One Life

April 16, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Photographers | 1 Comment |
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On display at the Mark Lakin Photography Gallery, the photographic exhibition “One Life” is a retrospective of the photographer’s most recent travels through Africa, Cuba, India and Iceland. The images on show represent Lakin’s journey to explore the distinct lifestyles, eclectic architecture, and varied landscapes of parallel civilizations to our modern 21st century. Highlights from the exhibition include images of the traditional tribes of Southern Ethiopia from a humanitarian expedition with legendary explorer Kingsley Holgate, the animals of the great migration in Tanzania, a recent poverty immersion experience in Mozambique for the non-profit organization CouldYou?, and a recent trip to Malawi profiling the lives of children in need.Situated in the burgeoning arts scene of Manhattan’s West Village, the Mark Lakin Photography Galleryis open seven days a week from 12pm to 9pm.

Mark Lakin Photography Press Release

“ONE LIFE” ON VIEW AT MARK LAKIN PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY

About the Exhibition

“ONE LIFE” is a retrospective of Mark Lakin’s most recent travels through Africa, Cuba, India and Iceland… a visual exploration of the incredibly diverse individual lives we live despite comprising a single human race. The exhibition images represent Lakin’s journey to explore the distinct lifestyles, eclectic architecture, and varied landscapes of parallel civilizations to our modern 21st century. Above all, “ONE LIFE” captures the unique and indomitable spirit of the human race when faced with adversity set against the backdrop of mother nature’s most stunning and dramatic landscapes… a celebration of the incredible richness and beauty of the human race and our planet. Highlights from the exhibition include images of the traditional tribes of Southern Ethiopia from a humanitarian expedition with legendary explorer Kingsley Holgate, the animals of the great migration in Tanzania, a recent poverty immersion experience in Mozambique for the non-profit organization CouldYou?, and a recent trip to Malawi profiling the lives of children in need. Situated in the burgeoning arts scene of Manhattan’s West Village, the gallery is open to art lovers, curious global nomads, philanthropists, humanitarians, and conservationists alike. “ONE LIFE” will be periodically updated and on view through the winter. The gallery is open seven days a week from 12pm to 9pm. Lakin is often in the gallery, and loves to talk about his photography and share his travel experiences.

Mark Lakin Biography
Mark Lakin is a travel photographer, philanthropist, and Co-founder of Epic Road (http://www.epicroad.com), a luxury travel agency that provides curious global nomads with immersive bespoke travel itineraries in Africa and the Arctic combining the planet’s great adventures with thought-provoking experiences related to humanitarian and conservation issues. Lakin’s passion for travel, photography, and philanthropy galvanized a journey around the world across six continents and several dozen countries that continues today. Mark is a fine art travel photographer whose purpose has been to use photography as a means to document pristine landscapes and exotic animals and record humanity in its most evocative moments. His inspirations include tribal culture, animal migration, extreme sports, ethnic markets, vibrant beaches, and local architecture. Mark is passionate about his non-profit work to educate Africa’s youth and alleviate poverty. He serves as an active Board member of goods for good, a non-profit organization that supports the education of 65,000 orphans in Malawi. He also leads immersion experiences in Africa related to poverty and human rights abuses for CouldYou, a non-profit organization that helps American of influence find where their individual skill sets intersect with the needs of humanity. Lakin’s portfolio includes images from a bow & arrow hunt with the Hadzabe tribe of Tanzania, getting lost on the streets on Havana, tracking the big cats in the Serengeti, white water rafting down the Zambezi river, camel trekking through Northern India, relaxing in the solitude of Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, gorilla tracking up the volcanoes of Rwanda, desert sunrises at Nevada’s annual Burning Man festival, and exploring the remote Icelandic countryside.


Photograph: Mark Lakin



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Really its Awesome Photo.

6:41 am - Wednesday, April 17, 2013