We are continually looking for bodies of work that fit within our programming agenda at Side Gallery.
If you would like to submit work for consideration, please see the notes below:
1. As Side Gallery dedicated to documentary photography in the tradition of the concerned photographer, please do not submit fine art or [...]
Interesting piece over on the Grauniad on Massoud Hossaini, the recent winner of a Pulitzer prize. Worth your time. Tweet
I found this incredibly thought-provoking. Photographer Ed Kashi on the realities of spending eight months a year away from his wife and kids. Tweet
Mike Davis’ Does Story Telling Lose in Multimedia is a poorly-argued position on multimedia. Usually very helpful with his industry insider’s voice, Davis has not met his usual standards. Shame.
Davis’ logic is flawed. Let me quote (in bold) and question his three-point disappointment.
1. Thou shalt approach subject matter that mostly happened in the [...]
A fascinating ‘what happened next’…. read it here Tweet
Read Blake Andrews’ full assessment here
Step over here to find out why.
I’ve spent a lot of time over the past year or so thinking about how Gypsy and Roma people are represented and misrepresented through photography. Two of my recent projects – Rethink and Elvira and Me – attempt to challenge the prevailing visual stereotypes of indigenous Gypsies and migrant Roma, two connected but separate communities. [...]
Everyone needs a little boost on a Monday morning, right?
What a wonderful idea.
“Abundance is a fruit harvesting and distribution project that started in Sheffield and since has inspired similar projects across the country. “It’s basically legal scrumping. Tree owners call Abundance, Abundance round up the volunteers, they harvest the fruit, returning some to the owners, and distributing, pickling, or making chutney with [...]