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BIENNIAL OPENING WEEKEND Session Three: Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Photography & the Book

Speakers: Wout Berger; Chris Boot; Robin Goldberg; Michael Mack; Martin Parr

Venue: Sallis Benney Theatre

Admission: 12/ 8.40 (concessions) 10.20 (early bird discount)

Oct 2nd 2010 - Oct 2nd 2010 10:00:00 - 13:30:00

Venue Details

Sallis Benney Theatre,
University of Brighton,
Ground Flooor,
Grand Parade

Photography and the book is a well established form but how the book is produced and distributed is now changing. This panel explores the impact of digital technology and online distribution on the practice and process of making photography books,
commercial and independent publishing, and the activity of collecting. Speakers include: Wout Berger (Artist), Chris Boot (Independent Publisher). Robin Goldberg (Senior VP, Blurb) and Michael Mack (Co-publisher SteidlMACK). Chair: Martin Parr.

Includes a special workshop screening of the film, How to Make a Book with Steidl. This film focuses on the working life of Gerhard Steidl who, over 40 years ago, set up the world renowned photography publishing house, Steidl. Includes: Joel Sternfeld, Robert Frank, Ed Ruscha, Robert Adams, John Cohen, Günter Grass and many others. Director, screenplay, photography, sound: Jörg Adolph and Gereon Wetzel. Producer: Ingo Fliess.
DEU 2010. 80mins.

Book signing: James Mollison will be signing copies of his new book, Where Children Sleep, at the Chris Boot stand.

Opening Times

10am - 1.30pm (includes 30min break)