Image and Vision, 2009
Cheltenham Film Studios
The Contemporary Group of the Royal Photographic Society are organising a weekend event with six major name photographers talking about their personal photographic projects and the role of contemporary art photography today and in the past.Speakers will include:Stephen Gill
, whose recent publications Hackney Flowers and Archaeology in Reverse feature the area of East London around Hackney and the Stratford site for the 2012 Olympic Games. His work is in several gallery collections and has been exhibited widely in the UK and Europe
www.stephengill.co.uk Peter Kennard
, head of the MA photography course at the Royal College of Art, who plans to present some of his recent political commentary work.
teaches New Media and Photography at Cardiff University and previously taught with David Hurn at the Newport School of Art and Design (add more text here on his role and work)Bill Jackson
( his past and present work).John Blakemore
, showing his recent work on the Domestic Landscape
, who will talk about past contemporary photographers
This unique event should be of major interest to photographers with a wide range of interests, and will be open to all, whether or not they are RPS members. You are invited to express your interest in attending and to reserve a place as numbers will be limited to around 50.
The cost will be £75 per person. Local accommodation is available if required, with the Cheltenham Travelodge directly adjacent to the Cheltenham Film Studios, Arle Court, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham (www.manorbythelake.co.uk) Contact: