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The International Street Photography Award is looking for the world’s best street photographer as part of the first annual London Street Photography Festival in 2011. The global winner will receive £1,000 cash PLUS an all-expenses-paid trip* to the exhibition launch and awards ceremony in London. *See the Prizes page for more details and a list of who is on the judging panel. Open to photographers from anywhere in the world. Application deadline: 31 March 2011 MORE INFORMATION > © Nick Turpin
Sean O’Hagan The Observer, Sunday 18 April 2010 It took root in New York in the 60s and 70s with compelling images of street life that captured the heart of the city. But anxieties about privacy, terrorism, and paedophilia have conspired to make the art of street photography ever more difficult. Sean O’Hagan recalls the movement’s heyday and charts today’s pioneers Back in the 1960s, when New York was the centre of street photography, the main practitioners of the form would sometimes cross paths. Lee Friedlander was friends with Garry Winogrand who often met Joel Meyerowitz as they crisscrossed Manhattan […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0acBfeAJ58 Interview with, and photographs by Klavdij Sluban Since 1995, French photographer Klavdij Sluban has been conducting photography workshops for juveniles who are imprisoned in jails around the world. In this 8-minute video, Sluban talks with Jim Casper of Lens Culture about this work, and shares some of the photographs he has made in jails in countries from the former Soviet Union, France, Ireland, Guatemala and Salvador. http://www.sluban.com/
The book is produced by Nick Turpin Publishing in London and designed by the award winning London design practice Hat-Trick. in-public are delighted to announce the publication of ‘10’, a hardback book of two hundred in-public Street Photographs from the last ten years. As far as we are aware this is the worlds first compilation of contemporary Street Photography ever published. The book contains a foreword by in-public’s founder Nick Turpin, an essay about the city by the Guardian’s Jonathan Glancey and an interview with each of the twenty photographers by photography writer David Clark. More info : http://www.in-public.com/news/2010/5/10_book
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VViYphLJWOk&feature=player_embedded Daidō Moriyama (born October 10, 1938) is a Japanese photographer noted for his images depicting the breakdown of traditional values in post-war Japan. Born in Ikeda, Osaka, he studied photography under Takeji Iwamiya before moving to Tokyo in 1961 to work as an assistant to Eikoh Hosoe. He produced a collection of photographs, Nippon gekijō shashinchō, which showed the darker sides of urban life and the less-seen parts of cities. In them, he attempted to show how life in certain areas was being left behind the other industrialised parts. His work was often stark and contrasting within itself. One […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r73sJhH1VzQ&feature=player_embedded Programme 4: Paper Movies The three decades from the late 1950s onwards was the real golden age of photographic journeys. Programme 4 relives the journeys that produced some of the ‘greatest paper movies’ ever: Including Robert Frank’s odyssey through 50s America and William Klein’s one-man assault on the sidewalks of New York. It also examines the arrival of colour as a credible medium for ‘serious’ photographers, as controversial at the time as Dylan going electric. Contributors include legendary photographers like William Klein, William Eggleston, Robert Adams, Joel Sternfeld, Joel Meyerowitz and artist Ed Ruscha.