Sunday 10 October 2010

Wow, it’s been over three days since last updates….This would have never happened in the old days, but my personal work has finally picked up, getting assignments that is, and I just haven’t had the same amount of time to spend on the blog as before. I’ve still been gathering links pretty much as normal though, so have loads to share…Here we go…

A lot of talk about the new Larry Clark (@punkpicasso) show in Paris…

Articles – Guardian: Too hot to handle? Larry Clark’s controversial photographs (Guardian: October 2010) “Some regard him as a brilliant artist who flirts with the boundaries of acceptability; others as a creepy voyeur. But, according to the Mayor of Paris, Larry Clark’s photographs are not suitable for children. Because of the explicit nature of some of his images, city hall has decided to ban under-18s from a new retrospective – despite the fact that many of them are decades old, and even though this hands Clark the publicity coup of a lifetime. Fair cop or heavy-handed? You decide …”

Alixandra Fazzina finally received her Nansen Refugee Award….

Articles – British Photo Journalist Alixandra Fazzina Awarded in Geneva (NRC: October 2010)

Interviews Alixandra Fazzina (YouTube: 2010)

Features and Essays – Mimi Mollica: Senegals Changing Urban Landscape (NYT Lens: October 2010)

PhotographersMimi Mollica

North Korea having been in the news a lot regarding Kim Jong-il and his chosen successor, his son Kim Jong-un…what a better place to recap on the country’s contemporary situation than by heading  to Lens Culture and Tomas van Houtryve’s North Korea work…

Features and Essays – Tomas van Houtryve: North Korea (Lens Culture: October 2010)

More on the Dead or Alive…

Articles – David Campbell: Dead or Alive? The State of Photojournalism (David Campbell: October 2010)

Justin Maxon was featured on the NYT Lens Turning Point series a couple of days ago…

InterviewsJustin Maxon (NYT Lens: October 2010)

I saw a great talk Wednesday night in Brighton by @simoncroberts about The Election Project. Do visit the exhibition at Btighton Photo Fringe if you are town at any point…

Simon talking about the project in this YouTube video…

Interviews Simon Roberts (YouTube: 2010) http://bit.ly/aqRq7p

Tutorials Grantseeking advice (Foundation Center)

Blogs – Reuters: Behind the glass: The secret of the remote camera (Reuters: October 2010)

Saw this on Twitter earlier… It’s from 2008, but makes interesting reading..

Articles – Brian Ach: So, You Want To Be A Wire Service Photographer? (JPG Magazine: 2008)

I met Laurence in Perpignan…

Photographers Laurence Buter-Roch

Articles – Guardian: Photographer Uta Kögelsberger’s best shot (Guardian: October 2010)


Written by Mikko Takkunen

October 10, 2010 at 7:57 am

Posted in photojournalism

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