© Vanessa Winship, Untitled, from the series Black Sea: Between Chronicle and Fiction, 2002-6

Desert Island Pics: Vanessa Winship

Thursday 12 July 2018
7-8.30pm
Barbican Centre, London

Standard Tickets £10
Concessions and Members £8

As part of a long-running touring series of Photoworks talks, loosely following the format of Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, award-winning photographer, Vanessa Winship, reveals the eight photographs she would take with her to a desert island.

For this special edition, our regular Desert Island Pics host, Stephen Bull, passes hosting duties to the esteemed academic and former Director of Photoworks, David Chandler, who has written an essay in the catalogue accompanying the Barbican exhibition Vanessa Winship: And Time Folds.

About Vanessa Winship

Vanessa Winship was born in Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire in 1960. Her recent solo exhibitions include, Vanessa Winship at Fundación MAPFRE, Spain (2014), touring to additional venues in Spain, France and Italy – Sala de Exposiciones de San Benito, Valladolid, Spain (2014), Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy (2014/15), El Centro Andaluz de La Fotografia, Almeria, Spain (2015), Espacia de las Artes Tenerife Spain (2015), Le Galerie château d’eau, Toulouse, France (2015), and Centro de Arte La Regenta, Gran Canaria , Spain (2016); Georgia: Seeds Carried by the Wind, Third Floor Gallery Cardiff, UK (2013); she dances on Jackson, Foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, France (2013); Sweet Nothings and Black Sea: Between Chronicle and Fiction, Side Gallery, Newcastle (2008/09). She was included in a recent group show The Grain of the Present (2018) at Pier 24, San Francisco, USA. Vanessa Winship has won several major photography awards including Henri Cartier-Bresson Award (2011) for she dances on Jackson; Godfrey Argent Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK (2008) and 2nd prize Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, UK (2009) for Georgia: Carried by the Wind; and the Iris d’Or Sony World Photography Award (2008) for Sweet Nothings.

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Related project: Desert Island Pics

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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