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Ian Wiblin’s new film will be showing at the Jewish Film Festival

Posted on June 18, 2018

Ian Wiblin’s new film ‘Four Parts of a Folding Screen’, (made together with Anthea Kennedy) will be showing at the Jewish Film Festival in Berlin and Brandenburg. The screening is at 7pm on Saturday 30th June, at Kino Delphi Lux, Kantstr.10 / Yva-Bogen. It will be introduced by Prof. Gertrud Koch (Freie Universität Berlin) and there will be a Q&A.

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Prof Mark Durden has been invited to present a Post Photography workshop in Lucern

Posted on June 18, 2018

Professor Mark Durden has been invited to present my research at a Post Photography workshop in Lucern on Friday June 22nd and Saturday June 23rd. Mark will also be visiting the Hotel Schatzalp in Davos to begin new research on Thomas Mann’s ‘The Magic Mountain’.

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Matt White is in Germany for 'Hidden Paradise' site specific installation

Posted on June 11, 2018

Matt White, eCDR member and BA Photography lecturer at University of South Wales, is currently in The Ruhr Valley in Essen, Germany installing a site specific installation, ‘Hidden Paradise’. Collaborating with German artist Patricia Hepp, the work investigates the contemporary meaning of home in a post-industrial German community.

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Dr Lisa Barnard has an image in the new exhibition ‘Women in Focus’ at the National Museum Cardiff

Posted on May 21, 2018

Dr Lisa Barnard has an image in the new exhibition ‘Women in Focus’ at the National Museum Cardiff. It is a yearlong exhibition which draws on works from Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales’ photographic collections and explores the role of women in photography. Lisa will also be talking at Peckham 24 a high profile international event in London on Saturday.

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Matt White's 'The Tick and the Bomb' premiered at the opening evening of the Wales International Documentary Festival

Posted on April 23, 2018

Senior Lecturer in Photography, Matt White, was delighted to premiere his latest film ‘The Tick and the Bomb’ at the opening evening of the Wales International Documentary Festival.

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Matt White's 'The Tick and The Bomb' film premier

Posted on April 12, 2018

The Tick and The Bomb
17th April 2018
Market Hall Cinema, Brynmawr

The screening of the 18-minute short, The Tick and The Bomb commences at 7.00pm.

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Prof. Florence Ayisi was presented with an ICON Award at the 2018 Africa Week

Posted on March 26, 2018

Professor Florence Ayisi was presented with an ICON Award “recognising exceptional contributions by individuals in promoting Pan-Africanism on a personal, national and global scale” at the 2018 Africa Week, hosted by The Arnolfini in Bristol.

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Handing Down Time screening at Africa Week 2018

Posted on March 19, 2018

Professor Florence Ayisi’s documentary, 'Handing Down Time’ (2012), was screened on Tuesday, to a packed auditorium in the Arnolfini, Bristol, as part of Africa Week 2018 at UWE; an annual event celebrating African cultures and recognising the diverse cultures in Bristol.

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Lisa Barnard received a Fellowship of the RPS awarded by the Council of The Royal Photographic Society

Posted on March 6, 2018

Lisa Barnard, Reader in Documentary Photography at University of South Wales, received a Fellowship of the RPS awarded by the Council of The Royal Photographic Society, who’s Distinctions are recognised as measures of achievement throughout the world.

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David Barnes received the 2018 SPE International Conference Grant award to present paper at Philadelphia Conference

Posted on February 24, 2018

David Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Documentary Photography at University of South Wales, is a recipient of the 2018 Society of Photographic Education (USA) International Conference Grant Award.

The grant is awarded to international conference papers ranked the highest by SPE’s Peer Review Committee. The three international conference winners for 2018 were David Barnes, Lucia Nimcova, and Soonhwa Oh.

David will attend the 55th SPE Annual Conference in Philadelphia which is entitled “Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood”. David will present a paper on his ongoing research project focussed on the remarkable links between Wales and the USA via on the organisation “The Loyal Order of the Moose”.

As a part of his trip to the USA to present at the conference, David will be continuing to develop his photographic and film projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Prof Mark Durden talks at the Documentary Photobook in Oxford

Posted on January 30, 2018

Professor Mark Durden is giving a talk in Oxford on Wednesday 31 January 2018 as part of The Documentary Photobook international seminar series.

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Two former documentary BA graduates won Jerwood Photoworks Awards

Posted on January 17, 2018

Two former documentary BA graduates won Jerwood Photoworks Awards. Alejandra Carles-Tolra, Sam Laughlin and Lua Ribeira were selected from over 350 artists to access a significant production fund to make new work and showcase it at Jerwood.

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Prof Mark Durden has a new commissioned article on Tom Wood in TILT

Posted on January 17, 2018

eCDR director Prof Mark Durden has a new commissioned article on Tom Wood “Interconnections and Correspondences” out in TILT, Open Eye Gallery’s Zine, accompanying Tom Wood’s exhibition The Pier Head, which opens January 11th.

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Archivo open call for submissions

Posted on January 17, 2018

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Archivo welcomes inquiries and submissions from researchers and practitioners who are interested in the relations between photography and the archive, documentary, and the transdisciplinary role of photography in contemporary practices. For further information and for details on how to submit, please see here.

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The Laughable Enigma of Ordinary Life article

Posted on January 5, 2018

USW Professor Mark Durden and David Campbell, both members of the artist group Common Culture, discuss the recent exhibitions they co-curated on art and comedy in an article on Elephant magazine. Read the article here.


Maurice Doherty, I Slept With The Curator To Get This Show, 2016
As installed in Double Act at the MAC, Belfast

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