Reading Time: 2 minutes Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch is viewed afresh through the eyes of its audience for a revealing film installation
Reading Time: 2 minutes “I would not normally, ever, want be on that side of the camera,” says Sian Davey, the subject of a short documentary by student filmmaker Dylan Friese-Greene.
The pair met when Davey was photographing her daughter, Martha, at a party in their hometown near Totnes in Devon. “Sian likes to make a point of getting to know the people she’s photographing, so naturally I got to know her really well,” says Friese-Greene, who is in his second year of film-making at Kingston University in southwest London.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A film commissioned by British Journal of Photography takes a look behind the scenes of its Meet California commission
Reading Time: 5 minutes “What do I know about it? All I know is what’s on the internet.” So said Donald Trump in an interview in March 2016, after he was confronted about the legitimacy of a video he had tweeted, along with the claim that the protester it depicted was a member of ISIS. The video has since been proved as a hoax, neatly demonstrating the difficultly of navigating between truth and fiction in today’s digital landscape. In a world where even a layperson can manipulate images on their phone, and spread them to thousands of fake followers with one click, how can we begin to know what is #real?
It’s the kind of question that All I know is what’s on the Internet will pose, a new exhibition opening at The Photographers’ Gallery, London including work by 11 artists and collectives. It includes “social media machines” made by Australian designers Stephanie Kneissl & Maximilian Lackner, built to maximise activity and likes; and wall-mounted installations by Eva and Franco Mattes that reveal the lesser-known, surprisingly personal, world of online content moderators. Curated to draw attention to the neglected corners of digital image production, the show helps visualise the vast infrastructure of online platforms, and the enormous amount of human labour needed to keep it churning.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Journey through the capital after dark in a new FullBleed film exploring the Museum of London’s major photography exhibition
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chloe Dewe Mathews has spent half a decade documenting life along the River Thames. In a new FullBleed film, produced in association with British Journal of Photography and the Museum of London, the photographer sheds light on the project
Reading Time: 4 minutes The diverse and prosperous nature of London’s creative industries has long been a draw for EU citizens moving to the capital. But with Brexit looming, is this set to change?
Reading Time: 3 minutes FullBleed.TV get up close and personal with Wallace, following him as he captures the ultra-rich using his debated ambush street photography style – offering a revealing glimpse into their frivolous world.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Following our introduction of FullBleed TV, the BJP’s co-produced channel on photographers, we take a look at another of the channel’s short documentary features covering the story of British photographer Bob Mazzer and his iconic, four decade project of life on the London tube.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Award winning documentary filmmaker and director Charlie Russell spends a day exploring what inspires acclaimed portrait photographer Laura Pannack to continue her ongoing project ‘The Walks’.