Ideas Series with Chris Littlewood: What are you looking at?

For our latest Ideas Series interview we spoke to gallerist Chris Littlewood, from Flowers Gallery about the challenges and perks of his role.


Ideas Series: The (More or Less) Decisive Moments

Every photographer within Magnum Photos has been invited to select an image from their archive and to reflect upon how the photographic concept of the decisive moment influences their practice.


Ideas Series Interview: Painting With Light

Carol Jacobi, curator of Tate Britain’s Painting with Light shares her thoughts on the relationship between photography and painting.


Ideas Series: What Are You Looking At? Jo Spence

By Lorna Robertson

Lorna Robertson, part of Tate Britain’s curatorial team, examines the defining role Jo Spence had on British feminist photography.


Ideas Series Interview: Alice Myers

We spoke to Alice Myers about ‘Nothing is Impossible Under the Sun’ a project focussing on asylum seekers in Calais.


Ideas Series Interview: Natasha Caruana

We caught up with Natasha Caruana to talk about her project At First Sight and the process of capturing these fleeting moments.


Ideas Series Interview: Eva Stenram

Self-proclaimed ‘photographic archaeologist’ Eva Stenram shares with us the ideas and processes behind her practice, and her use of found imagery.


Ideas Series: Let’s Get It On

By Karin Bareman

Karin Bareman discusses the politics of black hair in relation to Carrie Mae Weems’ work ‘Afro Chic’.


Ideas Series: One Circle

By Christiane Monarchi

On Older People’s day, Christiane Monarchi looks at the work of Lydia Goldblatt


Ideas Series: Sophie Gerrard: Drawn to the Land

We interviewed Sophie Gerrard in the run up to her upcoming exhibition for Document Scotland: The Ties That Bind at
Edinburgh’s Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Ideas Series: Intervening to make us notice: Paint and Ink and the Photographic Image

By Helen Cammock

I was always entranced by the photographic image: what an image meant to me – what I imagined it meant to others – what it told us of a scene, a people, a life – and, by omission as much as inclusion, it often endorsed.


Ideas Series Essay: Waiting in Ameixeiora

The website expands on Jason Larkin’s images from our recently published photobook ‘Waiting’ with texts exploring global notions of the same theme. Here Paul Goodwin writes on a new community housing project in Portugal.


Ideas Series Interview: Soheila Sokhanvari

Multi-disciplinary artist Soheila Sokhanvari speaks to us about the nature of identity and fictional narratives in her work.


Ideas Series Essay: Arrivals ’63

The website expands on Jason Larkin’s images from our recently published photobook ‘Waiting’ with texts exploring global notions of the same theme. Here Nana Ocran replays the airport scene where her parents are re-united after months of waiting.


Ideas Series Interview: Milly Spooner

We caught up with Milly Spooner, winner of the Spectrum Debut Award, to discuss her series ‘Becoming the Ideal’, and what the future holds.


Ideas Series Interview: Jan McCullough

We spoke to Jan McCullough, recent winner of the Fotobookfestival Kassel Dummy Award 2015, about her series ‘Home Instruction Manual’.

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Video: An Interview with ‘Revelations’ Co-Curator Ben Burbridge

Photoworks Associate and Co-Curator of Revelations, Dr Ben Burbridge outlines the role of science in photography.

'Heart (Opened)' © Steven Kenny

Ideas Series: Torn Apart: Photography, Dissection and Surgery

By Steven Kenny

Medical photographer Steven Kenny explores the camera as a surgical tool, to deconstruct and manage death.

Revelations: An Interview with Ori Gersht

Ideas Series Interview: Revelations with Ori Gersht

Ori Gersht speaks with Greg Hobson, Curator of Photographs at the National Media Museum about Blow Up.

'Shell', Daniel Regan. 2012

A Snapshot of the Mind

By Anna McNay

Anna McNay profiles two bodies of work by photographer Daniel Regan, Insula and Fragmentary, in her examination of mental health and photography.

The Hackney Flashers, 'Who's Holding the Baby?' 1978. © Hackney Flashers

Ideas Series: Who’s Holding the Baby?

By Hannah Starkey

Artist Hannah Starkey shares her thoughts on one of the stand out photographs from the Hayward Gallery’s History is Now exhibition.

Studies in Pollution #7, River Thames, from the series The City. 2014.

Ideas Series: The Unseen

By Edward Thompson

Photographer Ed Thompson discusses the use of infrared photography as a tool for seeing the unseen.

Books, gloves, reviewing, BPB14

Ideas Series: Portfolio Review Advice from Mariama Attah

Mariama Attah offers her portfolio review tips for photographers

William Fox Talbot print

Ideas Series: Great Elm at Lacock

By Carol Jacobi

Ahead of Salt and Silver, Early Photography 1840 – 60, Carol Jacobi discusses the history and aesthetics of salted paper prints.


Ideas Series: Sarah Eyre

By Louise Clements

Sarah Eyre’s photographic series of Wigs is a multilayered examination of identity and power.


Ideas Series: Gerry Johansson, Antarktis, 2014

By Lucy Moore

In this video Lucy Moore, director of Claire de Rouen Books, looks at Swedish photographer Gerry Johansson’s book Antarktis, 2014.