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Say Hello Wave Goodbye : Platform Award 13/14 Update

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Dom Callaghan, the recipient of the 2013 Platform Award, has recently completed his 12 month professional development programme and thanked everyone involved for the opportunities Platform has given him. He now hands over to Sophie Dixon Platform Award winner 2014.   In signing off, Dom says:   ‘It was a fantastic year of working and  Continue Reading »

Photographer Ed Thompson brings The Red Forest to Royal Engineers Museum Gillingham

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Ed Thompson, The Red Forest. 2012. On April 26th 1986 there was an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, reactor number four spewed out huge amounts of radiation contaminating soil, water and atmosphere with the radiation   A new show The Unseen: The Red Forest opens at the end of the month at the  Continue Reading »

Brighton Photo Biennial 2014 launches with shows at Fabrica and De La Warr Pavilion

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Copyright Simon Faithfull, 2014   The Brighton Photo Biennial 2014 launches today and runs until 2 November in and around Brighton with shows also taking place in Hove, Lewes, Hastings and Bexhill.   Brighton Photo Biennial is the UK’s leading curated photography festival and promotes new thinking around photography through a commissioned programme of events  Continue Reading »

3×3: Three To See – Singer, musician and filmmaker Barry Adamson selects Visual Art shows from the SE region

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Sir Anthony Caro, photographed by Nicholas Sinclair   3×3: Three To See In the first of what will be a quarterly featurette, Frame and Reference invites an artist (from any creative discipline) who is living or working in the South East region to select three galleries and shows from the Contemporary Visual Art Network in  Continue Reading »

Simon Roberts’ photo project Pierdom captures piers past and present in the South East

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SOUTHAMPTON ROYAL SPANS: Southampton Water DESIGN: Edward L Stephens CONSTRUCTION: – YEAR OPENED: 1833 ORIGINAL LENGTH: 275M PRESENT LENGTH: – FIRE: 1987 STORM DAMAGE: – RESTORATION: 1838, 1864, 1871, 1892, 1937, 1963, 1986 Once Southampton’s playground, the Royal Pier was an elegant city landmark. It was opened by Princess Victoria just prior to becoming Queen  Continue Reading »

Photoworks appoints Celia Davies as its new director

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Photoworks has appointed Celia Davies as its new Director. Davies has been Acting Director at Photoworks since February 2013 and was previously Head of Programmes (2011) following its merger with the Brighton Photo Biennial where she developed the artistic strategy of the organisation.   Davies said: “I am committed to Photoworks’ mission as a leading  Continue Reading »

Brighton Photo Biennial: 6 October – 4 November 2012

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Over the last decade, the Brighton Photo Biennial has become the UK’s significant celebration of the artform. The programme for the fifth Biennial is being curated and produced by Photoworks, the South-East based visual arts agency for photography. Collectively reflecting on the theme, ‘The Politics of Space’, 2012′s Brighton Photo Biennial runs from 6 October until  Continue Reading »

‘Digital Photography never looked so Analogue’: Retro Camera Apps, Nostalgia and the Hauntological Photograph


Amateur photography is living in the past. In this essay, cialis Stephen Bull examines the phenomenon of retro simulation. Photographs by Amelia Shepherd.   This article is published in Frame and Reference in conjunction with Photoworks. It also appears  the Spring/Summer 2012 issue.   There is a massive cult among the young for dead media and  Continue Reading »