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Jeff Antebi

Jeff Antebi

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Profession: Photographer
Location: Los Angeles , United States ( LAX )
Home base: Los Angeles
URL: http://www.jeffantebi.com
URL: http://www.twitter.com/jeffantebi
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: English and a little Spanish
Organization: Freelance
Last login: almost 3 years ago
Member since: 24 Jul 2009 05:07

About

Jeff Antebi is the founder and creative director of Waxploitation, a company where he was responsible for developing the careers of artists including Gnarls Barkley, Danger Mouse and most recently Broken Bells as well as projects like Dangerdoom with Adult Swim and MF Doom, Dark Night of the Soul with David Lynch, and the infamous Grey Album.

Antebi produced the Causes 1 and Causes 2 album series to benefit the work of Oxfam, Human Rights Watch and Médecins Sans Frontières. The albums include songs from Diplo, Spoon, LCD Soundsystem, Animal Collective, The Shins, Devendra Banhart, The Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie among others.

As a photographer, Antebi has covered a number of conflicts including the war Afghanistan, a destabilized Haiti, the bloody Malay insurgency in South Thailand, and the drug cartel wars in Juarez. He was the first photographer ever exhibited by the acclaimed StolenSpace Gallery in London, home to Shephard Fairey, D*FACE and Pete Fowler to name a few. Antebi’s work has been featured by PBS NewsHour, CNN, The Paris Review, Rolling Stone, NPR, GOOD Magazine, and Andrew Sullivan of the Atlantic Monthly. His solo exhibition Haiti Before 1.12.10 was curated by LACMA’s Edward Robinson.

He’s currently working on two projects under Waxploitation’s Ways and Means book imprint, with original works from Erykah Badu, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Mogwai and more.

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Recent Post

Haiti Before 1.12.10

Special Haiti Photo Exhibit: Images from Jeff Antebi, Curated by LACMA’s Edward Robinson, to Benefit International Medical Corps

(March 5, 2010, Los Angeles ) — International Medical Corps and LACMA photography curator Edward Robinson present a special benefit exhibition of works by Jeff Antebi entitled Haiti: Before 1.12.10.

The exhibition will be on view from April 25 to May 9 across the street from LACMA at Creative Photography Workshops (6020 Wilshire Blvd , Los Angeles 90036 ). An opening reception will be held for the public on Saturday, April 24. In addition, a special evening will be hosted by KCRW’s Garth Trinidad on May 1.

“To view Jeff Antebi’s portraits of Haitians, taken only months before the devastating earthquake, provides valuable insight into the depth and character of Haiti ’s people. The sense of commitment and compassion he brings to bear on his subjects reaffirms photography’s power to inform and inspire, at a time when Haiti’s challenges remain great,” says Edward Robinson, Associate Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Dept. of LACMA and Curator of Antebi’s Haiti: Before 1.12.10.

Proceeds will benefit the Haiti relief, recovery and rebuilding efforts of International Medical Corps, a humanitarian, nonprofit organization which provides medical training and assistance to local populations worldwide. Since its inception nearly 25 years ago, International Medical Corps’ mission has been consistent: relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease, by delivering vital health care services that focus on training. This approach of helping people help themselves is critical to returning devastated populations to self-reliance.

“We are tremendously grateful to LACMA’s Edward Robinson and Jeff Antebi for bringing these images of Haitian people and their lives to the Los Angeles community. Their efforts will go a long way in helping us provide life-saving assistance to Haitians as they work to recover and rebuild,” said Nancy Aossey, President and CEO of International Medical Corps.

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05 Apr 2010 00:04 | 0 replies

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