In episode 177 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed reflecting on the end of summer and new beginnings, not getting confused by social media, connections and community.
Plus this week photographer J.M. Golding 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?’
J. M. Golding is a San Francisco-based photographic artist. She received her first camera as a birthday gift at age 7, a Brownie, that she still has and occasionally uses, and she took her first darkroom class at a summer day camp at age 11. Golding’s photographs have been shown internationally in numerous juried and invitational group exhibitions, and she is the recipient of the 2013 Holga Inspire Award, the 2009 Lúz Gallery Curator’s Choice Award, the Best of Show in the 2017 Wanderlust in collaboration with photographer Al Brydon, the first juror’s award in the 2021 Fantastic Film, and several Honorable Mentions in numerous juried exhibitions. Her work has also appeared in several books and in magazines such as Diffusion, Shots, Analog Forever, Fraction, Square, Black & White, and Insight, and on websites including Don’t Take Pictures, Inside the Outside, and The Holga Darkroom. www.jmgolding.com
Dr. 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, documentary filmmaker, BBC Radio contributor 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).
Grant’s 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 2021