LISTEN: Desert Island Pics with Simon Baker

Curator of Photography and International Art at Tate, Simon Baker revealed his Desert Island Pics to an audience at Jerwood Visual Arts, Jerwood Space, London in December 2013.

Desert Island Pics is an ongoing series of Photoworks talks. Previous castaways have included Martin Parr, Sean O’Hagan, Anna Fox and Mishka Henner.

Image 01: Jacques-André Boiffard Behind The Mask 1930

Image 02: Jacques-André Boiffard Untitled from Documents 1929

Image 03: Presented by Leonard Howell A postcard of Haile Selassie 1930

Image 04: Anon. House on fire (c.1940s)

Image 05: Boris Mikhailov From the series ‘At Dusk’ (1993)

Image 06: Daido Moriyama From the series ‘Tales of Tono 1976

Image 07: Chris Shaw The Grass is Always Greener Somewhere Else – From the series ‘Weeds of Wallasey (2008- 2012)

Image 08: Simon Baker instagram photo (2012)

 

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Loosely following the format of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, our touring photography talks series invites artists, writers and curators to select which eight images they’d take with them to a desert island.

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