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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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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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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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Knowles West Media Centre, South Bristol

November 2011  Knowle West Media Centre is an exemplar organisation negotiating the complex intersection of community, art and social/ economic regeneration. Knowle West (an estate of 6,500 households) is an area of Bristol, which, according to KWMC’s Annual Report, faces … Continue reading

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International Centre for Photography (ICP) – New York

7.10.11 Interpreting the power and evolution of photography, the ICP is a museum and school dedicated to the understanding and appreciation of photography which it does through exhibitions, collections, and education in vocational, degree and post-graduate studies – thousands of … Continue reading

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Aperture Foundation, New York

6.10.11 The current show by Bruce Davidson at Aperture is a fascinating series of documentary photographs of the New York subway in the early 80s – a subterrean graffiti scrawled world that has been substantially cleaned up since then. Unusually, … Continue reading

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KlompChing Gallery, Brooklyn

6.10.11 I first met Debra Klomp-Ching and Darren Ching in 2006 at the much missed Rhubard Rhubarb portfolio review in Birmingham. KlompChing Gallery opened in 2007 with Simon Roberts’ exhibition ‘Motherland’  and is owned and run by Debra Klomp-Ching and … Continue reading

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