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March 2015 Blog Posts (24)

History is Now at Hayward

Can anyone report on the exhibition up through 26 April at the Hayward Gallery "History is Now" in which artist-curators "take on Britain" since WWII? April 16, Laura Guy, curator, writer and lecturer at Goldsmiths, presents her research focusing on "the recent histories of British photography".

Added by William Messer on March 9, 2015 at 17:10 — 3 Comments

Only in England to embark on two-year regional tour of UK

Blockbuster exhibition Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr is to tour venues throughout the UK after the Science Museum Group secured a National Lottery grant of almost £70,000. The two-year tour has been made possible by funding from Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Programme, which aims to bring major shows to a wider range of…


Added by Michael Pritchard on March 7, 2015 at 11:10 — No Comments

Help needed with mystery format - 'The Triptographic'

I have an albumen carte-de-visite (image shown here) photograph featuring three portraits of three different people made by prominent 19th century Wellington photographer, James Bragge in New Zealand. Printed on the right side of the card is 'The Triptographic Cameo Portrait Registered'. I haven’t been able to find out anything about this process/format - does anyone…


Added by Lissa Mitchell on March 3, 2015 at 8:30 — 3 Comments

Light Box

The photographer Norman McBeath and poet Robert Crawford have just completed a collaboration called Light Box which was launched at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. A digital version of Light Box can be viewed through this link:  …


Added by Norman McBeath on March 2, 2015 at 17:30 — No Comments

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