In episode 2 of this new series of podcasts from a shed, in a garden somewhere in England. UNP founder and curator Grant Scott talks about the importance of mentors, long lasting friendships within the photographic community, and unrealistic expectations of international brands to gain promotion from the independent photo community.
Grant Scott is the founder/curator of United Nations of Photography, a Senior Lecturer in Professional Photography at the University of Gloucestershire, a working photographer, and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained (Focal Press 2014) and The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Focal Press 2015). His next book #New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in January 2019.
His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay will be screened across the UK and the US in 2018.
Music by Laura Ritchie from the soundtrack to Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay www.donotbendfilm.com
© Grant Scott 2018