In episode 7 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed and considering photographic degree shows, photographs as memories, and editing images for visual narratives. Plus in the first of a new series in which those engaged with photography supply Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which they answer the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’. Ella Murtha reflects on her mother’s work and what that work means to her and the people she photographed ahead of the opening of an exhibition of that work Tish Murtha: Works 1976-91 at The Photographer’s Gallery, London this week https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibition/tish-murtha-works-1976-1991

You can read more of Grants views on photo editing here https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2014/11/11/editing-is-rejection-understanding-the-editing-process/

and photography degree shows here https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2016/06/23/when-does-the-fun-begin-or-photo-degree-shows-why-do-they-exist/

You can also access and subscribe to these podcasts at SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/unofphoto

and on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-photographic-life/id1380344701

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

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