Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Time: January 7, 2012 to February 4, 2012
Location: The Photographers' Gallery/Birkbeck College
Website or Map: http://www.photonet.org.uk/
Phone: +44(0)845 262 1618
Event Type: course
Organized By: The Photographers' Gallery with Birkbeck College
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2012
From the collections at the V&A and Royal Anthropological Institute to those at local libraries and in the professional archives of Magnum Photos, London is host to a surprising variety of often unknown photographic collections and archives, all of which are kept for different purposes.
Using practical explorations, a variety of classroom and site visits with thematic discussions, this course considers the histories, preservation, use and related issues involved in these fascinating collections.
Visits include access to: Magnum Photos, The Weiner Library, The Royal Anthropological Institute, London Metropolitan Archives and the V&A Photography Collection.
Organised and led by The Photographers' Gallery with Birkbeck College.
8 meetings between Sat 7 January and Sat 4 February 2012
Wednesday evenings 18.30 - 20.00 and Saturday mornings 10.30 - 13.00.
£225 (£115) / £300 (£150)
Booking through Birkbeck College: www.bbk.ac.uk
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