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Deformer Slide Show!

To celebrate the release of his new Deformer book, Emerica pro Ed Templeton will be giving his first-ever slide show presentation at Family bookstore on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm! He will discuss images from the book and accept questions from the audience.

Eleven years in the making and compiling more than 30 years of material, Deformer's photographs give a sun-drenched glimpse of what it's like to be young and alive in the "suburban domestic incubator" of Orange County. Deformer interweaves disciplinary letters from Templeton's grandfather and religious notes from his mother with sketches, snapshots, telling images and the occasional brutal tale, laying out an unresolved narrative that plunges readers headlong into Templeton's chaotic youth and his reliance on art and skateboarding to accommodate its stresses and joys.

"Skateboarding allowed me to travel the world, and that showed me that where I live is totally messed up," he observes. "That perspective has fueled me and been a source for my art." Through photos, stories and ephemera of all sorts from his youth and teenage years, Templeton offers readers an intensely close and personal look at an artist's coming of age.

Family
436 N. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, California
(323) 782-9221
Open noon to 9:00 pm daily.

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(7) responses to: Deformer Slide Show!

  1. 1st :O this is great! i wish i was there! :(

    Strange Days's Emeritar Strange Days Posted:
  2. 2nd iam there

    joey's Emeritar joey Posted:
  3. 2nd

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  4. eds the man

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  5. man sounds awsome E-T rocks 3rd

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  7. COO COO

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