Deanna Templeton takes over Dusseldorf...

With only one functioning arm.
We walk over to the NRW-Forum and are greeted with a huge Deanna banner hanging over the doorway. As you saw in the last post, there are posters all over town in circular stands and billboards. It is impossible to walk through town without seeing Deanna's work.
Times have changed. Deanna made me put on the white gloves! Her artwork has now climbed to the "White Glove Treatment" level. You know you are big-time when...
A team of professional art hangers got busy putting up work faster than Deanna could figure out where she wanted it.
Deanna and Werner, the Director of the NRW-Forum discuss the finer points of a body autograph.
Ever heard of the magazine Stern? It's pretty big in Germany - like David Hasselhof big. They featured Deanna on their website.
Deanna with some of her recently hung photographs.
Did you know your can buy her self-published book (with sponsorship from RVCA and Emerica) called "17-Days" at the RVCA Store?
Deanna asked for the room to be painted blue, and within 4 hours it was painted and the team was busy hanging and expertly lighting each photo. Museums don't mess around.
The next day started at 11 AM and ended at 7 PM with Deanna doing non-stop interviews for newspapers, magazines, and TV cameras. She was a trooper.
Oh yeah, - it's art.
Deanna in front of one of her many interview backdrops.

The sign when you walk up the steps to her floor...
These TV people set up a dolly shot so Deanna could walk in front of her artwork. They had very specific ideas. I had to sign the woman's arm for the camera so they could get a signing shot.
"Walk baby walk! Yeah! More Surreal!!!!"
The lighting was really nice. It makes you focus on just the photographs.
On the street in Dusseldorf...
Deanna's lowly documentarian. (I have a show up too! And a new one coming in Berlin!)
It's a wonderful life (except breaking your arm.)
Posted April 2nd, 2009
you guys are make a great team
Posted By: scoot on April 2nd, 2009 at 03:32PM PST
holy crap im dyslexic sorry
Posted By: scoot on April 2nd, 2009 at 03:32PM PST
Congratulations Deanna. The show looks epic.
(There's something very Michael Jackson-eque about your latest post Ed).
Posted By: garry on April 2nd, 2009 at 03:36PM PST
the lighting makes the photos pop! they don't fuck around there at all
congrats deanna!
congrats bearded photographer guy!
Posted By: Eggs McManus on April 2nd, 2009 at 06:21PM PST
you guys ever do anything near detroit past or future?
Posted By: ryan on April 2nd, 2009 at 11:49PM PST
oh my god ed. you were so romantic at the end of that deanna interview vid. pretty cool :).
Posted By: bummed on April 3rd, 2009 at 03:02AM PST
No plans for Detroit on the horizon, but I would be down.
Posted By: ed on April 3rd, 2009 at 03:55AM PST
deanna's a total rockstar!
Posted By: damn. on April 3rd, 2009 at 03:58AM PST
Posted By: devin on April 3rd, 2009 at 08:29PM PST
i never heard how she broke her arm.
how'd it happen?
Posted By: jake on April 4th, 2009 at 09:57AM PST
deanna seems like a sweetheart!

Nice work templeton's....nice work on the video NRW.

looking forward to this years surf open!
Posted By: mikeyb on April 4th, 2009 at 11:21AM PST
congratulations on your show Deanna looks like you guys are having fun. The photos of the food look yummy.
I hope your arm feels better soon Deanna.
Thanks for sending me the e-mail ED

your bro matt
Posted By: matt templeton on April 4th, 2009 at 06:16PM PST
Don't you understand that it's the best time to receive the loans, which would realize your dreams.
Posted By: BrigitteLyons on March 2nd, 2010 at 05:41AM PST
Your work and public awareness grows. Great for you!!!!
Posted By: Joe Abate on February 21st, 2012 at 03:41PM PST
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