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Lytro Illum Camera

Lytro laying out its vision for the future of photography with its new Illum camera.

via @Verge

SFMOMA Bearing Witness

Brilliant prep listening for tomorrows #newfotoscapes launch & discussion with @grainphotohub

SFMOMA #BearingWitness
http://www.sfmoma.org/about/research_projects/bearing_witness#.U14ONclffXE.twitter …

#newfotoscapes

Giving mobile devices a human scale understanding of space and motion

Google’s Project Tango: “to give mobile devices a human scale understanding of space and motion” is exploring how future mobile devices could have the ability to sense 3D-motion and geometry, allowing them to capture 3D-scans of their environment and use the data to create 3D-maps or game environments.

http://connect.dpreview.com/post/8291036270/google-launches-project-tango

#newfotoscapes

How many picture taking devices are sold world-wide?

David Campbell examines how are most of the world’s pictures captured? What imaging devices are most commonly sold, and how many of them are identified as cameras?

david-campbell.org/2014/04/21/how

#newfotoscapes

 

 

Samuel James

“Samuel James is a photographer, writer and teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, whose work studies people and place.”

James, Samuel. 2014. Samuel James. About. [online] Available from: http://samuelajames.com/about/ [Accessed 24 March 2014] 

Money for the Taking in the Niger Delta Swamps

“The long battle between residents of the delta and the major oil companies piqued the interest of Samuel James, a photographer who had documented youth gangs in the slums of Lagos, Nigeria, in 2008. He was awarded a grant through VII Photo Agency to continue his photo series “Area Boys,” which allowed him to develop close relationships with the youths.”

Richardson, Whitney. February 2013. New York Times. Lens. Money for the Taking in the Niger Delta Swamps. [online] Available from:
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/13/money-for-the-taking-in-niger-delta-swamps/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 [Accessed 24 March 2014]

Jonathan Worth

‘Jonathan works from London and New York as a freelance commercial photographer. His work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions, most recently on permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery. His work developing new and sustainable working practices has won acclaim from a wide audience, as have his lectures; both on his work, and on levering the social web.’

Jonathan Worth. Worth Jonathan. 2014. Home page. [online] Available from: http://www.jonathanworth.com [Accessed 19 November 2013]

 

New Photographics

Jonathan Worth’s notes on photography and open teaching. 

“Here’s a task:  Please sum up Open and Connected Learning in a paragraph for instructors entirely new to the concept.”

Worth, Jonathan. October 2013. New Photographics. Open and Connected Teaching and learning in a paragraph.
[online] Available from: http://newphotographics.org [Accessed 24 March 2014]

Gary Knight: Journal

Collected thoughts and resources around Photography and the Media.

Knight, Gary. 2013. Gary Knight: Journal. [online] Available from http://garyknightjournal.com [Accessed 01 April 2014]

Gary Knight

Gary Knight is co-founder and principle architect of the VII photo agency and Director of the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice, Institute for Global Leadership, Tufts University.

Knight, Gary. 2014. Gary Knight Photographer. Home. [online]
Available from: http://www.garyknightphotography.com/home-p_1.html [Accessed 24 March 2014]

 

Everyday Africa

‘Everyday Africa is a collection of daily life images from across the continent, focusing on the mundane and the familiar. As journalists who have lived or spent significant amounts of time on the continent, we find the extreme not nearly as prevalent as the everyday.’

Everyday Africa. 01 April 2014 [online] Available from:
http://everydayafrica.tumblr.com/  [Accessed 01 April 2014]

 

The New Yorker: Everyday Africa Takes Over Instagram

‘This week, the photo collective Everyday Africa, a project focussing on images of daily life in Africa, will be posting to The New YorkerInstagram feed. Nine photographers across the continent, from Mali to Kenya, are contributing.’

Lokke, Maria. January 28 2013. The New Yorker. Everyday Africa Takes Over Instagram. [online] Available from:
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/photobooth/2013/01/everyday-africa-takes-over-instagram.html [Accessed 01 April 2014]

War and Photography

The question of why photographers cover war is revisited. Video interviews featuring Gary Knight, Tim Hetherington, and Ashley Gilbertson.

Filmed on 22 May 2009 at VII Gallery, Brooklyn Dispatches. 2009. youtube. Rethink Dispatches. Available from
http://www.youtube.com/user/RethinkDispatches [Accessed 01 April 2014]

Restrepo

RESTREPO is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley Co-directed by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington.

“The war in Afghanistan has become highly politicized, but soldiers rarely take part in that discussion. Our intention was to capture the experience of combat, boredom and fear through the eyes of the soldiers themselves.”

Restrepo (2009).[online] Available at
<http://restrepothemovie.com/video/> [Accessed 09 May 2014]

Tim Hetherington

Tim Hetherington: Photographer, human rights advocate, journalist, filmmaker, communicator

Tim Hetherington. (2012) [online] Available from
http://www.timhetherington.com/ [Accessed 19 November 2013]

Olia Lialina

Net Artist, one of net.art pioneers. Writes on New Media, Digital Folklore and Vernacular Web. One of the founders of Moscow experimental film club CINE FANTOM.

Olia Lialina [online] Available from
<http://art.teleportacia.org/olia.html> [accessed 24 March 14]

Dr. Inke Arns

Curator and artistic director of Hartware MedienKunstVerein (www.hmkv.de) in Dortmund, Germany, since 2005. She has worked internationally as an independent curator, writer and theorist specializing in media art, net cultures, and Eastern Europe since 1993.’

Arns, Inke. 2014 [online] Available from
<http://en.inkearns.de> [Accessed 24 March  2014]

Here Press

‘Here Press’ is an independent publisher founded in 2011 by Harry Hardie and Ben Weaver dedicated to exploring the use of documentary photography in book form.

[online] Available from <http://www.herepress.org> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Dewi Lewis encounter.

The Sochi Project

Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen have been working together since 2007 to tell the story of Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

[online] Available from
<http://www.thesochiproject.org> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Dewi Lewis encounter.

All Zones Off Peak

Tom Wood has spent over fifteen years and shot over 3,000 rolls of film photographing Liverpool and its people from a bus.

All Zones Off Peak by Tom Wood (1998)  [Reference online] Available from
<http://www.dewilewispublishing.com/PHOTOGRAPHY/WOOD.html>[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Dewi Lewis encounter.

The Reluctant Father

The Reluctant Father follows Phillip Toledano’s journey at the beginning of fatherhood. From dismay and confusion, to the blinding light of unalloyed love.

[online] Available from <http://thereluctantfather.com> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Dewi Lewis encounter.

Photography Changes Everything: Blog Post

Francis Hodgson contemplates the Marvin Heiferman edited essay collection ‘Photography Changes Everything’. February 2013

[online] Available from
<http://francishodgson.com/2013/02/20/photography-changes-everything/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Latin America’s violent past in pictures

Francis Hodgson reviews América Latina 1960-2013 Exhibition at Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris.

Hodgson, F.  29 November 2013. Financial Times.
Latin America’s violent past in pictures. [online] Available from
<http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/717aae72-569e-11e3-ab12-00144feabdc0.html#slide0>[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Photography Changes Everything

“Photography Changes Everything—drawn from the online Smithsonian Photography Initiative—offers a provocative rethinking of photography’s impact on our culture and our lives. It is a reader-friendly exploration of the many ways photographs package information and values, demand and hold attention, and shape our knowledge of and experience in the world.”

Heiferman, M. 2012. Photography Changes Everything.
New York: Aperture. Available to buy [online]
<http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/photography-changes-everything-book >[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Fotoboekenmarathon 2012

Francis Hodgson was filmed along with nine other participants in the Fotoboekenmarathon (main theme: quality versus quantity), held on Dec 16, 2012 at the photography museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam.

Available from:
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dj3Wq-I7tc>
[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

New life for the light fantastic

How photographers capture magic, on film or in megabytes

Hodgson, H. 14 January 2012. Financial Times. New life for the light fantastic. How photographers capture magic, on film or in megabytes by Francis Hodgson. [online] Available from: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8f293d5a-39b6-11e1-8707-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2zdFh7JPN [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Prix Pictet

Founded by the Pictet Group in 2008, the Prix Pictet has rapidly established itself as the world’s leading prize in photography and sustainability. The award aims to uncover outstanding photography applied to confront the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today.

Prix Pictet. 2014. [online] Available from
<http://www.prixpictet.com/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

We’re All Editors

“I’m a critic of photography, and have been for more years than it is polite to recall. I should have (in fact I probably do have) a set of perfectly cogent litmus-tests which I apply to photographs.”

Hodgson, F.17 March 2014. Photoworks. We’re All Editors [online] Available from
<http://photoworks.org.uk/editors-francis-hodgson/>[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Bibi

Ahead of his time? Jacques Henri Lartigue’s pioneering Autochromes are ideally viewed on a computer screen by Francis Hodgson.

Hodgson, F.14 January 2013. Financial Times. ‘Bibi’ by Jacques Henri Lartigue. Ahead of his time? [online] Available from:
<http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f4851c94-58e3-11e2-99e6-00144feab49a.html#axzz2xaCh4dAg> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Francis Hodgson encounter.

Online Photographic Thinking (Revisited)

The Internet has changed the way we consider photography, and the medium has undergone remarkable transformations at every level. Andy Adams considers the effect of technological transformations on photographic practice & publication.

Adams. Andy. 2013. Photo 2.0 – Online Photographic Thinking (Revisited) [online] Available From
<http://andyadamsphoto.com/photo2/ > [Accessed 04 October 2013]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

Online Photographic Thinking

Photography travels. Photographic images customarily appear on coffee mugs, t-shirts, and front pages and this capacity to roam continues to be one of the defining characteristics of our slippery medium. This essay addresses the context of the web for photography. It’s a new frontier that, from the standpoint of an independent practitioner, doesn’t seem to have fulfilled its potential, given photography’s phenomenal recent expansion as a contemporary art form as well as its over 150-year- old track record for multiple expansions. I want to ruminate on why that might be—on what conditions might have led to an underwhelming response by serious and independent photographers to the potential of the Internet.”

Online Photographic Thinking: Essay for Words Without Pictures by Jason Evans PDF [online] Available from
<http://andyadamsphoto.com/talk/WWP-OnlinePhotographicThinking-JasonEvans.pdf> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

Looking at the Land: 21st Century American Views

Exploring current ideas about photographing landscape and the tradition of picturing place. Produced to accompany America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.

FlakPhoto.com. 2014. [online] Available from
<http://flakphoto.com/exhibition/looking-at-the-land> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

Making Pictures of People

Making Pictures of People: Recent perspectives on photographic portraiture exhibition in association with Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

“What compels us to look at pictures of people? When is a photographic portrait successful? Does portraiture tell us more about the person sitting for the camera or the image-maker behind the lens?”

FlakPhoto.com. 2014. [online] Available from
<http://flakphoto.com/exhibition/making-pictures-of-people> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

The Future of Photobooks

The Future of Photobooks: A cross-blog conversation, produced by Flak Photo and Miki Johnson.

Adams, A. 2012. Andy Adams Photo.com. The Future of Photobooks. [online] Available from
<http://andyadamsphoto.com/photobooks/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

Flak Photo Network & Photo Books

Flak Photo Network & Photo Books function to ask questions and share links that encourage thoughtful, extended conversations about contemporary photographic practice.

[online] Available from
<https://www.facebook.com/groups/flakphoto>  &
<https://www.facebook.com/groups/flakphotobooks > [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

Flakphoto

Flak Photo is an online photography channel that presents the work of artists, curators, bookmakers and photo organisations to a global audience of people who are passionate about visual culture.

Adams. Andy.  2013. Partnering with artists to promote their work online. Flakphoto. [online] Available from
<http://flakphoto.com/about> [Accessed 03 October 2013]

View original context in the Andy Adams encounter.

The Artist Placement Group (APG)

The Artist Placement Group (APG) emerged in London in the 1960s. The organisation actively sought to reposition the role of the artist within a wider social context, including government and commerce, while at the same time playing an important part in the history of conceptual art during the 1960s and 1970s.

[online]  Available from
<http://www2.tate.org.uk/artistplacementgroup/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Donal Curtin and Nathaniel Pitt encounter.

What to do about Art When the Art World Gets the Jitters?

Robert Storr is an internationally renowned curator, critic, art historian, artist, and he is widely considered to be one of the most influential Americans in the art world. Robert Storr speaks at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis on March 6, 2009, as part of its Annual Distinguished Speaker Series on “What to Do about Art When the Art World Gets the Jitters?”

Available from
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih7-iYF4fzg> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Donal Curtin and Nathaniel Pitt encounter.

Artist Network. Publications, Fees and Payments

In 2004, Artist Network commissioned a team of experts from University of Newcastle to undertake a research study into current context, attitudes and approaches to paying artists for their skills and services.

Artist Network. Publications, Fees and Payments. [online] Available from
<http://www.a-n.co.uk/publications/article/193995>[Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Donal Curtin and Nathaniel Pitt encounter.

Conversations on Collecting

Conversations on Collecting, a one-day informal symposium on all aspects of collections and collecting. Held at the National Gallery of Photography on 26th January 2013.

The Gallery of Photography Ireland. Conversations on Collecting. [online] Available from
<http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/conversations-on-collecting/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Donal Curtin and Nathaniel Pitt encounter.

Transpositions: On Nomadic Ethics

Rosie Braidotti’s highly original account of ethical and political subjectivity in contemporary culture. Braidotti makes a strong case for a non-unitary or nomadic conception of the subject, in opposition to the claims of ideologies such as conservatism, liberal individualism and techno-capitalism.

Braidotti, R. Transpositions: On Nomadic Ethics. (2006: 31) [book] Available to buy online: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Transpositions-Nomadic-Ethics-Rosi-Braidotti/dp/0745635962 [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

On the unbound book: academic publishing in the age of the infinite archive

“Developments in electronic publishing contain at least the potential for us to perceive the book as something that is not completely fixed, stable and unified, with definite limits and clear material edges, but as liquid and living, open to being continually and collaboratively written, edited, annotated, critiqued, updated, shared, supplemented, revised, re-ordered, reiterated and reimagined. So much so that, as some have indeed suggested, perhaps soon we will no longer call such things books at all, e- or otherwise.”

Hall, G. (2013) On the unbound book: academic publishing in the age of the infinite archive. Journal of Visual Culture, volume 12 (3): 490-507 [pdf online] Available from https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/items/42c3c4f2-c91d-4eb2-a25d-9e1391bc15a4/1/ [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

Imagination and the Art School

“An edited version of my recent talk, “The Art School: The only limit when working creatively and commercially is the limits of our imagination!” presented at the Adobe Education Summit in Barcelona, is now online at Adobe TV.”

Shaw, Jonathan. November 2013. Jonathan Shaw Photographic Artist. Imagination and the Art School talk now on Adobe TV. Avaliable from: http://jonathan-shaw.com/blog/2013/11/imagination-and-the-art-school-talk-now-on-adobe-tv/ [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

A bric-a-brac approach to arts & media education!?

“When faced with a broken and out of date methodology, structure and systems, how do we as academics find our purpose, value and relevance within the 21st Century classroom or perhaps a more relevant question should be how would we re-imagine what that classroom could look like.”

Shaw, Jonathan. September 2013. Slide Share. A bric-a-brac approach to arts & media education!? Available from: http://www.slideshare.net/JonathanShaw2/js-bric-abraclr  [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

Living Books About Life

“Funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and published by Open Humanities Press (OHP) (http://openhumanitiespress.org), Living Books About Life is a series of curated, open access books about life — with life understood both philosophically and biologically — which provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. “

Living Books About Life. 2014. [online]
Available from: http://www.livingbooksaboutlife.org  [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

Education as a platform: The MOOC experience and what we can do to make it better.

“…’Education as Platform’ is the idea of exploring some of the experiences we’ve had with massive open online learning, and exploring some of the criticisms that we’ve experienced, some of the criticisms that we’ve seen, and trying to understand what elements of the design are working and what elements of the design are not working, and to use this understanding to try to advance our perspective on the way online learning is proceeding and should proceed.”

Downes, Stephen, March 2013. Half an Hour. Education as a platform: The MOOC experience and what we can do to make it better. [online] Available from: http://halfanhour.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/education-as-platform-mooc-experience.html [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

MOOCs: A Student’s Perspective

“As a recent Coventry University photography graduate, I had the privilege to take part in Phonar, an established MOOC concerned with photography and narrative. I want to tell you a little bit about my experience as a MOOC student and why I think you should try one out.”

Ware- Jarrett Daisy. August 2012. Top Universities.
MOOCs: A Student’s Perspective. [online] Available from
<http://www.topuniversities.com/blog/moocs-student%E2%80%99s-perspective> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

Global Transmedia MOOCs

Howard Rheingold “Global Transmedia MOOCs. Virtual community pioneer Howard Rheingold interviews educator Jonathan Shaw about his groundbreaking experiments in online, collaborative learning in the arts.”

Rheingold, Howard. August 2012. DML Central.
Global Transmedia MOOCs [online] Available from
<http://dmlcentral.net/blog/howard-rheingold/global-transmedia-moocs > [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

The Photographer’s Eye

The Photographer’s eye, John Szarkowski’s 1964 exhibition of 200 photographs selected to define the unique characteristics of this art form.”

Museum of Modern Art Press Release PDF. [pdf online] Available from http://www.moma.org/pdfs/docs/press_archives/3231/releases/MOMA_1964_0018_1964-05-27_20.pdf?2010 [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

British Journal of Photography: Concerns mount over Getty Images’ free-for-all

“Representative organisations around the world, including the American Society of Media Photographers and the National Press Photographers Association in the US, have condemned Getty Images’ decision to offer 35 million images at no cost for all non-commercial uses”

Laurent, Olivier. March 2014. British Journal of Photography.
Concerns mount over Getty Images’ free-for-all [online] Available from
<http://www.bjp-online.com/2014/03/industry-concerned-about-getty-images-free-for-all-approach/ > [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

Reflections on time, motion and photomechanics

“This article is a reflection on my own practice and its connection to changing representations of time and movement within photography. In my work as an artist and photographer, I have endeavoured to develop a particular perspective on the relation between the heritage of photomechanical tools, new technologies, memory and space.”

Shaw, J. (2013). Reflections on time, motion and photomechanics,
Early Popular Visual Culture, 11:1, 52-70 Available online from Taylor & Francis:
<http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17460654.2013.766049#.U1Ypll7jKX0> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Jonathan Shaw encounter.

#phonar

#phonar (an abbreviation for Photography & Narrative) is a free and open photography class offered by Coventry University. It was founded by Jonathan Worth and Jonathan Shaw in 2009.

http://phonar.covmedia.co.uk [Accessed 03 March 2014]

View original context in the Charlotte Cotton encounter.

The Photograph as Contemporary Art

Charlotte Cotton’s book provides an introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its most important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners

Cotton, C. (2014). The Photograph as Contemporary Art.
Thames & Hudson, London. [Available online]
<http://www.thamesandhudson.com/The_Photograph_as_Contemporary_Art/9780500204184> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Charlotte Cotton encounter.

The future of photo journalism

“Members of the VII photo agency were in London this week to give a talk at the Frontline Club. We were there and we’ll bring you a video from the event tomorrow. While they were here though we took the opportunity to catch up with VII’s CEO Stephen Mayes and ask him a few questions about the agency and the changing face of photo journalism. “

May 2012. Stephen Mayes on the future of photo journalism
[online] Available from
< http://uk.phaidon.com/agenda/photography/picture-galleries/2012/may/24/stephen-mayes-on-the-future-of-photo-journalism/> [Accessed 20.57 18. March 2013]

Continue to explore in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Restoring Relevence to Photo Journalism Competitions

“Stephen Mayes is managing director of VII Photo Agency and Co-Secretary to the International Jury at World Press Photo Foundation. He has argued that as photojournalists adjust to a changing marketplace, photojournalism competitions need to expand the kind of work they honor. As the annual awards season approached, PDN contacted Mayes for his thoughts on how news photo competitions should evolve.”

Walker, David. JANUARY 10, 2011. Photo District News.
Q&A Stephen Mayes on restoring Relevance to Photo Journalism Competitions [online] Available from
<http://www.pdnonline.com/features/QandA-Stephen-Mayes-o-1444.shtml> [Accessed 20.56 18.March 2013]

Continue to explore in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Stephen Mayes on the Changing Future of Photography

“In a fascinating interview with Image Source Art Director Stephanie Cabrera, Photography expert Stephen Mayes explores the work of photo-journalist Tim Hetherington, the wider impact of stock imagery and the rapidly changing future of Photography”

Image Source. January 2014. Photo Expert Stephen Mayes on the Changing Future of Photography.
[online] Available from
<http://www.imagesource.com/blog/stephen-mayes-on-photography/> [Accessed April 14]

Continue to explore in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

How to thrive online

Net Smart: How to thrive online. Cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.

Rhiengold, Howard. 2014. Net Smart. [online] Available from
<http://rheingold.com/netsmart/>[Accessed April 14]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Fred Ritchin

Fred Ritchin is Professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Pixel Press. 2011. Fred Ritchin. [online] Available from
<http://www.pixelpress.org/fredritchin.html> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Photographs Are No Longer Things, They’re Experiences

“To say that digital cameras have profoundly changed photography is both true and cliché. But few of the regurgitaters of the idea can tell you exactly how. Stephen Mayes, director of VII Photo Agency, is one of those few.”

Brook, Pete. 15 November 2012. Raw File. WIRED.
Photographs Are No Longer Things, They’re Experiences [online] Available from:
<http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2012/11/stephen-mayes-vii-photography/all/> [Accessed 21 May 2013 18:14]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Why social media is a dangerous concept

“There is a hidden danger in the term social media.  It is dangerous because its name implies it can deliver all the benefits of media, but now with the added engagement opportunities that come with being social.  Media gives us scale, social gives us engagement – put the two together and we can now do engagement at scale.  Fantastic!”

Stacey, Richard. 2013. Richard Stacey. Why Social Media is a Dangerous Concept.
[online] Available from
<http://richardstacy.com/2013/03/28/why-social-media-is-a-dangerous-concept/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Abundant Photography: the misleading metaphor of the image flood

“The metaphor of a flood of images drowning us all has become commonplace in photographic commentary, another of the many conventional wisdoms that shape how we understand contemporary image making and its challenges.”

Campbell, David. (2013) Abundant Photography: the misleading metaphor of the image flood.
[online] Available From
<http://www.david-campbell.org/2013/09/05/abundant-photography-misleading-metaphor-image-flood/> [Accessed 17 November 2013]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

James Nachtwey

‘Photojournalist James Nachtwey is considered by many to be the greatest war photographer of recent decades”.
https://www.ted.com/speakers/james_nachtwey

Friend, David. 2013. The Black Slab: appreciation for James Nachtwey’s Inferno). The Digital Journalist [online] Available From
<http://digitaljournalist.org/issue0007/friend.htm> [Accessed 04 November 2013]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Nikon Symposium – Stephen Mayes on Smartphones

“Global Voices: Photography in the 21st Century”. NIKON SYMPOSIUM, Tokyo, 14-15 June 2013.

STEPHEN MAYES. NIKON SYMPOSIUM, Tokyo, June 2013. Stephen on Smartphones [online] Available from <http://www.stephenmayes.co/writings/photography-now-smartphone-update-2013> [Accessed 17 March 2014]

Nikon Symposium Day 2 Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPfvSH1519o#t=4290 [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

VII

VII was created in 2001 by seven of the world’s leading photojournalists and by 2005 VII was listed in third position in American Photo’s “100 Most Important People in Photography.”

VII (2013) Photographers. [online] Available From
<http://newdev.viiphoto.com/photographers/?viewby=photo> [Accessed 17 November 2013]

 

View original context in the Stephen Mayes encounter.

Sarah James  ‘Precious Commodities’ exhibition review

Sarah James reviews Mishka Henner’s ‘Precious Commodities’ exhibition at Open Eye Gallery. Frieze Issue 156, June-August 2013

James, Sarah. (August 2013) Mishka Henner. Frieze Magazine. [online] Available From
<https://www.frieze.com/issue/review/mishka-henner/> [Accessed 17 November 2013]

View original context in the Mishka Henner encounter.

Precious Commodities

Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities, 2 MAR 2013 – 29 APRIL 2013 Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK.

Open Eye. (2013) Mishka Henner – Precious Commodities. Open Eye Gallery [online] Available From
<http://www.openeye.org.uk/main-exhibition/mishka-henner/ > [Accessed 17 November 2013]

View original context in the Mishka Henner encounter.

Astronomical

Astronomical, 2011, Our solar system in twelve volumes. The width of each page is a million kilometres. On page 1 the Sun, on page 6,000 Pluto.

Henner. Mishka. (2013). Astronomical [online] Available From
<http://www.mishkahenner.com/Astronomical>  [Accessed 15 November 2013]

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Less Américains

Less Américains, a remake of Robert Frank’s classic photobook, The Americans, erasing the old to make something new.

Henner, Mishka. (2013) Less Americains. [online] Available From
<http://www.mishkahenner.com/Less-Americains>  [Accessed 15 November 2013]

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Deutsche Börsche Photography Prize

Deutsche Börsche Photography Prize was established in 1996, each year the Prize has celebrated the best in photography, whether a publication or exhibition.

“Although he trained as a documentary photographer, Mishka Henner has moved farther and farther away from the idea of ‘taking’ a picture. The project for which he has been nominated for this year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, titled No Man’s Land, is a survey of prostitution sites in Spain and Italy made using images found on Google Street View” (Lucy Davies Writing about Miska Henner’s Nomination for The Telegraph)

Davies, Lucy. (2013) Deutsche Borse Photography Prize: Mishka Henner. Telegraph. [online] Available From
<http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/photography/9984841/Deutsche-Borse-Photography-Prize-Mishka-Henner.html>  [Accessed 15 November 2013]

View original context in the Mishka Henner encounter.

Source Code

“The United States Intelligence Community (IC) is a federation of separate United States government agencies that work separately and together to conduct intelligence activities considered necessary for the conduct of foreign relations and national security of the United States. Member organizations of the IC include intelligence agencies, military intelligence, and civilian intelligence and analysis offices within federal executive departments. The IC is led by the Director of National Intelligence, who reports to the President of the United States.”

[online] Available From
<http://www.mishkahenner.com/filter/bookshop/Source-Code-11> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the Mishka Henner encounter.

Photography Is

Photography Is presents more than 3,000 phrases that define one of the most democratic and ubiquitous of all art forms.

Henner, Mishka. (2010) Photography Is. [available online]
<http://www.mishkahenner.com/Photography-Is> [Accessed 15 November 2013]

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‘Restrepo’ and the Imagery of War interview with Tim Hetherington

Tim Hetherington interview by Michael Kamber for The New York Times.

Kamber, M. 2010. The New York Times. ‘Restrepo’ and the Imagery of War interview with Tim Hetherington [online] Available from
<http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/22/behind-44/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

Fred Ritchin, Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen

A revised version of David Campbell’s review of Fred Ritchin’s ‘Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen’ (New York: Aperture, 2013) that appeared in Source 76, Autumn 2013.

Campbell, David. 2013. Documentary Photography in the Age of Anxiety Fred Ritchin’s “Bending the Frame” [online] Available from
<http://www.david-campbell.org/2013/11/17/documentary-photography-age-anxiety-fred-ritchin/> [Accessed April 2013]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

Post of Report and findings of World Press Multimedia Research Project

“I was research director for the project, which ran from July 2012 to April 2013 and was conducted under the auspices of the World Press Photo Academy. The project reviewed the global emergence and development of multimedia in visual storytelling, especially photojournalism. The final report – Visual Storytelling in the Age of Post-Industrial Journalism – was presented at a lecture in Amsterdam on 25 April 2013.” (Campbell, D)

Campbell. David. World Press Photo Multimedia Research. [online] Available From
<http://www.david-campbell.org/multimedia/world-press-photo-multimedia-research/>  [Accessed April 2013]

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Photojournalism in the New Media Economy

This ‘back catalogue’ post helpfully identifies a number of key themes from what David published over the last couple of years, pulling together posts and articles that deal with each theme.

Campbell, David. 2011. David Campbell. “Photojournalism in the New Media Economy”[online] Available from
<http://www.david-campbell.org/2011/04/08/the-back-catalogue-photojournalism-in-the-new-media-economy/> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

Sem Presser Lecture

The Sem Presser Lecture is given every year during the Awards Days weekend in Amsterdam, a gathering to celebrate the year’s prize-winning photographers.

World Press Photo. Talks.  [online] Available from
<http://www.worldpressphoto.org/videolibrary/talks> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

World Press Photo Research Project

The Multimedia Research Project is a pioneering study, commissioned by World Press Photo. Led by Dr. David Campbell examined the current practices in multimedia against the background of the disruption in the traditional media economy, and the revolution in how people consume news today.

Press Release Announcing Word Press Photo Research Project: World Press Photo. April 2004. World Press Photo Launches Multimedia Research Project. [online] Available From
<http://www.worldpressphoto.org/content/world-press-photo-launches-multimedia-research-project> [Accessed April 2013]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

“The rise of the reader: journalism in the age of the open web” Katharine Viner

Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, gave the AN Smith lecture in Melbourne. “The rise of the reader: journalism in the age of the open web”

9th October 2013 Viner, Katharine. 2013. The Guardian. The Rise of the reader: Journalism in the age of the Open Web [Film online] Available from
<http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/09/the-rise-of-the-reader-katharine-viner-an-smith-lecture> [Accessed April 2014]

View original context in the David Campbell encounter.

Dronestagram

“March 2nd 2014: A reported drone strike killed three in the village of Al-Shabwan, 5km from Marib, while travelling in or sleeping near their vehicle. #drone #drones #yemen (at Erq al-Shabwan, Marib Province)”

Bridle, James. 2013. Dronestagram. [online] Available from
<http://dronestagram.tumblr.com/> [Accessed 11 November 2013.]

The New Aesthetics and its Politics

“…just as my drone works are not about the objects themselves, but about the systems – technological, spatial, legal and political – which permit, shape and produce them, and about the wider implications of seeing and not seeing such technological, systematic, operations; so the New Aesthetic is concerned with everything that is not visible in these images and quotes, but that is inseparable from them, and without which they would not exist.”

Bridle, J. 2013. The New Aesthetics and its Politics [online] Available from: <http://booktwo.org/notebook/new-aesthetic-politics/> [Accessed 11 November 2013]

Welcome to the NEWFOTOSCAPES.

Terminology

Catalyst
The impetus for the NEWFOTOSCAPES encounters, Catalysts are the present questions that occupy each collaborator, having guided their current thinking, research and practice. Catalysts can be filtered by theme allowing the community to navigate through and across each encounter, encouraging intersections of contextual relevance.

Encounter
Pre-publication curated transcripts resulting from each discussion with the NEWFOTOSCAPES collaborators. Encounters can be explored directly or via Catalysts and Antennae.

Antennae
Where might the ideas and questions raised during the NEWFOTOSCAPES encounters lead us in terms of a future artistic and professional practice, what further questions might arise and how might we continue these conversations?

Find out more about NEWFOTOSCAPES here.

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