No Exposure: Conflict illustration in a photographic world
By Elliott Goat The theorist Susan Sontag wrote: “For a long time some people believed that if the horror could be made vivid enough, most people would finally take in the outrageousness, the insanity of war.” While our perception and understanding of the 20th century is intrinsically linked to the images of its conflicts, photography’s […]
Photo Week 2012 – A week celebrating the best of photojournalism
At the end of May, the Frontline Club hosted a busy week of photography events sponsored by Canon.
Panos Pictures, Reportage by Getty Images and VII Photo all hosted events at the Club and a half-day seminar with VII Photo took place at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Photo Week 2012 – Reportage by Getty Images with Tom Stoddart and Peter Dench
In an evening of contrast, colour and laughs, Reportage by Getty Images showcased two of their key talents, Peter Dench and Tom Stoddart.
After reviewing portfolios at Getty’s Open Edit with his team all day, Vice President of Getty Images Aidan Sullivan introduced the evening with a short overview of the kind of work Reportage by Getty Images engages in.
FULLY BOOKED Photo Week 2012 – Open Edit with Reportage by Getty Images
As part of Photo Week 2012, Reportage by Getty Images will relocate to Paddington and their editors will be available to answer questions and review portfolios for the day. The event is free, but advance booking is required.
Established and budding photojournalists are invited to bring their portfolio and network with others in their field.
The week ahead: Return to Iran, Cocaine Unwrapped and reporting Sri Lanka’s civil war
Tomorrow night journalist and broadcaster Kamin Mohammadi will be talking to BBC Persian TV’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi about her book The Cypress Tree and the story it tells of her return to Iran 17 years after her family fled the country in 1979. Our Change season continues on Friday with a screening of Cocaine Unwrapped, which exposes the human cost […]
In the Picture: Documentography
Two members of Documentography, Guilhem Alandry and Anna KÃ¥ri, will be at the Frontline Club to discuss their collective and their techniques, including an innovative joint project about a shanty town built on a rubbish tip in Sierra Leone commissioned by Save the Children.