In episode 124 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering the charity print sale and the photographic road trip. He also allows this week’s contributor to go way over time!
Plus this week photographer Nicholas Syracuse 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?’
Nicholas Syracuse, was born in Arizona and raised in the Washington DC area, where he studied photography at the Corcoran School of Art before studying at The Northwest Photographic Center in Seattle. His largest series of photographs is his ongoing Highway project, with photographs from Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Texas, South Carolina, Indiana, and many points in between taken. He has been working on this project for the past twenty years. Film Director’s Sam Roden and Nick Hartanto made a feature documentary film Traveller featu his work, that premiered at the Ashland Independent Film Festival in Ashland Oregon in 2015. www.roadphoto.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.
His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay can now be seen at www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd47549knOU&t=3915s.
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