Saturday 14th May, 2011
2:00pm to 3:45pm
What should or might be the role of a centre of photography? What form should it take? Should it be physical or virtual? Who is it aimed at? This session considers recent attempts in the Scotland, Wales and England to set up centres of photography, and compares this to the experiences of other countries and disciplines.
Graeme Murdoch of the Scottish National Photography Centre project
David Drake, Ffotogallery
Clare Grafik, The Photographers Gallery
Karin Bareman, Dutch photographer and writer, will discuss the simultaneous establishment and rise of the four photography centres in The Netherlands during the last 10 years, i.e. Foam, Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam and Fotomuseum in The Hague.
Chair: Paul Herrmann
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