Matt Johnston ( mjohnstonphotography.co.uk ) co-founder and editor of the Photo Book Club (photobookclub.org ) talks about this book project, as well as tackling the question: ‘What is to become of books?’.
Here Matt talks about the importance of Community, Experience, and the ‘Book as object’
This talk was given at University College London as part of the London Design Festival in London. The conference was organized by Sojournposse.
The Future of Photobooks: Panel Discussion
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Flash Forward Festival Boston
Online Resources + Live Stream Discussion – AndyAdamsPhoto.com/photobooks/
Flak Photo Books Group – Facebook.com/groups/flakphotobooks
Andy Adams, Editor + Publisher, FlakPhoto.com
Miki Johnson, Consultant + Writer, MikiJohnson.com
Shane Lavalette, Publisher, Lay Flat, LayFlat.org
Michael Itkoff, Daylight Magazine, DaylightMagazine.org
Bruno Ceschel, SelfPublishBeHappy.com
Alan Rapp, Book Designer, AlanRappStudio.com
Moderated by: Stephen Mayes, Managing Director, VII Photo Agency, viiphoto.com
Cover Photo courtesy Marc Feustel, EyeCurious.com
Panel Discussion on the future of documentary photography from the opening reception of Luceo Images – Altered States: The Way We Live Today. The panel features TIME Magazine Deputy Photo Editor Paul Moakley, Jim Estrin of The New York Times LENS Blog, Brian Clamp of ClampArt, and Bess Greenberg of 25CPW. Sponsored by PhotoShelter.
Tuesday 22nd November 2011
Photography Department, Barking & Dagenham College
‘I became knowledgeable of how photography can help a community, such as the Hackney work he had done’
‘I felt enlightened how painting can influence photography’
Jenni, L2 student