In episode 222 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 the final four of those photo books and his luxury item choice.
The Final Four Desert Island Books Grant Chooses this week:
Evidence 1944-1994, by Jane Livingston, David A.Ross and Richard Avedon. Published 1994, by Random House, 183 pages.
Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945, by Martin Harrison. Published 1991, by Rizzoli, 312 pages.
W Eugene Smith: The Camera as Conscience, by Gilles Mora and John T. Hill. Published 1998, by Thames & Hudson, 352 pages.
Magnum Contact Sheets, by Kristen Lubben. Published 2011, by Thames & Hudson, 524 pages.
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.
© Grant Scott 2022
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