PODCAST: A Photographic Life, Episode 130: Plus Photographer Robin Schwartz

In episode 130 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed marking the passing of Chris Killip, reflecting on the relationship between photography and travel, and encouraging photographers to network for creative and mental wellbeing.

Plus this week photographer Robin Schwartz 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?’

In this week’s episode Grant mentions an article he wrote that deals with working with a collaborative partner. You can read that article here https://unitednationsofphotography.com/2020/08/12/teamwork-photography-and-the-collaborative-partner/

Robin Schwartz is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in photography with her work being held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum and the Bibliothéque Nationale, France, among others. Schwartz was a short-listed finalist at the Hyeres Festival de Photographie 2010, France, a two-time recipient of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant, and a Ford Foundation Individual Artist Grant as a graduate student at Pratt Institute. Her work has been published in a number of monographs including  LIKE US: Primate Portraits, 1993, Dog Watching, 1995, Amelia’s World, 2008, and Amelia and the Animals, 2014. Schwartz’s photographs have been published in the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Stern, The Telegraph and The  Guardian. She is a Professor in Photography at William Paterson University of New Jersey and has taught at The International Center for Photography, New York City. www.robinschwartz.net

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 November 2020.

© Grant Scott 2020

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