Category Archives: Curators

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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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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Source-Cord Prize Judge Kate Bush

There are four judges for the Source-Cord Prize. Over the coming weeks we will publish interviews with each of them. The first interview is with Kate Bush, a curator who has worked in many of the most important photography and … Continue reading

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Source-Cord Prize

Today we are announcing a major international photography award with a first prize of $10,000. The award is a collaboration between Source and the Cord prize, which started in 2013. The aim of the prize is to discover new work … Continue reading

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Portfolio Reviews, Who Benefits?

listen to ‘Why Hold Portfolio Reviews?’ on Audioboo In the new issue of Source we have a report on Portfolio Review Days. I spoke to Clare Grafik the Head of Exhibitions at the Photographers' Gallery. Last November the Gallery ran … Continue reading

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