Category Archives: Festivals

A Dummy Hits the Big Time

Jan McCullough is one of the three artists featured in the current issue of Source. Her work 'Home Instruction Manual' records her efforts in arranging a house following the advice of people in online chatrooms. She has also just won … 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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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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New Wave 11: Ways of Looking

I take a two-carriage toy train from Manchester across the misty Pennines to Bradford. First a quick detour to visit the National Media Museum (unfortunately a few days too early for the opening of their Tom Wood retrospective) and then … Continue reading

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New Wave 8: Look 2013

Paul Herrmann runs Redeye and Patrick Henry, until recently, was the Director of Open Eye Gallery, together they are organising Look 2013, the photography festival in Liverpool. Laura Guy asked them why we need another photography festival, and why in … Continue reading

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New Wave 6: Brighton Photo Fringe

The office for the Brighton Photo Fringe is tucked away in the sprawling campus of the University of Sussex. Jane Noble, who I met there, was struggling with a cold but welcomed me in and told me about the festival's … Continue reading

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New Wave 5: Stag & Deer

Pádraig Spillane and Pamela Condell set up Stag & Deer in 2010 as a collaborative organisation to create exhibitions in 'slack space'. They have worked with PhotoIreland and last year curated There There in Cork (see the review in the … Continue reading

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All The Fun of The Fair

I have just returned from nofound photo fair in Paris at which Source had taken a space to promote the magazine. The fair is predominantly made up of French Galleries with a few others from further afield and a smaller selection … Continue reading

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