In episode 6 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed and considering the relevance of awards and competitions to photographers, issues of diversity and gender inclusion within the photo community, and the realities of academia at this time of the year when working as a photography lecturer. He also announces a new feature to be included in future podcasts.
You can read more about Grant’s take on photography competitions here https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2017/06/28/why-do-photo-competitions-exist and here https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2015/08/04/how-to-enter-photography-competitions-and-win
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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.
© Grant Scott 2018