Reading Time: 8 minutes Photographer and lecturer Aaron Schuman guides us through the history and creativity of the diverse community he calls home
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Reading Time: 7 minutes Nominated by our Ones to Watch 2021, we present the third and final chapter of our Ones to Watch Community featuring Rory Hamovit, Cynthia Mai Amman, Sekai Machache, Tom Roche, Jessica Gianelli, Nida Mehboob and Tonje Thilesen
Reading Time: 2 minutes Dana Lixenberg, Jack Davison and Stephen Gill are among the list of artists donating works
Reading Time: 3 minutes Director Tracy Marshall-Grant gives insight into the year-long festival, and its aims to nurture a new cultural network and celebrate the communities of the port city
Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK city’s major institutions will come together in a new biennial festival, alongside a year-round programme of commissions and collaborations
Reading Time: 3 minutes BOP Bristol 19, hosted by the Martin Parr Foundation and the Royal Photographic Society, will bring together 26 publishers, plus a series of artist talks
Reading Time: 5 minutes Stephen Gill’s practice is driven by a fascination with his immediate surroundings. From the longing to engage with the hidden wildlife that surrounds his home in rural Sweden, to the years he spent cycling through Hackney Wick, scouring its vast markets and narrow towpaths; it goes way back to his initial obsession as a child, to collect insects and bits of pondlife to inspect under his microscope. “My hobby morphed into what I do for a living,” he reflects, “making this new work took me right back to those early years, as if completing a full circle”.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our pick of the key stories from the past week, including an interview with Stephen Gill, the Sony World Photography Award shortlist, and an exhibition of work by Paolo Di Paolo
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 1919, a year after the end of World War One and the start of the Weimar Republic in Germany, $1 was worth 48 Marks. By early 1922, $1 bought 320 Marks; by late 1922, $1 bought 7,400 Marks. By 1923, $1 bought 4,210,500,000,000 Marks. “Lingering at shop windows was a luxury because shopping had to be done immediately,” said the artist George Grosz at the height of this hyperinflation.
“Even an additional minute could mean an increase in price. One had to buy quickly. A rabbit, for example, might cost two million marks more by the time it took you to walk into the store. The packages of money needed to buy the smallest item had long since become too heavy for trouser pockets. I used a knapsack.”
Reading Time: 3 minutes The creation of a dummy is an integral process for any photographer with aims on…