Speakers include: Martin Parr, David Campany, Victor Burgin, Huw Davies, Rachel Moore, Neil Campbell, Eric Baudelaire and Donovan Wylie. Including special screening of Nostalgia by Hollis Frampton.
The conference provides an engaging and visual link to the theme of the festival and the field of PHOTOCINEMA exploring; photographers on screen; photographic and filmic stillness; photographs in film; the influence of photography on cinema; photo essays and the photographer as filmmaker through a range of presentations from photographers filmmakers and some of the leading thinkers of today. From film still to still film the theme for FORMAT09 conference is positioned in the half-light between these two narrative and technical sensibilities, colliding fact with fiction, historicism with fantasy and reality with the cinematic.
After the conference there will be a reception at the University of Derby, Markeaton Street for the Format Exposure Artists and a screening of ‘Auditorium' a film by photographer Sophy Rickett with music by Ed Hughes..
Tickets £35 Concessions £20. inc lunch
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Box Office 01332 290 606
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