Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Wave 13: Media Space

The National Media Museum wants to open a gallery in London. In fact, depending on who you listen to, they have wanted to do this since they were first established in Bradford in 1983. What is more, apart from a … Continue reading

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New Wave 12: NE Photography Network

Continuing my tour of the North I set off to Sunderland where the revamped university campus provides a home for the Northern Centre of Photography. From within a stand-alone stone-clad building, incongruous against its shiny counterparts, Carol McKay and Amanda … 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 10: Photomobile

David Eaton is one of three who look after Photomobile, an itinerant 'Mobile Photographic Unit' currently parked in Cheshire on the forecourt of the factory of Harman Express (home to Ilford, Kentmere and Harman Photo products). The oldest surviving British … Continue reading

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New Wave 9: Fotonow

Jonathan Blyth and Matt Pontin run Fotonow a community photography organisation based in Plymouth. Jesse Alexander went to speak to them and find out how Fotonow had come about and what they aimed to achieve with their projects. They describe … Continue reading

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More Mobile Photography

There's been a lot of response to my last blog post about mobile photography projects so here's another batch of them. Daniel Meadows had cited Sir Benjamin Stone as an inspiration and thought he might have worked on similar lines … Continue reading

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Mobile Photography (no, not telephones)

This coming week, as part of the new Wave season we have two blog posts about organisations that run mobile photography facilities (Fotonow and Photomobile). They both mentioned Daniel Meadows and some other pioneers in this field but were apparently … 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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