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Photography Books of the Year 2014

Every year a number of people pick their photography books of the year. In almost every case this means picture books. So here are the selections of photography books of the year by some writers, primarily of books full of … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize Judgement Day

Today we are announcing the 25 shortlisted photographers for the Source-Cord Prize. The winners will be announced next month when a special issue of Source is published. In September the judges met to talk over the submissions. As they arrived … Continue reading

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Media Space, Stranger than Fiction

The artist Joan Fontcuberta has accused the Science Museum of censoring his work to placate the Russian government. This is a story in the new issue of Source, out today. Joan Fontcuberta is a distinguished artist and winner of the … Continue reading

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Arles 2014 Day 3

The third day of Arles for us seemed to be dedicated to books. We started with Erik Kessels' Dutch photography show, a lot of which had originated in books, then we went on to Cosmos, a publishers showcase, then on … Continue reading

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Arles 2014 Day 2

At the centre of the old part of Arles is a square called Place du Forum which is surrounded by cafes. They are not very nice cafes by French standards and, incongruously, groups of tourists on the trail of Vincent … Continue reading

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Arles 2014 Day 1

I have just returned from my first visit to the photography festival in Arles. I was there with Adam O'Meara who has filmed many of the videos Source has made recently. So while we were there we conducted some short … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize Judge Stefanie Grebe

The fourth film about the judges for the Source-Cord Prize. We have published interviews with the other judges Kate Bush, Mariko Takeuchi and John Duncan, the last film is with Stefanie Grebe, a curator at the Ruhr Museum in Essen. … Continue reading

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Arts Council England Funding 2015-18

This morning the Arts Council of England have announced their funding for 'Portfolio Organisations' for the coming three years. For photography organisations in England the general picture is standstill funding or small cuts. The major victim is Photofusion who have … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize Judge John Duncan

There are four judges for the Source-Cord Prize. We have published interviews with Kate Bush and Mariko Takeuchi, the third interview is with John Duncan, one of the editors of Source. An important part of John's role in Source is … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize Judge Mariko Takeuchi

Mariko Takeuchi, the second interview with a Source-Cord Prize judge. She is based in Kyoto and we spoke to her at her office at Kyoto University of Art and Design about what she hopes to see in a new piece … Continue reading

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