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The Photobook - A Conference

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The Photobook - A Conference

Time: April 3, 2009 at 9:30am to April 4, 2009 at 1:30pm
Location: Birkbeck Cinema
Street: Gordon Square
City/Town: London, WC1
Website or Map: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/hafvm/re…
Phone: None
Event Type: conference
Organized By: School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2009

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Event Description

Photobooks have played a crucial role in the creation and dissemination of photographic culture. This conference brings together speakers from different disciplines to discuss new ideas and approaches to reading, touching, and looking at the photobook in its totality.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Caroline Blinder: articulating the American depression
David Campany: books and magazines - photographs on the page
Paul Castro: Eduardo Gageiro’s Lisbon in the dock of memory
Patrizia Di Bello: sculpture and the photobook
David Evans: appropriations in post-communist photobooks
Mick Gidley: Hoppe’s Romantic America
Gabriel Koureas: Orhan Pamouk’s melancholic narrative
Annebella Pollen: One Day for Life
Graham Smith: Talbot’s Sun Pictures in Scotland
Ian Walker: Twenty Six Gasoline Stations
Liz Wells: From exhibition catalogue to photobook
Colette Wilson: the photobooks of Carlos Freire
Shamoon Zamir: Edward Curtis’s work as photobook
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Organised by the School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media at Birkbeck; King’s College American Studies; and the University of Kent French Studies. Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council

BIRKBECK CINEMA, 46 GORDON SQ LONDON WC1
FRIDAY 3 and SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2009 (9:30am to 6pm & 10am to 1:30pm)

Bookings:
a.stockbridge@bbk.ac.uk
PLACES ARE FREE BUT MUST BE BOOKED

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