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Daylight Books Fall 2014 Pre-Launch Signing

Please join us for a pre-launch book signing for Daylight’s Fall 2014 titles including Linda Troeller & Marion Schneider – Orgasm; Robert Shults – The Superlative Light; Elaine Mayes – Recently; Wyatt Gallery – #SANDY; E. Brady Robinson – Art Desks; and Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Collapses. The artists will be present to chat, answer questions and sign books.

Presenters: Linda Troeller Marion Schneider Robert Shults Elaine Mayes E. Brady Robinson Hiroshi Watanabe Wyatt Gallery

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands

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  • Daylight

Please join us for a pre-launch book signing for Daylight’s Fall 2014 titles including Linda Troeller & Marion Schneider – Orgasm; Robert Shults – The Superlative Light; Elaine Mayes – Recently; Wyatt Gallery – #SANDY; E. Brady Robinson – Art Desks; and Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Collapses. The artists will be present to chat, answer questions and sign books.

Presenter Bios

  • Linda Troeller

    Linda Troeller

    Linda Troeller is an award-winning photographer based in New York. Her acclaimed book Chelsea Hotel: An Artist’s Memoir was exhibited at the F/Stop Photography Festival in Germany; the University of the Arts in Philadelphia; and the Melkweg Gallery and Coda Museum in The Netherlands. She also published Healing Waters with Aperture and Spa Journeys with powerHouse Books. She has co-authored two books with Marion Schneider –Erotic Lives of Women (Scalo, 1998) and Orgasm: Photographs and Interviews (Daylight, 2014). Troeller’s photographs are part of several collections including the University of Texas, Austin and the Smithsonian Museum.

  • Marion Schneider

    Marion Schneider

    Marion Schneider is a scholar, ethnographer, and spa entrepreneur living in the state of Thuringia in Germany. She is the co-author, along with photographer Linda Troeller, of the acclaimed 1998 volume The Erotic Lives of Women (Scalo, 1998) that paved the way for her second book project with Troeller, Orgasm: Photographs and Interviews (Daylight, 2014). Schneider’s interest in exploring female sexuality originates from her work as an ethnographer and historian. She is the co-owner of Toskanaworld, a renowned group of spas and hotels in Germany that offer preventative and rehabilitative therapies.

  • Robert Shults

    Robert Shults

    Photographer and educator Robert Shults is based in Austin, Texas. He studied photography in Central America, and has traveled and photographed extensively throughout Latin America, Britain, and the United States. His work has been included in exhibitions at The Print Center, Coastal Arts League Museum, and The Camera Club of New York. He is a 2008 recipient of the Prix de la Photographie – Paris as well as a B&W Magazine Merit Award, and he has been published in WIRED, Smithsonian, and The New York Times, amongst others. From 2007 to 2010, he taught photography at the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Elaine Mayes

    Elaine Mayes

    Elaine Mayes is a fine arts and documentary photographer who has been working with camera produced images since 1960. She received a BA in Art from Stanford University and studied photography and painting at the California School of Fine Arts. Her photographs have been exhibited at a variety of institutions including MOMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She has also published several books, including When I Dance, and Ki ‘i No Hawai’i. Currently she lives in Upstate, New York and is producing books and portfolios from her archives while also creating new work.

  • E. Brady Robinson

    E. Brady Robinson

    E. Brady Robinson received her BFA in photography from The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and her MFA in photography from Cranbrook Art Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally at Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Civilian Art Projects, FotoWeekDC and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Select collections include: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Orlando Museum of Art and Spanish Cultural Center in Santo Domingo, DR. Robinson is represented by Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC. She has compiled her work on her recently launched website

  • Hiroshi Watanabe

    Hiroshi Watanabe

    Hiroshi Watanabe is a Japanese photographer based in California. He graduated from Department of Photography, College of Art, at Nihon University. He moved to Los Angeles after graduation and became involved in the production of TV commercials, eventually working as a producer. In 1995 his passion for photography rekindled, and since then he has traveled extensively, photographing what he finds intriguing at that time and place. His work has been published around the world, and has been exhibited in many galleries across the United States and Japan.

  • Wyatt Gallery

    Wyatt Gallery

    Wyatt Gallery, a person not a place, received his BFA from NYU Tisch School of The Arts. He’s a recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship, PDN 30 & Rising Stars, 25 Under 25 Up-and-Coming American Photographers and his photographs are in major collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the George Eastman House, and were featured in Moving Walls 19 at George Soros’ Open Society. His work has been featured in Esquire, Mother Jones, The New York Times, amongst others. His books raise awareness and donate 100% royalties to communities affected by natural disasters. Gallery is currently working on his next book Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean.


  • Daylight


    Daylight is a nonprofit organization dedicated to publishing art and photography books. By exploring the documentary mode along with the more conceptual concerns of fine art, Daylight’s uniquely collectible publications work to revitalize the relationship between art, photography, and the world at large.

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