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How do photographers think about and engage with place? In this issue of BJP we consider multiple facets of this question, from how image-makers shoot in one location to how cutting-edge artists and curators use space for photo-based installations.
Sebastián Bruno’s 10-year project draws on social and political history to picture Welsh towns and cities and the people who live in them, while Ettore Moni creates an autonomous zone in his home studio in which people can simply be. Tarrah Krajnak draws on her own life as a Peruvian adopted and brought up in the US, while a trip to Johny Pitts’ studio also proves a route into his childhood.
Elsewhere, curators discuss how installations can create meaning and engage with the local community, while artists such as Alix Marie, Maya Rochat and Sofia Karim talk beyond the flat surface of the photographic print. Plus critical information in the Intelligence section, books, and Any Answers with Tanvi Mishra.
About the Magazine
British Journal of Photography is a photography magazine that includes in-depth articles, profiles of photographers, analyses, and technological reviews.The magazine was established in Liverpool as the Liverpool Photographic Journal in 1854 with its first issue appearing on 14 January 1854, making it the United Kingdom’s second oldest photographic title after the Photographic Journal. It was printed monthly until 1857 when it became the Liverpool and Manchester Photographic Journal, published bi-weekly, then the Photographic Journal from 1859 to 1860, when it obtained its present name. The magazine moved to London in 1864, first to Covent Garden; then in 2007 to Soho; and in 2013 to Shoreditch; then in 2017 to East India Dock. It was published weekly from 1864 to March 2010, then reverted to its original monthly period. It is now also available as an electronic magazine, online and in iPad and iPhone formats.