In episode 221 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott has lost his way, been set adrift upon the open seas and found himself on a desert island with only eight photo books for company, the complete works of William Shakespeare, the Bible and just one luxury item. In this episode he reveals four of those photo books.
The First Four Desert Island Books Grant Chooses this week:
On the Other Side of the Camera by Arnold Crane. Published 1995 by Konemann UK Ltd, 320 pages.
Passage: A Work Record by Irving Penn. Published 1991 Random House USA Inc, 300 pages.
Man Ray: Portraits. Paris, Hollywood, Paris by Clément Chéroux. Published 2011 Schirmer Mosel, 316 pages.
The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious by W.M Hunt and William Ewing. Published 2011 Thames & Hudson, 320 pages. www.wmhunt.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). His film Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay was first screened in 2018 www.donotbendfilm.com. He is the presenter of the A Photographic Life and In Search of Bill Jay podcasts.
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