Memory (again)

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Jesse organised a really interesting ‘face to face’ yesterday, to see the work of Tony Ray-Jones and Jack Latham at the RPS, Paintworks, Bristol. There was much to be interested in, but listening to Jack I could hear resonances between his project, Sugar Paper Theories, and mine, Unfinished Stories. Jack is exploring the false memories of people wrongly convicted of …

Photography and War – Pippa Oldfield

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Reaktion books have an excellent series on photographic issues and theme, Exposures. A recent edition is by Pippa Oldfield, on Photography and War. The book is set out in themes: Dispatches from the Combat Zone (traditional, male oriented war reporting; Military Vision (the use of photography by Governments to wage war); Home Fronts (photographs documenting civil society at war); Secrets …