lou Stoumen, Graciela Iturbide, Mike Disfarmer, Duane Michals, and others including Frank Rodick.
Quarterly newsletter by Frank Rodick
Posted Dec 31, 2017
For his first newsletter of 2018, Frank Rodick covered current issues in art news, posted links to articles of interest, covered the work of two favourite photographic artists, and more. View the newsletter by clicking above and sign up to received future issues here.
Blog post by Frank Rodick
Posted Dec 31, 2017
In September 2017, Frank Rodick delivered the opening remarks to the Education Symposium of the China Pingyao International Photography Festival. This blog post is a summary of those remarks, observations on teaching and what it means to be a photo-based artist when 242,000 photographs are being made per second.
Exhibition at China Pingyao International Festival of Photographs
Pingyao, China. September 2017
The first public showing of Frank Rodick's new work, untitled selves, took place in the city of Pingyao in China as part of one of the world's largest photo art festivals. Noted curator Dr. Irina Chmyreva chose eight works from this series for display alongside the work of five other international artists in her exhibition, Relics from a Space Ship, a meditation on history, time, and aspiration. Rodick gave a lecture on creative process for photographic artists and delivered the opening remarks for the festival’s symposium on photography education.
Buenos Aires. August 2018
Frank Rodick joined Elda Harrington and Silvia Mangialardi on the selection committee for the 2018 Festival of Light in Buenos Aires.
Book cover, July 2017
Adriana Hidalgo has published The Use of Bodies, a Spanish translation of the new book by Italian philosopher and political theorist Giorgio Agamben . The cover features the piece Self-portrait (season of mists, no. 3) from Frank Rodick's Season of Mists series.
Images & essay, 2017
One of the most beautiful websites you'll find anywhere, the latest issue of the online journal Revista Corrientes features work from Frank Rodick's Everything will be forgotten and Season of mists series.
Dedicated to photo-based art, L'Oeil de la Photographie, published a portfolio of the series by Frank Rodick based on the life and death of his parents.
Workshop led by Frank Rodick. Buenos Aires, 2016
As part of Argentina's biennial Festival de la Luz, Frank Rodick led a two day workshop focused on helping visual artists enhance their personal creative process. Drawing on his own experience as both an artist and practicing psychotherapist, he worked with artists at all career levels, helping each of them put together a personal plan for boosting their creativity. Over the past years, Rodick has delivered workshops based on this theme in various formats to various audiences.