With Jona Frank

Swaying a little, I quickly caught my balance and centred myself. The rickety ladder settled with purpose as I held up a large photograph for Jona Frank to see. “Is it straight, Jona?” I was here to interview Jona Frank  for LOOK/15 at her exhibition at the WARP in Liverpool, but had also offered to help her […]

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Kassel

I just love photo books. In the UK we have Martin Parr and Gerry Badger to thank for a revival of the photobook medium. I often dip into their 3 volume set “The Photobook”. If you have a few minutes to spare and are passing the Liverpool Central Library, it’s certainly worth looking into the 2014 Photobook […]

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Karl Blossfeldt

Tony Cearns reflects on Karl Blossfeldt ahead of the Hayward travelling exhibition at The Brindley on SAT 25 APRIL – SUN 31 MAY 2015 as part of LOOK/15 Liverpool International Festival of Photography. Check The Brindley for exact opening times.   Today, it is difficult to catch the sense of pioneering playfulness that existed in the […]

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Sheila Rock

Sheila Rock in conversation with Tony Cearns Tony Cearns caught up with Sheila Rock ahead of her exhibition “Tough and Tender” as part of LOOK/15 Liverpool International Festival of Photography. Tony Cearns Your photographic work of the punk music scene here in England established you as an influential photographer obtaining widespread international coverage. Vogue, no less, reported on your fly-on-the-wall […]

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Max Pinckers

Max Pinckers in conversation with Tony Cearns Tony Cearns caught up with Max Pinckers ahead of his exhibition as part of LOOK/15 Liverpool International Festival of Photography. Tony Cearns In your study of love and marriage in India, “Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty”,  rather than using a traditional documentary way of story telling, you […]

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Casey Orr

 Casey Orr in conversation with Tony Cearns Originally from Delaware, USA, Dr Casey Orr  now lives in England where she works as a photographer, researcher and Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University. She holds a Ph.D in photography. Her work is supported by Arts Council England and has been shown most recently in The Observer Magazine, […]

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