Week Eight Reflections

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This was our first visit to Rencontres d’Arles, and it will not be the last. A terrific experience. The venues and presentation puts Paris Photo, Photo London et al to shame. We had never seen such a fascinating range of venues, with exhibits really tuned to their environments. Perhaps next time it will be a family trip with some of …

Anthony Luvera & Collaboration

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I enjoyed this week’s lecture by Anthony Luvera. He has a socially-engaged practice, usually involving some form of community photography. As such, he has a lot of experience of the right kinds of collaboration, and, as an educator, understands and explains how it works. In some projects, he uses his own photography to support social causes. In others, he encourages others to …