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British Photography in the 1980s

A review of a successful seminar at The Martin Parr Foundation.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 04 May 2019

Format Derby 2019

A personal review of a visit to the Format 2019 event in Derby by Brian Steptoe.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 15 Mar 2019

Martin Parr - Only Human at the National Portrait Gallery

Martin Parr is getting about this year. His latest wide-ranging retrospective ‘Only Human’ at the National Portrait Gallery from 7 March - 27 May 2019.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 09 Mar 2019

These Gates in Constant Use

Cars have become so present in our lives. Looking back at street images from even as recently as the 1980s we see relatively few cars in the streets, but now car ownership is so prevalent and the vehicles themselves so big that we’re beginning to struggle to find places to put them.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 12 Feb 2019

A visit to the new HQ

A brief summary of a visit to the new RPS HQ in Bristol.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 10 Feb 2019

London Art Fair 2019, Photo 50

The exhibition theme was ‘Who’s looking at the family, now?’ and was curated by Tim Clark, Director of "1000 words", an on-line photography magazine.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 21 Jan 2019

Photobooks by Women

Discussion on the recent publication "HOW WE SEE: PHOTOBOOKS BY WOMEN"

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 02 Jan 2019

Project Focus: Ikaria by Lily Bungay

The United Nations has identified a number of ‘Blue Zones’ around the world; places where many more people than average remain very active in their 80s and 90s and live into their 100s.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 07 Dec 2018

Black is the New Black

Black is the New Black brings together exceptional figures from the world of politics, business, culture, religion and science to celebrate black British achievement today. Artist and director Simon Frederick photographed sitters ranging from Naomi Campbell and Sir Trevor McDonald to musician Jazzie B of Soul II Soul and footballer Les Ferdinand, to recognise the profound impact of black individuals on British culture.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 01 Dec 2018

A call for help

The Contemporary SIG need someone to join their Journal team.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 27 Nov 2018