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November 2013 Blog Posts (26)

Animated gifs

The Verge reports on Richard Balzar's collection of pre-cinema and magic lanterns. It shows a number of animated gifs of zoetrope strips and related items. …


Added by Michael Pritchard on November 6, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments

Conference: Exchanging Photographs: Making Knowledge

De Montfort University's Photographic History Research Centre will be holding a conference in 2014 titled Exchanging Photographs: Making Knowledge. A call for papers will be made shortly. 

Added by Michael Pritchard on November 6, 2013 at 0:15 — No Comments

Seminar: Objectivity and the effects of truth. Early cinema and the realist tradition

The 9th Seminar is organised by the Museu del Cinema, The Department of Geography, History & History of Art at the University of Girona (UdG), and the Spanish Ministry Economy and Competitiveness "La construcción del imaginario bélico en las actualidades de la Primera Guerra Mundial".

Girona, Spain - 14 and 15 November 2013. 

Details: …


Added by Michael Pritchard on November 5, 2013 at 23:28 — No Comments

London Photograph Fair - Sunday 10th November

The next London Photograph Fair is this Sunday, November 10th and on our website you can now see a small selection of the images that will be offered on the day. To see the preview please click here. This is just a fraction of the many thousands of items: prints, cased images and books that…


Added by James Kerr on November 4, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Call for Papers: Photography and the concept of cultural translation: salvation or problematic?

The concept and metaphor of ‘translation’, as an approach to practices and effects, has become increasingly widespread across a range of disciplines: archaeology, history, anthropology, cultural studies and, of course, the field of translation studies itself, in a symbiotic flow of key concepts.

This panel will bring together a group of interdisciplinary scholars to consider the act and object of photography as an form of cultural…


Added by Michael Pritchard on November 2, 2013 at 9:38 — No Comments

Exhibition. Brian Ollington.

Retired photographer Brian Ollington, who opened his Gorleston on Sea photographic studio in 1963, will be hosting a 5 day exhibition of his photographs at Great Yarmouth Central Library from Tuesday 5th November until Saturday 9th November. The Ollington studio took photographs of a wide variety of subject mater, typical of the work of a provincial photographer based in an East Coast town. From family weddings, to family pets and civic portraits, to industrial photography for the North Sea gas… Continue

Added by Paul Godfrey on November 1, 2013 at 15:01 — No Comments

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