Category Archives: Photographers

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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Who's on Twitter?

  In the new issue of Source we set out to find out how many of the most important people in photography are using Twitter. To get a sample of successful people in photography we have included full time curators, … Continue reading

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Photography and Public Art

Flying out of Belfast this morning I managed to muscle aside the small child sitting in the window seat and catch a glimpse of the city's infamous new public art project 'Wish'. This consists of a photograph of a girl … Continue reading

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The Home Place

Like the flying car, the photographically illustrated novel has always seemed like an idea on the cusp of realisation. Combining the reality of photographs and the fictionality of novels was surely inevitable. There were a number of forerunners to establishment … Continue reading

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David Goldblatt, Photography & Literature

In 2010 an unusual book was published called TJ / Double Negative. It combined a novel and photobook in one package, the photobook by David Goldblatt, the novel by Ivan Vladislavic. In our review of the book Colin Graham said … Continue reading

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New Wave 7: Tipitin

The photographer John MacLean was the perfect companion to visit a bookshop that specialised in self-published books since he has produced a number himself (see the latest, reviewed in the current issue). I had not met him before, although we … Continue reading

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Calling all Students

It's that time of the year when students are starting to gear up for their final degree show exhibitions. We are going through a similar process preparing for Graduate Photography Online 2013. This involves confirming the curator selectors for this … Continue reading

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New Wave 4: Donlon Books

Photographers are publishing their own books in ever greater numbers but they still need to find ways of getting them to readers. One way of doing this is through sympathetic independent bookshops. Donlon books, specialises in art and photography books. … Continue reading

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New Wave 3: Belfast Photo Factory

On a rainy day before Christmas, and sounding a bit hoarse, I went to visit the Belfast Photo Factory. Zoe Hamill and Andrew Rankin were the only members present and Zoe showed me round the largely empty offices and shared … Continue reading

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New Wave 2: Margaret Street Gallery

Margaret Street Gallery started as a partnership between Zelda Cheatle and the collector Deborah Goldman. As Goldman explains, discretely, this partnership 'was short lived' and now she is the sole Director. Although she may be discrete about her business dealings … Continue reading

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