RPS Lecture by Tim Flach SW Region
Date: 8th March 14
Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Bldg, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth
Postcode: PL4 8AA
Contact: Jenny Leathes ARPS
Region: South West
It is important you book as there is limited seating as students are attending this talk.
Tim Flach is an excellent speaker and well known in his field of animal photography (not a wildlife photographer). Recently I have listened to one of his talks – superb and imagery incredible. He was also featured in one of the RPS journals earlier this year.
Tim’s quote on his latest book ‘More than Human’ and states in his aim to
‘Illuminate the relationship between human and non human animals – to make an inquiry into how these relationships occupy anthropocentric space.
What underlines my work in this project, are the questions about how we shape nature and how it shapes us’
Whatever your photography or anyone who owns a pet, or is an animal or wildlife photographer will enjoy this talk!
Flach was born in London in 1958 and studied fine art at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design. His work is represented by Osborne Samuel Gallery, London, regularly exhibited in international solo and group exhibitions, and held in permanent collections of Miami Modern Art Museum and Citadel, Berlin. He has received numerous awards from the leading photographic organisations and publications including The International Photography Awards (Professional Photographer of the Year, Fine Art); D&AD (Silver); Creative Review Photography Annual (Best in Book); Art Director’s Club and 3 Gold Cannes Lions. He has been on the board of awards including Wildlife Photographer of the year, D&AD and Hasselblad Masters, and invited to lecture at universities worldwide.
With decades of experience of undertaking commissions for clients including National Geographic, New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times, Sterm Magazine, Gore Tex and Hermes, Tim Flach’s technical expertise and uniquely innovative approach to photographing animals has positioned him at the forefront of his field, helping to define photography as we know it. In his internationally known acclaimed personnel projects Equus, Dog Gods and More than Human, he has demonstrated an unparalleled understanding of how we read and respond to images of the natural world that continues to inform all areas of his practice. Possessing an enduring ability to challenge, surprise and provoke, Flach’s work provides a unique glimpse into the extraordinary nature and complexity of our relationship with animals.