In episode 80 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the creation of photography to support narrative, the importance of being nice, the search for balance and the need for photographer interviews to be based on conversation not templated structures.
Plus this week photographer Julie Hrudova takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which she answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’
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Julie Hrudova was born in 1988, in Prague but now lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She has worked with a variety of publications, including CBS News, The Guardian and VICE News. Hrudova’s work has also been exhibited in numerous international shows and exhibitions. In 2017 she won the EyeEm Award in the Street Photographer category and in 2018 her body of work titled Leisure was awarded third prize in the Italian Street Photography Festival. Alongside her photography, Hrudova also works as a photo editor for RTL News in The Netherlands and is the founder of the StreetRepeat account on Instagram. In 2019 she joined the Burn My Eye street photography collective. www.juliehrudova.com
Grant Scott is the founder/curator of United Nations of Photography, a Senior Lecturer and Subject Co-ordinator: Photography at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 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 2019.