In episode 15 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the cost of a Magnum photo course and the importance of expectation when considering any form of photo education including workshops.
Plus this week photographer Marc Vallée takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which he answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’
Marc Vallée was born in 1968 and works as a London-based documentary photographer whose work focuses on contemporary youth culture within the context of the neoliberal city. Marc’s work has been published and exhibited worldwide and Tate Britain, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Museum of London and the Martin Parr Collection hold his zines and photobooks in their collections. The Museum of London also holds a selection of Marc’s prints in its photographs collection. www.marcvallee.co.uk
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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.