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Radical Archives for the Future: networks and collaboration


Friday 28 September, 2018 
15:00 - 17:30, Four Corners Gallery

How might archives of radical film and photography work together, collaborate and create future networks?  

Could a network of archival collections support future research and exhibition?  

Join us for a lively discussion into the future possibilities of radical film and photography archives. Presentations from the Four Corners & Camerawork archive and Jo Spence & Terry Dennett collection at Birkbeck, followed by drinks and a final opportunity to view the Radical Visions exhibition at Four Corners Gallery before it closes on 29 September.


Posted on 24th September 2018 at 12:00am

TAGS: archives, heritage, film, photography

Community Photography in the 1970s

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Thursday, 27 September, 2018

6.30 – 8.30pm, Four Corners Gallery

 

Our central concern in photography is not ‘Is it art?’ but, ‘Who is it for?’

Jo Spence, ‘The Politics of Photography’, Camerawork Issue 1 (1976)

How did community photography work in practice?

Join us for a lively discussion with Judy Harrison, Janine Wiedel and Philip Wolmouth, three documentary photographers whose work engages with issues of community and representation.

Places are free but booking is essential.
Register here.


Posted on 4th August 2018 at 12:00am

TAGS: community, community photography, social, political, documentary, 1970s

Photomontage Then and Now

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Thursday, 20 September, 2018

6.30 – 8.30pm, Four Corners Gallery

Collaged pictures or political weapons?

Acclaimed artists Peter Kennard and Loraine Leeson will be joining us in the gallery along with writer David Evans to discuss all things photomontage. We will be exploring the history, techniques and effects of photomontage, from darkroom collages to digital manipulation.

A fantastic event for anybody interested in the art of protest, radical culture or community activism. 

Places are free but booking is essential.
Register here. 


Posted on 2nd August 2018 at 12:00am

TAGS: photomontage, protest, community, activism, politics, art

Half Moon Photography Workshop: the inside story

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Sat, July 21, 2018

3:00 – 5:00pm, Four Corners Gallery

Join early members Mike Goldwater, Paul Trevor and Jenny Matthews for a discussion about the history of the Half Moon Photography Workshop, touring exhibitions and the radical magazine Camerawork.

Places are free but booking is essential.  Book your place here


Posted on 4th July 2018 at 12:00am

TAGS: talk, camerawork, halfmoon photography workshop, photography, collectives, 1970s, half moon gallery, ron mccormick, jenny matthews, mike goldwater, paul trevor

Radical Visions symposium


Join us on Thursday 28 June for a half-day symposium event in collaboration with Birkbeck University, Radical Visions: the cultural politics of Camerawork 1972-1985.


Posted on 2nd May 2018 at 12:00am

TAGS: symposium, film, photography