In episode 120 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering payment for image usage, calling for an end to indecipherable writing on photography and reflecting on the potential for a new era of photographic road trips.
Plus this week photographer Ethan Hill 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?’
Brooklyn based Ethan Hill is an award winning portrait photographer who attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. His projects are wide ranging and his subjects include everyone from A-list celebrities in film, theatre and music to scientists working on cutting-edge research in medicine and technology. Clients include Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Food + Wine, Newsweek, Esquire, The New York Times, A & M Records, Hollywood Records, Atlantic Records, UPS, and Dell Computers. Aside from commercial assignments, Ethan teaches portraiture at the International Center for Photography, New York and is working on his first full-length feature documentary film. His work is included in the permanent collection of The National Portrait Gallery, London. www.ethanhill.com
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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 (Routledge 2014), The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Taylor Francis 2015), New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography (Taylor Francis 2019). His next book What Does Photography Mean to You? will be published in 2021.
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