Watch: Interview with Jerwood/Photoworks Awards Mentor Ori Gersht
In this six minute film, celebrated photographer Ori Gersht, who is a mentor for the second Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, discusses the themes behind his practice, the rewards of being a Jerwood/Photoworks Awards mentor and offers some key advice for emerging photographers.
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Commissioned by Queer in Brighton, artist Anthony Luvera has collaborated with city residents to create photographs expressing personal perspectives on being queer in Brighton & Hove. The results are shown in a city-wide poster exhibition, free newspaper, online blog and a soft-back book.
Digital Encounters: Being There by Claudia Sola
As if coming back into consciousness, out of the black-and-white blur and buzz of interference, a black-and-white image of a pair of formally dressed lovers appears. Slightly nervous, clutching a bouquet in a commemorative studio photograph at least half a century old, these are Claudia Sola’s grandparents on their wedding day.
New Writing: When You’re Smiling
If extraterrestrials were to land on earth and attempt to impersonate a human family using information gleaned from random snapshots, the result would probably look a lot like Robert Crosse’s videos. Although the smile of an alien could presumably last forever, with no cause to fade.