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Distilling stories from crude oil

Award winning work from British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews' Caspian project will be published by Aperture in 2018 with the support from The Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography at The Peabody Museum, Harvard University. Chloe will be joining the Contemporary SIG meeting in May - come along an hear first hand about this and other projects.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 02 Mar 2018

GDPR and street photography

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) seeks to create a harmonised data protection law framework across the EU and aims to give citizens back control of their personal data, whilst imposing strict rules on those hosting and 'processing' this data, anywhere in the world. The Regulation also introduces rules relating to the free movement of personal data within and outside the EU. Whilst clearly targeted at businesses there may be some implications for individual photographers.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Feb 2018

MEUS - an exhibition 'of mine'

EACG exhibition July 2018

Added by SIG: Contemporary East Anglia on 12 Jan 2018

Rise of the Robots

Artificial Intelligence is making rapid inroads in assessment and enhancement of images. Google and Adobe both have image enhancement technologies in their software. Are we witnessing the rise of the robot and the death of originality?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 05 Jan 2018

New RPS HQ - a personal story now can be told

Paintworks is a major new cultural centre for the creative industries in Bristol. Formerly the sprawling industrial site of a major paint factory, it has been redeveloped as a mixture of working locations, studios and apartments. It is hopefully a site that will see a successful growth of the RPS for many years to come.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 01 Jan 2018

The unsettling visions of Thomas Ruff

There’s still time to go to the Whitechapel Gallery to see the Thomas Ruff retrospective exhibition. It’s art photography, with a wide range of images “about” the subjects that have captured Ruff’s imagination over the last ~30 years.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 30 Dec 2017

Time capsules of reality

“I don’t think I’m romanticizing when I allege that Polaroids were the last outburst of a time when we had certainty, not only in images. We had nothing but confidence in things, period.” – Wim Wenders

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Dec 2017

An Elizabethan Progress

Inspired by Alec Soth’s photobook Sleeping by the Mississippi and Crossrail, London’s new east-to-west rail system, An Elizabethan Progress is the first book in the modern photobook form to be published by the RPS.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Dec 2017

Gearing up for a show

EACG exhibition July 2018

Added by SIG: Contemporary East Anglia on 20 Oct 2017

Rockin’ Rotterdam Exhibition and Book Launch

A contemporary project organised by the RPS BeNeLux Chapter has just launched its exhibition in Rotterdam. Rockin’ Rotterdam’s aim was to take one creative or interesting photo in every street within the Rotterdam ring road.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 11 Oct 2017