Category Archives: Interviews

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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Selling Photographs

The new issue of Source has a number of stories about the closure of galleries and the appointment of new new Curators and Directors. One unexpected story was the closure of the Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery. Unusual among galleries that sell … 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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The Tactile Image

The new issue of Source has an article about tactile images, versions of photographs designed to be experienced by touch. To accompany this piece, and as a subscriber offer for this issue, we are giving away 100 tactile prints for … Continue reading

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Bookshop latest

There have been a number of changes in the world of photography bookshops in the last year or so. To start with the positives, Claire de Rouen the fashion and photography shop on Charing Cross Road is now being run … Continue reading

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Kafka's Amerika

One perennial criticism of photography is that it provides a limited and distorting view of the world, one that is particularly pernicious when it shapes, for example, our attitudes to Africa. In this account photographs reinforce stereotypes and confirm an … 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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Roma Tearne

In 2002 we published a set of photographs by the artist Roma Tearne called The House of Small Things showing an unusual doll's house. At the time, we didn't know Tearne was also a novelist and five years later would … 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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Copeland Book Market 2013

On Sunday I went to the Copeland Book Market. Situated in a car park with a bar on the top deck and a generally improvised feel it is the perfect setting for small publishers. There were a number I hadn't … Continue reading

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