In episode 236 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed reflecting on the visual storyteller, not promoting exclusivity, cancelling art and respecting the wedding photographer.
Plus this week, photographer Henry Iddon 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?’
Henry Iddon is a photographic and lens-based artist whose practice concerns finding new ways, and reasons, to look at the landscape. He aims to produce work that is multi-layered that can educate and inform audiences. Iddon’s work has been mediated through traditional film techniques across all formats, digital stills and moving image capture. His work has been disseminated via wall hung exhibitions, installations and workshops, book works, newsprint publications, online and through film screenings. Iddon’s films are held in the National Library of Scotland Screen Archive, and North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University. His 2D work is held in various collections including The Wordsworth Trust; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, State Library of New South Wales and University of Tucson Library. www.henryiddon.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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