For August we present a special selection of images taken from the forthcoming book, 'Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now', by Fiona Rogers and Max Houghton, published by Thames & Hudson Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now 224pg with 300 illustrations Published by Thames & Hudson, August 2017 More information [...]
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ObjectImage ObjectImage is a poignant approach to the physical material of a photograph and a re-imagination of it into new forms. ObjectImage roots itself in album collections of the artist and others that are linked to the social tradition and history of documenting family. Through collage, Tulloch maintains a [...]
Let's hear it for the girls! Firecracker & women practioners featured on Ideastap blog: Read blog
Firecracker interview with Olivier Laurent of the British Journal of Photography: Read article
In April 2013, British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews embarked on the first Firecracker commission as part of the Entres Margens festival in Portugal. Entre Margens (meaning between river banks) is a project of artistic intervention in the historical centers of several cities of the Douro region. Through the eyes of photographers and [...]
Archiving Eden Spurred by the impending completion of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Archiving Eden explores the role of seed banks and their preservation efforts in the face of climate change, the extinction of natural species, and decreased agricultural diversity. Serving as a global botanical backup system, these privately [...]
In This Place The work ‘Family’ was made in 1994. This series of images of my sister and her three children presents a narrative of childhood containing both joy and imperfection. ‘In This Place’ updates the story of the children and where their lives have taken them as adults. [...]
No Blood Stained the Wattle This photographic work uses the violent conflicts and massacres of Tasmania's colonisation during the 1800s to reflect on the mythical telling and mis-telling of Australian history. Tasmania was inhabited for an estimated 40,000 years by the Tasmanian Aborigines. This exclusive habitation of the land [...]
Ruby Robinson, a recent graduate from Manchester, seeks to capture people and places with a sense of spontaneity and playfulness. Shooting with film, Ruby’s focus on hidden gems and flaws in recent project Nude clearly marks out where her interests lie. This project was exhibited at Brighton Photo Fringe as part of [...]
Fractured Lives - the aftermath of genocide Between April and July 1994, Rwanda witnessed a frenzied 100 days of mass killings, rampant rape and other horrific acts carried out by the Hutu extremist Interahamwe. An estimated 1 million Tutsi civilians were slaughtered. 20 years on, Rwanda and its citizens [...]