Calls for Papers

CFP: Viewing and Reading the Photographs of The Family of Man

Viewing and Reading the Photographs of The Family of Man
Friday 17 June 2011, University of Durham, UK
As part of the activities associated with Ariella Azoulay’s tenure as a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in conjunction with Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies (DCAPS), we are planning to host an interdisciplinary 1-day workshop related to one of Ariella’s major… Read More

PHOTO-LEXIC: The Forensic Dimensions of Photography

A One Day Conference & MA Workshop
March 11 2011
Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London
In collaboration with the Photo-Lexic, International Research Group, Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University.
In the past two decades, photography as a discourse has undergone a fundamental upheaval. The invention of digital photography has affected the… Read More

CFP: Philosophy of Photography Journal

Philosophy of Photography Journal

Call for Papers
The editors welcome inquiries and submissions from researchers and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines, who seek to explore any aspect of photography from a theoretical standpoint. The journal publishes articles, reviews, conference reports, occasional symposia on key topics and critical… Read More

Call for Papers: Exhibiting Photography

Exhibiting Photography – International Conference
Date: 8 – 10 April, 2011
University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
In April 2011, the annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize will be presented by The Photographer’s Gallery at the University of Westminster’s flagship exhibition space Ambika P3. The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize rewards one living… Read More

Call for Essays: Deleuze and Photography

In his treatment of the modernist painter Francis Bacon, Deleuze argues that we are “besieged by photographs.” These mechanically-(re)produced images, according to Deleuze, can function as narratives, clichés, and memories that limit or regulate our creative efforts. The documentary technology, in other words, can be deployed to suspend and stagnate creative energies… Read More

Call for papers 2011 SOFEIR Conference, 10-11 mars 2011 University of Brest, France

Call for papers
2011 SOFEIR Conference
(Société Française d’Etudes Irlandaises)
10-11 mars 2011
University of Brest, France
Freeze Frame : Focusing, Distorting, Restructuring
Images are all-important in our representations of the world, be it in the field of historical archives, political iconology or cultural and aesthetic productions.
The freeze frame and magnifying effect… Read More

The Versatile Image: Photography in the Era of Web 2.0

University of Sunderland are calling for papers that deal with the implications of the ‘digital revolution’ and the upsurge of new photographic practices like photo-sharing sites, social networking, and ‘citizen photography’ to concepts of what constitutes the photographic.
Call for Papers:
The 21st century digital universe is undoubtedly a “hypervisual”… Read More

Re-Gendering Images and Identities: Photography, Art and the Transgendered Body

Stephen Whittle and Sara Davidmann are in the process of completing a book proposal for an edited anthology on the significance of photography and other forms of image making to issues of self-visualisation, representation and the visibility of trans people. The completed book is aimed at publication in 2011 and will bring together essays by trans academics, activists and authors… Read More

AAH: Art Photography & its Markets

AAH Annual Conference 2011
31 March – 2 April, University of Warwick
Since the invention of the medium, writing on photography has sought to distinguish an aesthetic practice from instrumental applications in the fields of, among many others, science, travel and exploration, portraiture, fashion, and documentation. The recent designations ‘artists using photography’ and ‘Art… Read More

CFP Fragments, Openness and Contradiction in Painting and Photography

Fragments, Openness and Contradiction in Painting and Photography
Saturday November 27 2010, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
The restitution of the tableau form (to which the art of the 1960s and 1970s, it will be recalled, was largely opposed) has the primary aim of restoring the distance to the object-image necessary for the confrontational experience, but implies… Read More

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