Photochat: Aaron Schuman & Jason Fulford

Photoworks Photochats are conversations through images. Our next chat features Aaron Schuman and Jason Fulford.

AARON SCHUMAN is a photographer, writer, lecturer and curator. His monographs include SLANT (MACK, 2019), and FOLK (NB Books, 2016). In addition to his own photographic work, Schuman has contributed texts to a number of books including Aperture Conversations: 1985 to the Present (2018), Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins (2018), George Rodger: Nuba & Latuka—The Colour Photographs (2017), Alec Soth: Gathered Leaves (2015), Vision Anew (2015), and The Photographer’s Playbook (2014), amongst others; he also regularly writes for magazines such as Aperture, Foam, Frieze, TIME, Hotshoe, The British Journal of Photography and more. Additionally, Schuman has curated several major exhibitions, including Indivisible: New American Documents – Gregory Halpern, Sam Contis, Bayete Ross Smith (FOMU Antwerp, 2016), In Appropriation (Houston Center of Photography, 2012), Other I: Alec Soth, WassinkLundgren, Viviane Sassen (Hotshoe London, 2011), and Whatever Was Splendid: New American Photographs (FotoFest, 2010). Schuman was also invited to serve as Chief Curator of Krakow Photomonth 2014 (“Re:Search”), and as Curator of JaipurPhoto Festival 2018 (“Homeward Bound”). Schuman was the founder and editor of SeeSaw Magazine (2004-2014), and is currently Programme Leader of MA Photography at the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol).

 

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Aci Trezza, Sicily (posted by @mushroom_collector ) Photochat: Aaron Schuman & Jason Fulford

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JASON FULFORD is a photographer and co-founder of J&L Books. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a frequent lecturer at universities, and has led workshops across the globe. Fulford’s photographs have been described as open metaphors. As an editor and an author, a focus of his work has been on the subject of how meaning is generated through association. His monographs include Sunbird (2000), Crushed (2003), Raising Frogs for $$$ (2006), The Mushroom Collector (2010), Hotel Oracle (2013), Contains: 3 Books (2016), Clayton’s Ascent (2018) and The Medium is a Mess (2018). He is co-author with Tamara Shopsin of the photobook for children, This Equals That (2014), co-editor with Gregory Halpern of The Photographer’s Playbook (2014), and guest editor of Der Greif Issue 11.

 

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Reggio Emilia (posted by @mushroom_collector ) Photochat: Aaron Schuman & Jason Fulford

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For more of Aaron’s work, visit his website here.

For more of Jason’s work, visit his website here.