Feedback from Photo-Based Social Practice Panel

Audience/participants reading the 4-page PHOTOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL PRACTICE broadsheet, a PDF of which can be found here. Today we (Pete Brook, Eliza Gregory, Gemma-Rose Turnbull, Mark Strandquist and Wendy Ewald) had the Photo-Based Social Practice panel, a discussion of socially engaged, transdisciplinary, and expanded practices in contemporary photography at Aperture Foundation in New York for Open Engagement. As … Continue reading

Photo-based Social Practice Broadsheet

This is the four-page newspaper we created to share some of the driving questions and ideas with the audience during the panel discussion on socially engaged, transdisciplinary, and expanded practices in contemporary photography at Aperture Foundation in New York as part of the Open Engagement conference in May. Click on the title … Continue reading

Panel at Aperture Foundation for Open Engagement 2014

We are so delighted to announce that we are presenting a discussion of socially engaged, transdisciplinary, and expanded practices in contemporary photography at Aperture, as part of Open Engagement 2014. The panel will be presented in conjunction with the Photography, Expanded Spring 2014 issue of Aperture magazine, produced in collaboration with guest editor … Continue reading

PhD Interview

“As it becomes increasingly more common for Documentary Photographers to integrate participatory and collaborative practices into their photographic projects, inviting people who were previously ‘subjects’ to become co-creators, there is also an increased tension between the collaborative process and the photographic product. When we move towards making work that is … Continue reading

SFMOMA — Visual Activism Symposium

We are really looking forward to the Visual Activism Symposium put on by SFMOMA March 14-16 (Gemma and Eliza will be in attendance). We’d love to hear about any articles or resources people have that relate to that particular topic. We’ll post those here along with things we learn over … Continue reading

Photography, Expanded — Magnum, Open Society Foundation and Aperture Collaborate to Support Expanded Photographic Practice

Photography, Expanded is an initiative designed to inspire documentary photographers to expand their storytelling beyond the still image, and catalyze collaboration across disciplines. Launched in 2013 by the Magnum Foundation and the Open Society Foundations in collaboration with Wendy Levy, this year’s program features a series of labs, panel discussions, … Continue reading