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Photobook Bristol 2015: Provisional Programme
May 21, 2015
The time is drawing close and Team Photobook Bristol are putting the final touches to the weekend programme. In the meantime - here's an overview of how the weekend will take shape (obviously subject to change up until the event).
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Friday 12th June
13.30 –15.00 "
Black Country Stories"
Black Country Stories is one of the most notable social documentary projects developed in Britain in recent years. Based in West Bromwich and organised by the community arts agency Multistory, Black Country Stories has developed around a number of prestigious commissions involving photographers, writers and film-makers. For Photobook Bristol Emma Chetcuti, Director of Multistory, will introduce three of the current commissions with Liz Hingley, Daniel Meadows and Hans Eijkelboom, to give an insight into this ambitious, on-going body of work.
15.30 – 16.30
“A Vague History of the Late 20th Century”
“29 years in 29 minutes”
“Parr on Books”
For once Martin Parr actually talks about his own books, rather than those by other people!
“Book Follows Photo”
Nico will talk about the basic principles applied at Rorhof in the process of making of a photobook.
Music and Bar till
Saturday 13th June
9.30 – 10.30
Panel discussion led by
. Meandering ways of talking about
photobooks and the impact on the books themselves.
11.00 – 12.30
"The First Photobook"
A series of 3 talks and a panel discussion moderated by
will talk about the challenges, successes and surprises of making their critically
acclaimed first photobooks.
14.00 – 15.30
16.00 - 17.00
in conversation with
17.30 – 18.30
Quiz hosted by
(and special thanks to
for devising some of the questions)
Live music from
Sunday 14th June
9.30 - 10.30
"Lets talk about Money"
Panel about funding and related topics led by
in conversation with
11.15 Carolyn Drake
“Wild Rivers: a journey in self-publishing”
Carolyn will talk about how she turned two long term projects into photobooks - concept,
collaboration, and distribution.
12.30 Anna Fox
13.15 Erik Kessels
“Storytelling with Vernacular Photography”
Over a period of 10 years Erik Kessels has made many books and exhibitions out of the passion for vernacular and amateur photography. In this lecture he will highlight his latest projects and publications and give an insight in collecting and editing the photographs often found online or on flea markets from all over the world. Another subject of the lecture is the role of images in the time we live in and how you can look at these in other ways than simply consuming them.
Live music from Andy Sheppard
PLUS: Laura El Tantawy, Mariela Sancari, and Peter Mitchell will be launching their new books at the festival.
SEE YOU THERE!
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