An original approach for this conference which aimes to explore photography’s business history.
A conference on photographs’ life out there in the big world.
Not really a cutting edge subject but it looks like the exhibition just opened in Houston is quite interesting.
A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904–1980) © The Imperial War Museums
Many historical photographs from the Gernsheim collection in Austin – Texas – on display at Mannheim. Among the others, a certain heliography taken by a certain Niepce, taken in 1826, Point de vue du Gras. And then, Daguerre, Capa, Cartier-Bresson…
A three-days conference in Venezia on the subject this blog is mainly about. I am somewhat perplexed about the programme but I think it will be worthwhile, all in all.
4oo to 1000 $ to study women photographers. It’s the Peter Palmquist memorial fund. Good luck!
Photos have so many ways to lie. One is manipulation.
Phaidon presents it with some more details than the Met website.
An interesting article on PDN about a new software to detect manipulations in digital photos.
A Call for papers (French) for a workshop in September about “morals and photography”.
Proposals should be sent by June 8th.
The historical review Zapruder announces a competition for its tenth birthday. Young photographers are invited to send images representing the conflict.
No money, but a chance to be published for the lucky winner and an exhibition in Rome, during the “birthday party” on 9th June.
The call will be closed on 15th May, and not on 25th Aprile, as written in the site.
The Fundación Mapfre will broadcast the conference “Jornada sobre conservación preventiva de fotografía contemporánea y soportes electrónicos”.
The event will take place on 8 and 9 May, starting at 10 o’clock. No reservation required, just connect with pc, Pad or iPhone at www.fundacionmapfre.com.