In episode 229 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed reflecting on working with William Klein and the passing of too many photographers over too short a period of time.
Plus this week, photographer Richard Bram takes on the challenge of supplying Grant with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which he answer’s the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’
Richard Bram was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1952 and is an American street photographer based in London. He attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona where he received a B.Sc. in political science and worked in business before becoming a professional photographer. Bram lived in Louisville, Kentucky, moving to London in 1997, then New York City in 2008, and back to London around 2016. Bram has published two books of candid public photographs: Street Photography (2006), a compact collection of black and white photographs taken around the world from 1988 to 2005; and New York (2016), a greatest-hits album of work made between 2005 and 2015 whilst living in New York City. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, and the Museum of London, as well as having been exhibited internationally since 1991. He is represented by galleries in Mexico, Germany, France, and the USA. www.richardbramphoto.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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