In episode 16 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the importance of communication and inclusivity when writing about photography and why Instagram is not a bad thing!
Plus this week London based photographer Brian David Stevens 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?’ Although he does not meet the brief!
Born in 1970 Brian David Stevens works as a commissioned photographer and on self-initiated personal projects that have been widely published and exhibited worldwide. His portrait work is held in the National Portrait Gallery and the National Galleries Of Scotland Collection. www.briandavidstevens.com
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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
I enjoyed listening to this, Grant. I must confess, I’ve only just stumbled across your podcast. I’ve got so many thoughts on modern storytelling and whether or not the story/message should be accessible. In short, I completely agree with all the things you said! Keep up the good work, Jack