September 2011

Ways of Looking: New Photography Festival

Ways of Looking: A New Festival of Photography in Bradford opens with a special launch weekend beginning Friday 30 September, and runs until 30 October.
Exploring the theme EVIDENCE, the festival includes premières of newly commissioned works by internationally renowned Magnum photographer Donovan Wylie, and Turner Prize winning artists Jeremy Deller and Douglas Gordon, amongst others.
The festival will address, overturn, and playfully interact with photography’s assumed… Read More

CFP: Still Architecture: Photography, Vision and Cultural Transmission

Still Architecture: Photography, Vision and Cultural Transmission
Thursday, 3 May 2012 to Saturday, 5 May 2012
Location: CRASSH
Dr Marco Iuliano (Architecture, University of Cambridge)
Dr François Penz (Architecture, University of Cambridge)
Conference summary
“We have an architecture still”, wrote Philip Johnson in 1932. Eighty years later we could say that we have a ‘still architecture’: too often, our first encounter with a building comes from looking at… Read More

Interview with Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin

I conducted the interview below with artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin in November 2009 as part of my Ph.D. research. While I was particularly interested in the relationship of their work to earlier instrumental uses of photography, specifically within nineteenth-century science, the conversation touched upon a range of topics. Images from all the projects discussed can be viewed on the artists’ website:

BB I wondered if we could speak first… Read More

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