In episode 136 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed considering photographers designing photo books, building teams of experienced people, and documentation of ‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland. He also announces that the UNP shop is now open!
Plus this week photographer Aletheia Casey 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?’
Aletheia Casey is a photographic artist based between Sydney and London. During the last 10 years she has published and worked with The Guardian, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Financial Times Magazine, Australian Associated Press, and various international publications. Aletheia has exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery, Australia, Museum Bélvédère, Holland, The Perth Centre for Photography, Australia, The National Geographic Society, London, and The Australian Centre for Photography among others. She was named one of the ’31 photographers to watch’ by the British Journal of Photography and was shortlisted for the PHMuseum Woman Photographer’s Grant in 2018. In the same year Casey won the Judge’s Commendation for the Iris Award at the Perth Centre for Photography and was a finalist for the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Award. In 2015 she was named a winner of The Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Emerging Photographer Award for the UK, and has twice been a finalist for the National Photographic Portrait Prize. Casey is a founding member of the Lumina Collective. She is a photography lecturer at The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and London College of Communication, University of the Arts. www.aletheiacasey.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 (Routledge 2014), The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography (Routledge 2015), New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography (Routledge 2019).
His book What Does Photography Mean to You? including 89 photographers who have contributed to the A Photographic Life podcast is on sale now £9.99 https://bluecoatpress.co.uk/product/what-does-photography-mean-to-you/
© Grant Scott 2020