PARC Autumn Newsletter 2014

UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC)

Newsletter Autumn 2014

PARC looks forward to presenting a busy programme this autumn- here is a selection. More exhibitions and events are in the pipeline and will be in our next newsletter. We look forward to welcoming you to events at UAL and at external venues. For our blog and archive visit http://www.photographyresearchcentre.co.uk or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Exhibitions

‘Closer’: Stuart Griffiths. Sussex Coast College, Hastings. September 20 to October 7, 2014. Curated by Val Williams for the Brighton Photo Fringe, the exhibition has toured to Brighton, London and Birmingham. Part of Photo Hastings, 2014.

‘Stories Seen through a Glass Plate’. High Street, Lewes. 4 October to 2 November 2014. Curated by Brigitte Lardinois and Matt Haycocks. Part of Brighton Photo Biennale, 2014. Lightbox installation in the main shopping street of Lewes from the Reeves Studio archive. Also associated exhibitions across Lewes.

‘Postcards from Robert’s’. PARcSpace. Room 224, London College of Communication. 15-21October, 2014. The second part of Val Williams’ ‘From Roberts’ series.

‘Single Saudi Women’: Wasma Mansour. PARcSpace. Room 224, London College of Communication. 9 September-10 October 2014.Artist’s talk and viewing 30 September between 16.30and 18.30. First opportunity to see Wasma’s practice- based work made as part of her PhD research at LCC. Wasmawas awarded her PhD in 2014.

Forthcoming Publications

‘Mythologizing the Vietnam War: Visual Culture and Mediated Memory’. Edited by Jennifer Good, Paul Lowe, Brigitte Lardinois and Val Williams. Papers from the ‘Considering Vietnam’ conference at the Imperial War Museum. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Queering Photography: Special issue of the Journal of Photography&Culture. Guest edited by Sara Davidmann, Elspeth Brown and Bruno Ceschel.

Films

‘From Robert’s’. A new film by Robin Christian about Robert’s Rummage shop in Hastings. Part of the ongoing ‘From Robert’s’ project.

Film Festival

In partnership with Photo Hastings at the Electric Palace Cinema, Hastings.

‘From Robert’s’and ‘Finding Vivian Maier’. 12 October, 2014. Followed by a panel discussion with Angus Carlyle, Sara Davidmann and Robin Christian.

‘Turkey and Tinsel’, a film byMartin Parr.11 December, 2014. Followed by Martin Parr in conversation with Karen Shepherdson.

Conferences

Paul Lowe at‘Which History for Photojournalism’ at the Jeu de Pomme, Paris. 18 October, 2014.

Val Williams and Robin Christian on the John Wall archiveat ‘Archives 2.0’. National Media Museum, Bradford. 25-26 November 2014.

Simon Robinson at ‘The Place of Photography’, University of Eichstaett, Germany. 5-6 December 2014.

Coming Up:

‘Moose on the Loose’: Biennale of Research, 2015; Sara Davidmann’s ‘Ken to be Destroyed’ tour; Green Month 2015;’ Daniel Meadows: Early Photographs’, Upper Street Gallery, LCC; ‘Tourism of War’: Paul Lowe and Simon Norfolk, exhibition and study day, PARcSpace/LCC. Simon Robinson: ‘Driving Thru Wasteland’. PARcSpace; Fieldstudy: ‘Single Saudi Women’ by Wasma Mansour; Fieldstudy: Wiebke Leister(PARC Researcher in Residence, 2014).

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PARC Autumn Newsletter 2014

UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC)

Newsletter Autumn 2014

PARC looks forward to presenting a busy programme this autumn- here is a selection. More exhibitions and events are in the pipeline and will be in our next newsletter. We look forward to welcoming you to events at UAL and at external venues. For our blog and archive visit http://www.photographyresearchcentre.co.uk or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Exhibitions

‘Closer’: Stuart Griffiths. Sussex Coast College, Hastings. September 20 to October 7, 2014. Curated by Val Williams for the Brighton Photo Fringe, the exhibition has toured to Brighton, London and Birmingham. Part of Photo Hastings, 2014.

‘Stories Seen through a Glass Plate’. High Street, Lewes. 4 October to 2 November 2014. Curated by Brigitte Lardinois and Matt Haycocks. Part of Brighton Photo Biennale, 2014. Lightbox installation in the main shopping street of Lewes from the Reeves Studio archive. Also associated exhibitions across Lewes.

‘Postcards from Robert’s’. PARcSpace. Room 224, London College of Communication. 15-21October, 2014. The second part of Val Williams’ ‘From Roberts’ series.

‘Single Saudi Women’: Wasma Mansour. PARcSpace. Room 224, London College of Communication. 9 September-10 October 2014.Artist’s talk and viewing 30 September between 16.30and 18.30. First opportunity to see Wasma’s practice- based work made as part of her PhD research at LCC. Wasmawas awarded her PhD in 2014.

Forthcoming Publications

‘Mythologizing the Vietnam War: Visual Culture and Mediated Memory’. Edited by Jennifer Good, Paul Lowe, Brigitte Lardinois and Val Williams. Papers from the ‘Considering Vietnam’ conference at the Imperial War Museum. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Queering Photography: Special issue of the Journal of Photography&Culture. Guest edited by Sara Davidmann, Elspeth Brown and Bruno Ceschel.

Films

‘From Robert’s’. A new film by Robin Christian about Robert’s Rummage shop in Hastings. Part of the ongoing ‘From Robert’s’ project.

Film Festival

In partnership with Photo Hastings at the Electric Palace Cinema, Hastings.

‘From Robert’s’and ‘Finding Vivian Maier’. 12 October, 2014. Followed by a panel discussion with Angus Carlyle, Sara Davidmann and Robin Christian.

‘Turkey and Tinsel’, a film byMartin Parr.11 December, 2014. Followed by Martin Parr in conversation with Karen Shepherdson.

Conferences

Paul Lowe at‘Which History for Photojournalism’ at the Jeu de Pomme, Paris. 18 October, 2014.

Val Williams and Robin Christian on the John Wall archiveat ‘Archives 2.0’. National Media Museum, Bradford. 25-26 November 2014.

Simon Robinson at ‘The Place of Photography’, University of Eichstaett, Germany. 5-6 December 2014.

Coming Up:

‘Moose on the Loose’: Biennale of Research, 2015; Sara Davidmann’s ‘Ken to be Destroyed’ tour; Green Month 2015;’ Daniel Meadows: Early Photographs’, Upper Street Gallery, LCC; ‘Tourism of War’: Paul Lowe and Simon Norfolk, exhibition and study day, PARcSpace/LCC. Simon Robinson: ‘Driving Thru Wasteland’. PARcSpace; Fieldstudy: ‘Single Saudi Women’ by Wasma Mansour; Fieldstudy: Wiebke Leister(PARC Researcher in Residence, 2014).