May 2011

Greek (Hi)stories through the Lens: Photography conference

The Centre for Hellenic Studies (KCL) would like to draw your attention to the international conference ‘Greek (Hi)stories through the Lens: Photographs, Photographers and their Testimonies’ to take place at King’s College London on 8-11 June 2011. The conference aims at exploring photographic depictions of Greece and Greeks from the 1840s to the present in an empirical, theoretical and comparative context. This will be the first conference worldwide to capitalise on photographic… Read More

PhD studentship: Photography, Community and Memory with Belfast Exposed

PHOTOGRAPHY, COMMUNITY AND MEMORY IN THE BELFAST EXPOSED COLLECTION – AHRC COLLABORATIVE PHD STUDENTSHIP AWARD
Birmingham City University and Belfast Exposed are pleased to announce the availability of an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Award for an October 2011 start.
Based on the community photography archive established at Belfast Exposed in the early 1980s, this project has the following aims: to understand how the collection has developed in a changing social, cultural… Read More

Interview with Mike Mandel

I interviewed Mike Mandel in April last year in relation to my doctoral research, focusing particularly on the uses made of scientific imagery in ‘Evidence’, the seminal project he produced in collaboration with Larry Sultan in 1977.
Could you tell me a bit about the artistic climate at the time you were working on ‘Evidence’? Were there artists or curators who were working in a similar fashion that influenced you or your thinking?
As far as the inspiration goes,… Read More

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