Tag Archives: Trying to Find the Ocean

Trying to Find the Ocean at Urbanautica Institute, Italy

Happy to have donated a copy of “Trying to Find the Ocean” to the recently inaugurated Urbanautica Institute, under the command of curator, editor and art director at large – Steve Bisson. U.I. has opened its doors in Asolo, Italy (just north of Venice), where Steve has transitioned his excellent art journal into a dedicated […]

Photobook Exhibition, Fotografia Europea 2016

Beyond honored to have Trying to Find the Ocean featured in this fantastic space . . . photobook exhibition in Reggio Emilia as part of Fotografia Europea 2016. If you find yourself in northern Italy, in and around Milan, definitely visit the citywide photography celebration. All exhibits are up through July 10th.

Interview for Wavepool with Kyle Seis (Jan. 26, 2015)

Happy to discuss Trying to Find the Ocean a bit in-depth with Kyle Seis, for Wavepool.

Le PhotobookFest, Paris – Trying to Find the Ocean for sale

I’m pleased to announce signed copies ofTrying to Find the Ocean will be available for sale at Le PhotoBookFest in Paris this weekend, Nov. 14-16, in tandem with Paris Photo. Be sure to visit L’Ascenseur Végétal’s pop-up bookshop of great books. Tell Claude, I sent you! He will have several photographers present doing signings, as […]

Trying to Find the Ocean at NY Art Book Fair

Signed copies of “Trying to Find the Ocean” will be available for sale at the NY Art Book Fair tomorrow through Sunday. Swing by Empty Stretch publisher’s table (in the small press dome) to check it out and ES’ great publications, including the release of their heralded and latest Petty Thieves volume, #5. As always, […]

Mark Alice Durant on Michael Ast’s “Trying to Find the Ocean”

Mark Alice Durant’s essay from Trying to Find the Ocean now featured on Saint Lucy – Durant’s extraordinarily insightful website about contemporary photography and art. Complete Essay Here at Saint Lucy

Interview, Bucks County Herald – Self-publishing & Trying to Find the Ocean

A local newspaper, the Bucks County Herald, spoke with me last week about self-publishing and Trying to Find the Ocean. The Summer saw great sales after releasing my book in June. I’m pleased TTFTO has been shipped to many parts of the globe. Much thanks to everyone who purchased a copy and showed interest in […]

Interview for Photojournalism Now (Aug. 8, 2014)

“The first thing I noticed about American photographer Michael Ast’s debut book is how these images carry the tempo of a city, in this case Baltimore, Maryland. It is almost as if Ast’s camera is a barometer for the mood of this town seen in its human and animal inhabitants, its concrete structures, cracked roads, […]

Trying to Find the Ocean – Feature on Lenscratch

I’m pleased to have my book featured on Lenscratch. Much gratitude goes to one of photography’s saints – Aline Smithson, for sharing with her world-wide audience. Many photographs from the book accompany the article. Thanks for looking. View full feature at LENSCRATCH

Trying to Find the Ocean – Afterword Essay by Mark Alice Durant

The Afterword essay from Trying to Find the Ocean by Mark Alice Durant has been posted. You can read the full essay here. – AFTERWORD