Posts Categorized: Archived Articles

An Interview with Lewis Bush – Photographer, Writer and Author of ‘Disphotic’.

lewis bush - anders birger - genesis imaging

Lewis Bush is a photographer, writer and author of Disphotic; a popular blog on photography and its intersections with art, history and journalism. Alongside Disphotic, he has written for a number of print and online publications including; The Daily Telegraph website, B&W Photography Magazine, The Photographers Gallery blog,, Hotshoe, Of The Afternoon,,… Read more »

An Interview with Artist and Photographer Phillip Toledano

phillip toledano - the reluctant father

Phillip Toledano b.1968 is a conceptual artist known in equal parts for socio-political projects and deeply personal work. Although most of his work is produced through photography, he states that ‘everything starts with an idea, and the idea determines the execution’ – with work varying from photography to installation, sculpture to painting. His series ‘Kim… Read more »

An Interview with Sophie Gerrard; Photographer and Member of Document Scotland

sophie gerrard - drawn to the land - document scotland

Sophie Gerrard is an award-winning documentary photographer specialising in contemporary environmental and social issues. Through her thoughtful and eloquent bodies of work, she conveys the stories of people and the issues they face individually and as part of a wider community. Sophie joined the collective Document Scotland in 2012 as a core member alongside acclaimed… Read more »

An Interview with Max Kandhola, Artist and Principal Lecturer in Photography at Nottingham Trent University

max kandhola - the aura of boxing - genesis imaging

Max Kandhola is an established photographer whose work has been widely exhibited in the UK, Europe and the USA. Alongside his practice, Max currently holds the position of Principal Lecturer and Head of Photography at Nottingham Trent University. His research and practice centres on relationships, the human condition and the politics of representation in photography…. Read more »

An Interview with Tim Clark, Founding Editor of 1000 Words Magazine

tim clark - tom medwell - genesis imaging

Originally posted on March 21st 2014 1000 Words is an online magazine dedicated to contemporary art photography in the UK and beyond. Founded by Tim Clark in 2008, 1000 Words Magazine commissions and publishes in-depth exhibition and photobook reviews, essays and interviews. Tim’s writing on photography and visual culture has featured in publications including The… Read more »

An Interview with Fiona Rogers, Cultural & Education Manager at Magnum Photos and Founder of Firecracker


Originally posted on March 3rd 2014 Since 2011, Firecracker has assisted the promotion of women working in photography with a series of monthly online features, networking opportunities and public events. In 2012, the annual Firecracker photographic grant launched to assist a female photographer born or residing in Europe with the completion of a documentary photographic… Read more »

An Interview with Award-Winning Artist Edmund Clark

edmund clark - guantanamo

Originally posted on February 19th 2014 Edmund Clark is an award-winning artist whose work explores notions of shared humanity, otherness and unseen experience by looking at landscape, architecture, documents, possessions and the environments of subjects of political tension. His works, ‘Guantanamo: If the Light Goes Out’ and recent publication, ‘Control Order House’; (published in 2013… Read more »

An Interview with Federica Chiocchetti, Researcher in Photography and Literature at the University of Westminster, Writer and Curator.

federica chiocchetti - the photocaptionist

Originally posted on February 3rd 2014 Federica is an Italian researcher of Photography and Literary Theory at The University of Westminster in London, where she is pursuing a PhD, under the supervision of Professor and photo-artist David Bate. She is a photography consultant and independent curator, currently working on an exhibition on WW1 & the… Read more »

An Interview with David Anthony Hall, Visual Artist and Creator of ‘One2Fifty’ – the World’s Smallest Gallery

david anthony hall - one2fifty

Originally Posted on January 17th 2014 The power of nature is a central part of the philosophy behind David’s work, through each of his images we are reminded of the tenuous relationship between man and the environment that has spanned thousands of years. Alongside many solo and group shows, David has showcased his work in… Read more »

An Interview with Louise Clements, Co-Founder of Format Festival, Artistic Director at Derby Quad, Curator and Writer.

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Originally posted on December 10th 2013 As a curator since 2008, Louise has initiated and curated many commissions and exhibitions of international contemporary art. In 2004 Louise established Format with Mike Brown, since then Format has become one of the UK’s leading non-profit international contemporary festivals of photography and related media. Quad is Derby’s centre… Read more »