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Curating Sound

Cheryl Tipp is the Curator of Wildlife and Environmental Sounds at The British Library. I spoke to her in the sound archive office and then we went down into the stores to look at some items in the collection. It … Continue reading

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Wildlife in Sound and Pictures

I went for a walk with the field recordist Peter Toll and the Wildlife photographer David Tipling. While we walked, we talked about how they both approach their subjects. This is an excerpt from our conversation (a textual edit of … Continue reading

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Walking Around London

One theme of new Source is the comparison between photography and sound recording. We thought it would be illuminating to introduce a field recordist and a photographer and see what they had in common. The photographer Laura Pannack has an … Continue reading

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Jon Wozencroft

I spoke to Jon Wozencroft about how he decided what photographs should appear on album covers, about the role photography had in introducing people to music and about how he prized certain kinds of 'straight' photography. Stepping into the Dark … Continue reading

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Why is the Media Museum Giving its Photographs to the V&A?

In the new issue of Source we have an extended report on the plan to transfer a large part of the National Media Museum's photography collection to the V&A. To prepare this article I spoke to Martin Barnes, the Curator … Continue reading

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Solas Prize Winners

Tonight, at the Gallery of Photography Solas Awards Exhibition, the winners of this year's prize were announced. The are: First Prize, Michel Le Belhomme; Second Prize, Dara McGrath and Third Prize, Mervyn Arthur. They will receive cash awards of respectively … Continue reading

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Photography and Openness

The artist Natasha Caruana has just started a residency at the Open Data Institute. I went along to the launch, curious to find out why a photographer would be a good person to have around in an organisation that aims … Continue reading

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Surprise Me!

Herman Seidl from Fotohof in Salzburg is one of the judges for the Solas Prize. Tanya Kiang spoke to him about his background in photography and what he would like to see from this year's submissions. Tanya Kiang: What first … Continue reading

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Working From Home

Andrea Gruetzner won the $1,000 second prize in last year's Source-Cord Prize. In anticipation of this year's Solas Prize John Duncan spoke to Andrea by Skype about what the Prize has allowed her to do and how her work has … Continue reading

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How to Show me your Photographs

Natasha Egan is the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP). She has organised over fifty exhibitions with a focus on contemporary Asian art and artists concerned with societal topics. John Duncan, an editor … Continue reading

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