Coronavirus UK Book

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Very pleased to announce the publication of Coronavirus UK, in a signed, limited edition. The project combines an image taken daily during the Covid-19 crisis – either at home from the studio or during some personal activity locally, with a news headline from that same morning. There is discordancy and often paradox between the headline and the photograph. The first …

Mark Sealy – Decolonising the Camera: Photography in Racial Time

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Notes from Sealy’s book: ‘Throughout this text I suggest that a photograph of a racialised subject must be both located in and then de-located from the racial and political time of its making and not solely articulated by its descriptive (journalistic) or aesthetic (artistic) concerns. I maintain that it is only within the political and cultural location of a photograph …