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Video

Videos of documentaries, lectures, television programmes and discussions about photography.

Misrach on Destroy This Memory

Although from certain angles at a number of points it’s difficult to see the actual images to which Misrach is referring in this talk, a great number can be seen very clearly, and he is a concise, clear, generous spokesperson… Continue reading

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Geyer & Linfield on photography and violence

This set of short lectures and longer talk was delivered in March of this year at The New School at Parson’s in New York, and was part of their two day conference entitled “The Photographic Universe“. A previous lecture involving… Continue reading

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Cotton on The Photographic Universe

 This is a thoughtful, flexible discussion between Charlotte Cotton, formerly head of the photography department at LACMA, and graphic designer and sometime collaborator David Reinfurt, about the fluidity of the practice and concept of photography.

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Tillim on his work

The photographer Guy Tillim, perhaps more widely known and considered as a photojournalist than a documentary photographer, here gives a brief but thoughtful, frank and intelligent talk about his development as a photographer and the decision-making that informed the way… Continue reading

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Linfield on photography and violence

Below is a thoughtful, incisive, wide-ranging and I think relevant reading given in mid-February of this year by Susie Linfield on the moralising imprecations persistently levelled at photographic images of suffering, and photography’s strategies of resistance. Linfield is professor at… Continue reading

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Gossage on photography

In a near-hour long discussion with the curator of Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, John Gossage speaks with an affable sort of incisiveness about the genesis of his signature work “The Pond“, the rationale behind his particular way… Continue reading

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