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British Library Sound Files

Many early members of the Half Moon Photography Workshop and Camerawork have been interviewed as part of the Oral History of British Photography, an ongoing oral history project initiated in 1990 by the British Library.

Details can be found below and accessed directly via the British Library website.

 

Ed Barber

Date: 2006 - 8
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark: C459/193

Ed Barber interviewed by Shirley Read - Camerawork discussed (see catalogue entry).

 

Paul Carter

Date: 2006-11-13, 2007-01-08
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark: C459/192

Paul Carter interviewed by Shirley Read - Camerawork discussed (see catalogue entry).

 

Terry Dennett 

Date: 1995-11-26, 1995-12-03
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/76/1-6
Shelf Mark 2: F5061- F5067

Terry Dennett interviewed by Michael Ann Mullen - Camerawork discussed (see catalogue entry) 

 

Mark Edwards

Date: 1979
Collection: Photographers' Gallery Recordings
Shelf Mark 1: C621/03/01
Shelf Mark 2: F3890

Mark Edwards - discusses work with Chris Steele Perkins in early 1970s (see catalogue entry).

 

Martine Franck  

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/104
Shelf Mark 2: F13443

Martine Franck interviewed by Amanda Hopkinson

 

Gina Glover

Date: 2006-11-13, 2007-01-08
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/181/01-11
Shelf Mark 2: F16170-F16180

Gina Glover interviewed by Shirley Read - Camerawork discussed (see catalogue entry) 

 

Fay Godwin

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/34
Shelf Mark 2: F3675-F3680

Fay Godwin interviewed by Val Williams

 

Mike Goldwater

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/40
Shelf Mark 2: F4630-F4634

Mike Goldwater interviewed by Val Williams

 

Judy Harrison  

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark: C459/216

Judy Harrison interviewed by Shirley Read 

 

Mark Haworth Booth

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/24
Shelf Mark 2: F3062-F3066

Mark Haworth Booth interviewed by Val Williams

 

Nick Hedges

Date: 1970
Collection: Photographers' Gallery Recordings
Shelf Mark 1:  C621/02/01
Shelf Mark 2:  F3889

Young British photographers in their twenties. Recording provisionally dated between 1972-76. Hedges, Wiedel and Edwards were all closely connected with the group of young radical photo-documentarists centered around the Half Moon Photography Workshop in the East End of London,which later became Camerawork. Larry Hermann and Tony McGrath. Young documentary photographers working in Britain. Larry Hermann became well known for his series of photographs on the Orkney Islands. Tony McGrath later became picture editor of the'Observer magazine.


Summary: Technical and other problems in photography. Mis-use of photographs commercially. Speaker on side A: Hedges, Wiedel, Edwards; on side B: Hermann, McGrath.

 

Paul Hill

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/26
Shelf Mark 2: F3069-F3073

Paul Hill interviewed by David Brittain

 

Karen Knorr  

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/72/1-2
Shelf Mark 2: F4906-F4907

Interviewee is an artist using photography, born in Germany. Studied at University of Westminster, MA from University of Derby in 1990. Many exhibitions and publications in UK and internationally. 

 

Loraine Leeson

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/91
Shelf Mark 2: F5852-F5854

Loraine Leeson interviewed by Shirley Read

 

Loraine Leeson and Peter Dunn 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/93
Shelf Mark 2: H8496- H8497

Loraine Leeson and Peter Dunn interviewed by Shirley Read

 

Jenny Matthews 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/18
Shelf Mark 2: F2688-F2692

Jenny Matthews interviewed by Val Williams

 

Roger Mayne 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/9
Shelf Mark 2: F1250-F1253, F1601-F1602

Roger Mayne interviewed by Val Williams

 

Maggie Murray 

Date: 1993-01-15, 2003-08-29
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/28
Shelf Mark 2: F3108-F3111

Maggie Murray interviewed by Michael Ann Mullen - FORMAT is main topic (see catalogue entry) 

 

Joanne O'Brien 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/179/01-05
Shelf Mark 2: F15762-F15766

Joanne O'Brien interviewed by Michael Ann Mullen

 

Jo Spence

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/13
Shelf Mark 2: F1643-F1649

Jo Spence interviewed by Val Williams - Camerawork discussed (see catalogue entry) 

 

Humphrey Spender 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/43
Shelf Mark 2: F3742-F3751

Humphrey Spender interviewed by Grace Robertson

 

Chris Steele Perkins 

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/6
Shelf Mark 2: F1299-F1303

Chris Steele Perkins interviewed by Val Williams

 

Susan Trangmar

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/105/01-04
Shelf Mark 2: F17064 - F17067

Susan Trangmar interviewed by Shirley Read

 

Paul Trevor

Date: N/D
Collection: Oral History of British Photography
Shelf Mark 1: C459/39
Shelf Mark 2: F5607-F5610

Paul Trevor interviewed by Val Williams

 

Janine Wiedel 

Date: 1980 - 90 
Collection: Photographers' Gallery Recordings 
Shelf Mark 1: C621/04/01
Shelf Mark 2: F3891

Janine Wiedel with Tony McGrath - 1970s photojournalism discussed (see catalogue entry)