In episode 237 UNP founder and curator Grant Scott is in his shed reflecting on taking inspiration from other photographs, post-graduate photo education and the lack of photography on the radio and television.
Plus this week, photographer Max Miechowski 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?’
*If you want to check out Jim Mortram’s photo radio show mentioned in this episode, here are the details:
Max Miechowski is a British photographer based in London. His projects, which centre on themes of community and connection, have been exhibited widely in places such as Paris Photo Fair, Photo London, Peckham 24 and The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize at the National Portrait Gallery. Miechowski received the Photo London/Nikon Emerging Photographer Award 2022, for his solo exhibition of Land Loss, at Somerset House, London and has been recognised by the Palm Photo Prize, twice as a finalist and once as the recipient of the People’s Choice Award. He has had consecutive winning images in the British Journal of Photography’s Portrait of Britain, been awarded LensCulture’s Emerging Talent Award, and featured in the Creative Review Photography Annual in 2018 and 2020. He has been featured in and commissioned by a wide variety of publications and clients including The Guardian, The New York Times, It’s Nice That and The Financial Times. https://maxmiechowski.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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