Matt Johnston on the ‘Future of Books’, London Design Festival, 2011

Matt Johnston ( ) co-founder and editor of the Photo Book Club ( ) 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: Flash Forward Festival Discussion

The Future of Photobooks: Panel Discussion
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Flash Forward Festival Boston

Online Resources + Live Stream Discussion –

Flak Photo Books Group –

Event Info –


Andy Adams, Editor + Publisher,
Miki Johnson, Consultant + Writer,
Shane Lavalette, Publisher, Lay Flat,
Michael Itkoff, Daylight Magazine,
Bruno Ceschel,
Alan Rapp, Book Designer,

Moderated by: Stephen Mayes, Managing Director, VII Photo Agency,

Cover Photo courtesy Marc Feustel,


The Future of Documentary Photography – Luceo Images

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.


Visiting Guest Lecture: Tom Hunter (Artist)

Tom Hunter

Tuesday 22nd November 2011

Photography Department, Barking & Dagenham College

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‘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

Visiting Guest Lecture: Gareth McConnell (Photographer)

Gareth McConnell

Tuesday 8th November 2011

Photography Department, Barking & Dagenham College

'Portraits and Interiors from the Albert Bar (Untitled (Red Seat))' 1999, C-Type photograph, 50 x 60 cm

‘I think it was useful because I learnt about how a photographer operates, and about the relationships between publishers, designers and web designers work’

Kishan, L3

10/10, Best yet!

Hai, L1