Monthly Archives: February 2013

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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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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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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New Wave 1: Photobookshow

For the first audio interview in our New Wave season we go to Brighton. One recent development in photography has been the growth in interest in photobooks and self publishing. Photobookshow, an organisation that exhibits independently made photobooks, epitomises this trend. … Continue reading

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Richard Gilligan wins Showcase Solo Award

Today we have announced the contents of the latest issue of Source. Called the 'New Wave' it is about the latest generation of photography organisations. The cover image is by Richard Gilligan, taken from his work DIY (that features in … Continue reading

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