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Challenging the Status Quo - The Founding of the RPS Contemporary Group

A recording has been made available of this event organised by the RPS Contemporary Group and the RPS Thames Valley Region that took place online on 18th January 2022. Chaired by Avijit Datta, the speakers were Paul Hill, Brian Steptoe, Douglas May, Tessa Mills and Zelda Cheatle.

Added by Paul Hill on February 2, 2022 at 12:27 — No Comments

Historian Alan Barnes

I have just heard that ALAN BARNES, a former friend and colleague from the University of Derby died last week. He was an original thinker and researcher in the history of art and was particularly interested in the history of photography. The funeral is at 12.30 on 10 June at Trent Valley Crematorium near Derby. Can you please pass on this sad news to those you think should know. Thanks.

Added by Paul Hill on May 29, 2019 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

DVD: Fay Godwin: Don't Fence Me In

Don't Fence Me In provides an entire career retrospective, made with the enthusiastic cooperation of Fay Godwin, filming from 2001 until 2005, which turned out to be the last five years of her life. She graduated from taking family snaps to documenting Camden social services, followed by a remarkable sequence of literary portraits, before moving on to landscape photography for a series of walkers' books which evolved into photographic collaborations with major writers, notably Ted…


Added by Paul Hill on January 23, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Exhibition and event: Fay Godwin - The Drovers' Roads of Wales and other photographs

Fay Godwin - The Drovers' Roads of Wales and other photographs is being shown as MOMA MACHYNLLETH opening at 11am on Saturday, 18 February 2017 and runs until 1st April, 2017. Also A Clearly Marked Path -…


Added by Paul Hill on January 23, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Photoforums at QUAD

Exhibiting your work in a gallery or public context presents its own challenges as it is such a different format of disseminating work, as opposed to the book or presenting a portfolio. As a curator of photography shows Camilla Brown has extensive experience of working with photographers and designing exhibitions and was senior curator at The Photographers Gallery,…


Added by Paul Hill on April 28, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Workshop: Marking the Land

Explore the mysteries of nature and look beyond the physical nature of things during a weekend workshop with award winning photographer Paul Hill MBE, assisted by Maria Falconer FRPS.

Marking the Land alludes to Paul Hill’s photography of the Peak District, capturing the relationship between marks made on the land by man and nature and by the process of…


Added by Paul Hill on April 28, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

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