TalkSeePhotography January 2016

  Aside from our usual program TalkSeePhotography will 2016 dedicate a number of events to the developments of existing and emerging cultures of Photography in Scotland to explore approaches to commissioning and presenting photography in Scotland. Issues that we will address are during the year are: What relevance do questions of discourse have to makers?…

TalkSeePhotography December

TalkSeePhotography December was a Curatorial Project Slam held by Melanie Letore, Emma Sandström, John Farrell, Alice Myers, and Ben Rush (Foco/Phoco). Glasgow’s reputation as an internationally important city for contemporary art was this year highlighted once again when the Turner Prize arrived in the Tramway. The narratives about how Glasgow emerged and established itself one of Europe’s…

Call For Curatorial Submission Deadline 27 November.

Open Call for Curatorial Project Slam at TSP the 14 of december TalkSeePhotography’s December event will be a curatorial slam. Again we will pick up on the Glaswegian tradition of DIY art by inviting individuals or groups to present a curatorial idea. This year’s event is held by Melanie Letore, Emma Sandström, John Farrell, Alice Myers, and…

TalkSeePhotography November

Iseult Timmermans and Basharat Khan at TalkSeePhotography November at CCA 7PM the 9th of November. (free entry) I think it was 1993 when I feelt like this the last time. Had forgotten. You and Us.  Swede and Darkie. Today was a new first time for me. An inauguration. For the first time I allowed myself to be…

Distant Land

DISTANT LAND  Distant Land is a one-year project Marco Scerri undertook in 2012 while studying photography at Glasgow School of Art. It’s a cross-disciplinary reportage featuring undocumented Sub-Saharan African immigrants and asylum seekers whose journeys led them to the Mediterranean island of Malta. This project was my first attempt at approaching this unfolding humanitarian crisis in…

‘Photography Is Not In Crisis , We Are

Text by Scott Caruth In the summer of 2013, the residents of Kafr Qaddum, a small village near Nablus in the West Bank, woke up to find a series of photocopied flyers pasted over the village walls and tied to its lamp posts.  They contained out of focus, grainy images of several of the village’s…