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An Interview with Artist Gavin Mitchell

Originally posted on October 31st 2013 Working with found images, collage and print, Gavin Mitchell’s work explores the human and material landscape – giving new life to discarded images and creating new visual relationships between objects and materials. His recent project Fourth Wall’ references Japanese culture and introduces a fictional meeting between the cowboys from… Read more »

An Interview with Melinda Gibson – an Artist and Photographer Working with Photographs and Publication

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Originally posted on October 25th 2013 Melinda’s first publication, The Photograph as Contemporary Art’ was chosen as one of the Best Books of 2012 by Photo-eye. This year, Melinda brings us Miss Titus Becomes a Regular Army Mac’, a collaborative publication with Kummer & Herrman. This limited edition, handmade book is produced from the visual… Read more »

An Interview with Pete James, Curator of Photography Collections at The Library of Birmingham

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Originally posted on October 18th 2013 Did you know, The Library of Birmingham has 25 miles of world-class archives? The recently refurbished library is both a triumph of modern design and allows a larger audience to view the number of nationally and internationally significant collections kept by the library. As one of the National Collections… Read more »

An Interview with Jim Casper, Founder and Editor in Chief of LensCulture

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Originally posted on October 11th 2013 The Telegraph described LensCulture as “A definitive resource for anyone who wants to keep up with the latest trends and debates in contemporary photography.” (“The 10 Best Photography Sites” – Jan 2013) Continuing our Twitter interview series, we spoke to Jim Casper, Founder and Editor in Chief of online… Read more »

An Interview with David Birkitt of DMB Media

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Originally posted on October 4th 2013 Following his talk with Martin Parr and Jaap Scheeren at Unseen photography fair, David Birkitt spoke to us LIVE via Twitter on Tuesday about changes in the industry, overcoming challenges and more… Through his involvement with Penny Rich, Bill Charles, Magnum and later DMB Media; David has represented and… Read more »

Format Festival ; a Personal Perspective

Format international photography festival, 2014.

Originally Posted on April 7th 2014 Format provides a year-round programme of exhibitions, events and professional development opportunities alongside Format festival which takes place at Derby Quad every other year. This year, Format Festival provided a unique off-year programme in-between, which provided a series of exhibitions, talks, events and international portfolio reviews last weekend. Amongst… Read more »

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

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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

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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 »