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Patrizia Di Bello's Blog (5)

Lecture: Histories and Counter-Histories of Photography, London, 4 April 2018

New national histories of photography are appearing. Some are recuperative, supplementing the canon with missing or underestimated figures. Others are methodological retellings, refreshing the canon with new historiographical perspectives. Some are bent on justice, adapting postcolonial, decolonizing, or settler-colonial theory to the writing of counter-histories. The…

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Added by Patrizia Di Bello on March 22, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Exhibition: CULTURAL SNIPING: Photographic Collaborations in the Jo Spence Memorial Library Archive

This exhibition showcases materials from the archive of Jo Spence, British photographer, writer, educator and self-described ‘cultural sniper’. Focusing on Spence’s radical practices, it displays a range of items that provides insight into Spence’s collaborative work process. They highlight the dynamic nature of the work, as projects, themes and ideas constantly interact and…

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Added by Patrizia Di Bello on March 22, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Seminars: History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Birkbeck's History and Theory of Photography Research Centre has announced its summer seminar programme. The events are free and open to all at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD.

 

Wednesday 6 May, 6-7:30

Room 112

Work in Progress Seminar

Raul Valdivia (Birkbeck, Iberian and Latin American Studies)

Popular or…

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Added by Patrizia Di Bello on April 30, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Seminars: History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, London

London's History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, at Birkbeck has a series of free seminars open to the public, taking place at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD. In addition there are a number of Master’s Bursaries and Studentships open to applicants on its MA…

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Added by Patrizia Di Bello on February 6, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

New History and Theory of Photography Research Centre at Birkbeck

A new History and Theory of Photography Research Centre has recently been approved at Birkbeck, University of London. Based in the Department of History of Art and Screen Media, School of Arts, the Centre is led by Professor Lynda Nead and Dr Patrizia Di Bello, supported by a steering committee.

The Centre aims to facilitate, exchange and showcase existing and new…

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Added by Patrizia Di Bello on November 30, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

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