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The FORMAT International Photography Festival Conference

The FORMAT International Photography Festival Conference under the festival’s theme of ‘Evidence’ occurred on Friday 10th April, on the year of FORMAT’s 10th anniversary. The day featured talks by 28 speakers split into four parts over the day: the Political, … Continue reading

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The State of Photography – GRAIN Symposium

23rd January 2015, Library of Birmingham The Library of Birmingham Having returned from The Library of Birmingham, and the excellent GRAIN Symposium on The State of Photography, late last month, I find myself reflecting back on a positive and enthusiastic response … Continue reading

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Carlisle Photo Festival 2014

Now in its third year, the Carlisle Photo Festival, has for the first time invited Street Level Photoworks to show a series of work called ‘Working the Border’. The group exhibition based upon the Anglo-Scottish border has found an ideal … Continue reading

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The 6th National Photography Symposium

The 6th National Photography Symposium was hosted by Birmingham Library from the 12th to the 14th June 2014, and organised by Redeye. The days were themed, with the Thursday indexed to ‘Routes into Photography’ and a panel session looking at … Continue reading

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UNSEEN PHOTOFAIR AMSTERDAM 2012

‘Unseen Photo Fair closed its doors on Sunday 23 September 2012 with reports of strong sales and a high level of gallerist and visitor satisfaction. With the collectors and institutions visiting Amsterdam’s new photo fair from the Middle East, South America, across … Continue reading

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Interview with Alasdair Foster

In September 2012, I attended the Kaunas Photo Festival to participate as a reviewer in their international portfolio competition (blog to follow soon!…). At the event I caught up with fellow reviewer Alasdair Foster from Australia and put a few … Continue reading

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National Photography Symposium 2012

This years NPS took place at  Somerset House and the Stand Hotel in London as part of World Photo London. There was a great selection of panelists from an extensive section of the photographic industry, all of whom were experts … Continue reading

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DATA – Daily Action Time Archive in Budapest

In late March I travelled to Budapest with Aitch (aka Peter Haining) to look out hundreds of single page artworks covering several years of the DATA project – to scan and bring back the digital simulacra on a Hard Drive … Continue reading

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Redeye The Photography Network, Manchester

Malcolm and I made a trip to Manchester to meet with Paul Herrman the Director of Redeye The Photography Network. We had a great discussion on organisational issues and how and in what ways photography advocacy organisations like both of … Continue reading

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Autograph – Rivington Place

24.1.2012 Visited Autograph for a meeting with Mark Sealy (Autograph Director), Ajamu (artist and curator) and Deborah Cherry (writer and academic) regarding a partnership project focusing on the work and legacy of Maud Sulter. Maud was a Glaswegian artist, writer, … Continue reading

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