Welcome back to our ninth post in our new section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’. We launched this nine weeks ago and it’s already becoming very popular. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.
Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.
We hope you enjoy this weeks selections…
Unseen Photo Fair
Widely known as the ‘hip younger sibling of Paris Photo‘, the Unseen Photo fair housed in a disused gas works in Amsterdam is now in its second year. The idea behind the Unseen Photo Fair is “to focus on undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers”. The above image by Lin Zhipeng known as No 223, a Chinese photographer is continually censored by the authorities and is typical of the collection.
One to Watch: Irina Rozovsky
A wonderful portfolio and interview with Irian Rozovsky who manages to capture the challenge of the ‘over photographed’ modern world to create her own personal experiences via photographs in an incredibly dynamic way.
Paper Memories: A Touching Stop-Motion Search for Happiness in Old Photographs
An outstanding short film by filmmaker and photographer Theo Putzu who put together 4,000 images to create this video of a chap who has lost the love of his life, it’s an incredible journey – don’t miss this.
World Press Photo To Change Contest Rules Following Post-Processing Controversy
World Press Photo, who has selected VII Photo co-founder Gary Knight as chair of its 2014 contest, has announced a change of rules regarding “the permissible levels in post-processing of image files” submitted following this year’s intense debate about manipulation in photojournalism.
Turner Prize Winner Malcolm Morley – ‘The moment anyone said my work was art, I had this block…’
Fabulous interview by Nicholas Wroe of The Guardian with The Turner Prizewinner Malcolm Morley. Morley is such an intriguing character, his life has included prison, psychoanalysis and five marriages. There’s a particular quote by Morley within the interview which certainly tickled my fancy, it’s this one ‘But it’s always worth remembering that as soon as a movement is named you know it’s over’.