Island life Vs life as an Island -Joanne Coates

“Greenvoe, an exploration of island life versus We Live by Tha’ Water an exploration of the self as an island.”  – Current OGC Mentorship winner and recent Close Up V speaker Joanne Coates writes for us about documenting life on an island, the split narrative within her work and exploring her own mental health issues…   Greenvoe…

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The Unexplained – Charlotte Bond

The Unexplained is a project that considers the fact that 250,000 people of all ages and backgrounds go missing in the U.K. each year. Some return, some change their identity, some are found dead and some are never found. Each missing case is different, however the standardised police procedure for…

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Night Walking – Tina Lane​

I have been mapping where I wander in Tokyo in the small hours of the night, and documenting with photos. I use the word ‘wander’ as I do not plan my walks, just each night a new area. Last night I was accompanied by Haruyuki Kobayashi san and a film…

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Instagram for Professionals – Top Tips & Close Up V Review

Last month we held our 5th Close Up Talk investigating Instagram as an accessible career for visual artists. Hosted at Gallery Six at The Old Truman Brewery our audience heard from four industry professionals working in the field of photography and learned about their careers, experiences and advice on Instagram for professionals.    …

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