Months have fallen off the calendar since LOOK/15 attacked our senses and consciousness with an array of local and international work. Now, having moved forward through the year with shifts in focus and energy, seems a good moment to reflect on the festival and explore a recurring point in my experiences of the two weeks. […]Read more "Cycles and processes"
18th May. Victoria Gallery. Leggate Theatre. A fantastically photogenic venue for a Photography discussion. In collaboration, Writing on the Wall Festival and LOOK/15 bring us ‘Ethics of Portrait Photography – A Transatlantic View’. Emma Smith, director of LOOK/15 concedes the title is a slight misnomer and renames it ‘Ethics of Portrait & Urban Photography.’ Onto […]Read more "Reflections on ‘Ethics of Portrait Photography – A Transatlantic View’ by Eli Regan"
I spent the latter half of my teenage years, and the beginning of my twenties, scouring vibrant nightclubs on weekly expeditions looking closely at how I identified with my own gender and surrounded [myself] by people exploring theirs. For a heterosexual female – to put a label on it – working as a drag queen […]Read more "VESTA: Είμαι άνθρωπος – A Fearless Response"
Photocrowd set out with a simple aim: to create a place on the web where photographers, whether it’s their hobby, their job, or somewhere in-between, can meet, enjoy photography and get motivated to shoot regularly. For LOOK/15, Photocrowd ran a competition called “Your Important Place”. This idea was generated by a film we screened called […]Read more "Photo crowd competition winners"
DINNER(18:00-24:00) Returning at the rush-hour-end of the average working day for those outside, a herd of people shuffle through Noryangjin metro station. Nothing unusual for a rush hour it seems, until you see much of the traffic is being directed away from the metro station. A bridge above directs a migrating stream of business men […]Read more "BRYN DAVIES: NORYANGJIN FISHERIES WHOLESALE MARKET: PART 3 OF 3"
It’s not often you stumble into a free piece of Art. The single word ‘homeless’ speaks to me among the many leaflets piled up in a dishevelled manner in bookshop News from Nowhere and I open the newspaper to discover Liverpool artist Tony Mallon’s enthrallingly poetic photographic document of Merseyside hostels. The tradition of photographing […]Read more "Review Tony Mallon ‘Homeless’ by Eli Regan"
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 […]Read more "Karl Blossfeldt"