Archive for tag: photography

  Last Thursday, we inaugurated our new programme of talks and workshops with a full house  eager to listen to the one and only Juno Calypso at Arnolfini.   Juno’s approach and understanding of photography is fresh and honest. She took us for a journey throughout her life to explain ”How this shit happened”. Juno was born with the Internet, since she got her first digital camera (inherited from his ”PhotoDaddy”) self-portrature has been her main obsession.     She shared her experience as a ...

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THE ROOM REVIEW #3 A collective portfolio review 21st April 2016 6-8pm at The C E E D 97-107 Wilder Street BS2 8QU Bristol (FULLY BOOKED) IC Visual Lab is hosting the third edition of THE ROOM REVIEW, an informal group feedback session on your work by invited Bristol Photographers. If you have a work in progress, or you are working in a book dummy or a multimedia and you want to share with other practitioners, THE ROOM REVIEW is your place. We ...

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Unveil’d Photographic Festival 5 – 15 September, The Hall, Exeter We are very excited about Unveil’d where we will be participating with a book stall but also being part of the Photobook Award jury. Unveil’d 2015 will feature exhibitions, workshops, book stands and talks throughout ten days of photographic celebration. Set in The Hall, Exeter’s beautifully restored, grade II listed cultural centre which was converted from a Victorian Sunday School to theatre in 1959, the event will take place as ...

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A Trading Journey Exhibition by Alejandro Acin From 12th to 22nd of November Open 10am to 5pm Hosted in a shipping container outside M Shed Museum Cafe   What can you see if you go looking around the streets and markets of one of the world’s major ports, and how would you perceive them after working on digitising a vast archive of historical photographs of that same city? The port is Bristol’s twin city Guangzhou – Canton – the south China conurbation ...

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16th April 2015 7pm (Doors open 6pm) £2 / FREE ICVL MEMBERS   “Who and why makes photography books in Russia?” Documentary photographer and artist Jana Romanova started to self-publish her own photography books in Russia in 2012 at the time when interest to photobooks only started to appear in the country with only few people actually working in this field. During the talk Jana will tell the short history of self-published contemporary Russian photobooks and the way they ...

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15th June 2015 / IC-Visual Lab / Limited places   IC-Visual Lab is hosting a one-day workshop as part of PHOTOBOOK BRISTOL 2015 program. From our experience, we have found extremely valuable when people shares all the details they have gone through during their self-publishing process: the do’s and the dont’s, fundraising strategies, problem-solving, promotion…. There is not a unique recipe for self-publishing a photobook but listening to some case studies will give you a broader view of this ...

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Talk by Victoria Jenkins 26th March 2015 7pm (Open doors 6pm) £2 / FREE FOR ICVL MEMBERS at IC-Visual Lab   Victoria’s talk will be around her interest in the threshold between the known and unknown world and how this has informed her practice both through her research and references but also uncertainty as a tool for making art. Victoria Jenkins received her MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art (2013), and her BA with First Class Honours in Editorial Photography at the University ...

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NewFotoScapes by Jonathan Shaw 29th January 2015 7pm (Doors open 6pm)  Entry fee: £4 (Free for ICVL Members) at IC-Visual Lab   Photography has never been a more dominant and embedded part of contemporary culture than it is now. The Internet, digital technology and social media have amplified our ability to connect and build communities, and sharing and communication of images has facilitated an exponential growth in picture capture and digital distribution. NEWFOTOSCAPES seeks to navigate the evolving topography surrounding the image in ...

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Last week we kicked off our new programme of events & workshops with a great turn-out. Very nice to see the space alive again after the Summer break, the new shelves and bookcases were brighting and filled with a fantastic selection of books, the bookshop was boiling but we had some beer to cold it down. The opening event was dominated by the expectation of seeing and listening at one of the oldest active photographers, the master David Goldblatt (b.1930). It ...

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PROPAGANDA. ZINE-MAKING WORKSHOP with Lewis Bush. NEW DATE 29th November 2014 10am to 4.30pm ; £62 (£52 students/ICVL MEMBERS)   Learn a little about the history of propaganda photography and collage and their use in photo books before diving into making some of your own. Choose a topic that matters to you then harvest and print images from the internet to rework and collage into a small propaganda zine of your own. All the materials and tools to produce the zines will ...

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