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I am working on a film project documenting the life of photographer, writer and lecturer Bill Jay and would be interested in hearing from anybody who knew him, worked for him and/or have material…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julien FAURE-CONORTON May 16.

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Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay

Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay will be shown as an initial series of screenings and panel discussions by the end of this year. You can follow the progress of the film at www.donotbendfilm.com and…See More
Jun 5
Julien FAURE-CONORTON replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Hi Grant, I tried to contact you in February about your Bill Jay post but apparently it didn't work... I'd be glad to exchange with you. You can email me at: j.faureconorton @ ehess.fr Best, Julien"
May 16
Grant Scott replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"will do"
Feb 22
John Duncan replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Hi Grant, drop me an email john@source.ie maybe this is something we can run as a small news item? best, John"
Feb 22
Grant Scott replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Thanks John I missed/forgot that which is weird as I art directed 8 with Jon Levy. "
Feb 21
John Duncan replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"hi Grant, I noticed an interview in issue 23 Spring 2008 of 8 Magazine between David Brittain and Bill Jay.  David is at http://www.art.mmu.ac.uk/profile/dbrittain best, John Duncan Editor Source Magazine"
Feb 21
Grant Scott replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Hi John thanks for your response. You can find out more about the film at www.donotbendfilm.com"
Feb 20
John S. Webb replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Reading your text Bill, made me directly think of Peter Turner and CC. Thanks. Fond memories of Peter."
Feb 20
William Messer replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"I worked with Bill at the Photography Study Centre at the ICA in the early '70s, at which we had a slide archive ofcontemporary photographers' work and four Kodak Carousel projectors with rear-projection set-ups for viewing. Two of these…"
Jan 30
John Buck replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"HI Grant Bill is credited with "finding" the Frith archive and persuading Rothmans to buy it to stop it being destroyed.  He was subsequently appointed as the part time curator of the archive so I got to know him as  …"
Jan 30
Alex Tymków MA ARPS replied to Grant Scott's discussion Bill Jay
"Hi Grant, Bill Jay introduced me to the music of Erik Satie: Gnossienne. It was part of a lecture he gave at the art college I was attending about 1969. If I remember correctly he talked about tonality, using the work of Satie and comparing it to…"
Jan 30
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Bill Jay

I am working on a film project documenting the life of photographer, writer and lecturer Bill Jay and would be interested in hearing from anybody who knew him, worked for him and/or have material relating to him. The project is being supported by a number of established photographers who knew Bill well.Please leave a comment if you can help with this. Thank you.See More
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Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay

Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay will be shown as an initial series of screenings and panel discussions by the end of this year. You can follow the progress of the film at www.donotbendfilm.com and…

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