“Baltimore: Block by Block, A Work in Progress” exhibition opens Dec. 1
Baltimore: Block by Block, A Work in Progress
12/1/ – 1/8/16
Opening Reception: 12/4 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Print Sale: 12/8 6pm – 10pm
422-426 Old Town Mall [Gay Street], 2010 ~ ©James SingewaldBaltimore: Block by Block, A Work in Progress is an extension of James Singewald’s graduate thesis, Baltimore: A History, Block by Block, at MICA in which he photographed every building on Old Town Mall (formerly Gay Street) in East Baltimore, researched the history behind the neighborhood, how it declined, and what is being planned for its future. The show is being held at: Pixilated Federal Hill
Using a 4×5 view camera and Fujichrome Velvia slide film, James has photographed ten main Baltimore streets, building by building, block by block. So far he has documented approximately 75 city blocks (including Old Town Mall) with about 525 images.James Singewald was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He moved to Philadelphia in 1998 to attend the University of the Arts where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. In 2008, he moved to Baltimore where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photographic and Electronic Media from the Maryland Institute College of Art.