Cycles and processes

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. […]

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Reflections on ‘Ethics of Portrait Photography – A Transatlantic View’ by Eli Regan

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 […]

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Photo crowd competition winners

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 […]

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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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