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Professor Nina Lager Vestberg (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology) will be in the United Kingdom this coming week and will give three seminars. On 6 November at the Photographic History Research Centre in Leicester she will discuss Analogue Ancestors and…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on November 5, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments
Centro de la Imagen is pleased to announce the call for speakers for the II Meeting of Photographic Archives “Photographic Assets: A heritage at risk”, that will be held from May 25th to 27th in Lima, Peru.
On 26th and 27th of April…Continue
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This exhibition spotlights the work of Clarence White (1871-1925), a founding member of the Photo-Secession, a gifted photographer celebrated for his beautiful scenes of quiet domesticity and outdoor idylls, and an influential teacher and photographic mentor. The first retrospective devoted to the photographer in over…Continue
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Since its very beginnings, professional as well as non-professional photographers have used photography in Central and Eastern Europe to record all aspects of life. Photography has thus participated in spreading and shaping knowledge about the region, its people, and the rest of the world. In spite of the central role…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on November 5, 2017 at 17:12 — No Comments
Royal Collection Trust is embarking on a major project exploring the life, works and legacy of Prince Albert. The Collection, formed of prints and early photographs, is an indispensable resource for the study of the many works collected and commissioned by Prince Albert.
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Glass negatives taken by Bernhardt Otto Holtermann in 1875 to capture the beauty of Sydney Harbour - measuring 1.3 meters wide and weigh around 30kg each are listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World. They are held at the State Library of New South Wales.
Here is the full story…Continue
Added by Joanna Sassoon on November 1, 2017 at 0:30 — No Comments
Over at our Press Photo History project we are on the lookout for footage of Fleet Street photo agencies or newspaper photographic departments.
The Press Photo History project has been researching and publishing memories and images from photo agency, here…Continue
Added by Will Carleton on October 31, 2017 at 8:30 — No Comments
The Royal Photographic Society's Historical Group is holding its annual research day. It will consist of presentations by new and experienced photographic history researchers. presenting results and conclusions from completed projects. Each presentation will be allocated 20 minutes. Those wishing to talk about…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 31, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments
The birth of abstract art and the invention of photography were both defining moments in modern visual culture, but these two stories are often told separately. Into the Light is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between the two, spanning the century from the 1910s to…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 30, 2017 at 17:58 — No Comments
London's Cinema Museum occupies a NHS-owned building, the former Lambeth workhouse in Kennington - which housed the child Charlie Chaplin. The premises are now under threat and a petition has been launched to ensure that this important museum, archive and collection can remain in such an important and relevant building.…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 30, 2017 at 17:53 — No Comments
The Royal Collection has over 450,000 photographs . They have been acquired by British monarchs, their consorts and other members of the royal family from 1842 to the present day. Queen Victoria (1819–1901) and Prince Albert (1819–61) laid the foundations of the collection, acquiring and commissioning new…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 30, 2017 at 17:45 — No Comments
The Girona City Council through the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) and the Museum of Cinema, in collaboration with the Friends of UNESCO, commemorate once more the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage with two online proposals:
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 30, 2017 at 17:34 — No Comments
The exhibition William Henry Fox Talbot. At the Origins of Photography will be held from February, 5 to April, 9, 2018 at The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow. As part of this a conference will be held.
The prime objective of the conference is an analytical comprehension of a new phenomenon in…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 30, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
Four Corners announced last year its new archive project, which was made possible by a generous grant of £100,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).The project will explore and document the heritage of film and photographic work of Four Corners and Camerawork that flourished…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 22, 2017 at 17:55 — No Comments
The Martin Parr Foundation (MPF) was launched with an opening party on the 20 October attended by photographers, curators, archivists, academics, writers and others from the world of British photography.…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 22, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments
Colleagues, Please consider applying for a research fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center, home of the Gernsheim Collection, the Magnum Photos, Inc. Collection, and several major archives. Search our holdings here: …Continue
Added by Jessica S. McDonald on October 16, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments
On Saturday, 14 October around 30 people came together in the small parish church of St Peter and St Paul, Wendling, to remember the photographer Robert Howlett (1831-1858) who died on 2 December 1858, aged 27 years. A…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on October 16, 2017 at 7:51 — No Comments
The final Workshop of the Million Pictures project will be held in Exeter, south-west England, on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 2018, with an additional meeting of the research group on the morning of Saturday 13 January.
The project is a collaboration between magic lantern researchers in five…Continue
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