Posts Tagged: Twitter Interviews

Award-winning photographer Jon Tonks talks to Genesis about his highly acclaimed series ‘Empire’

Long Island Farm, Falkland Islands. Image © Jon Tonks, from the series 'Empire'

Jon Tonks is a multi-award-winning British photographer from the West Midlands. Following a three year course in Design in Leeds, Jon turned to photography following a short stint as for a newspaper network in the Midlands which he left to pursue an MA in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication. Tonks’ series… Read more »

An Interview with Natasha Caruana; Photographic Artist, Lecturer and BMW Young Photographer in Residence at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum.

'My daughter does not want to use the dress when she gets married as she always wanted to have a red one', 2011 © Natasha Caruana, from the series 'Fairytale for Sale'.

Natasha Caruana is a British photographic artist and senior lecturer at University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham. Caruana’s art practice is grounded in research concerned with narratives of love, betrayal and fantasy. At this year’s Les Rencontres d’Arles festival, Natasha was named the 2014 BMW Young Photographer in Residence at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum… Read more »

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

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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

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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.

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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 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 »

An Interview with Michael Benson, Director of the Prix Pictet and Co-Founder of Cultural Consultancy Firm, Candlestar Ltd.

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Originally posted on November 28th 2013 Michael Benson is a writer and film producer, he established cultural consultancy firm Candlestar with Fariba Fashad in 2003. Clients have included Frieze Art Fair, The Gulf Art Fair (now Art Dubai), the Sovereign European Art Prize, The Sony Photography Prize, The Tusk Conservation Awards and the Syngenta Photography… Read more »

An Interview with Photographer Laura Pannack

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Originally posted on November 22nd 2013 Laura is a London based photographer who has been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally. Her work focuses on social documentary and portraiture, with many of her personal projects focusing on youth and adolescence – exploring the connections, interactions and relationships that form during this period of life…. Read more »

An Interview with Gallerist Laura Noble

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Originally posted on November 7th 2013 Laura Noble is a London based Gallerist, Artist and Author of The Art of Collecting Photography’. As a passionate advocate of photography as a fine art, Laura lectures in the UK and abroad to students, photographers and collectors. L A Noble Gallery focuses on cutting-edge contemporary photography. We caught… Read more »