Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
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Photographs are not simply images but also historically shaped three-dimensional objects. They hold a physical presence, bear traces of handling and use, and circulate in social, political and institutional networks. Beyond their visual content, they are increasingly…Continue
Posted on January 13, 2020 at 12:30
'Unboxing Photographs: Working in the Photo Archive' opens the boxes of four photo archives to showcase the material diversity of photographs as three-dimensional objects: from glass plate negatives, to 35 mm film, to prints on albumen or silver gelatin paper.
These photo-objects are taken in the hand, tilted and turned over, labeled, cut down, framed, glued into…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2018 at 15:30