Landscape Photography Now

21 November 2015, 13:00 to 16:00

An afternoon of landscape and nature photography at Kendal Mountain Festival. Including an open call for selected photographers to talk about their work for 10 minutes.

Programme

13:00 – 14:00 Short talks

13:00 – 13:10 Introduction by Paul Herrmann (Director of Redeye, the Photography Network)

13:10 – 13:20 Dan Nichols
Dan Nichols is a landscape photographer from Blackpool, currently completing his final year at university studying BA Photography. Inspired by family fell walking, Dan’s work focuses on the landscapes of the Lake District, documenting the effect industry has had upon the natural landscape. @DanNicholsPhot0

13:20 - 13:30 Agnieszka Kozlowska
Agnieszka Kozlowska is an artist and researcher who will be presenting her latest project Carved by light, a collection of experimental relief photographs of major Alpine peaks taken 150 years after their first ascents. www.kozlowska.eu

13:30 – 13:40 Carmen Norman
Carmen Norman is an award-winning fine art photographer based in Bassenthwaite. For this session she will present a selection of images that were taken from high spots during fell walks. www.photosbycarmen.co.uk // @carmennorman

13:40  - 13:50 Liza Dracup
Liza Dracup is a photographer based in the North of England, creating work in response to the landscape of Britain. Liza will be presenting her recent project Re:collections, a photographic study of British wildlife vertebrate specimens held by Bradford Museums & Galleries. www.lizadracup.co.uk

Break

14:15 – 15:15 Keynote address by Jesse Alexander
Writer and photographer Jesse Alexander will discuss how mountains and wilderness environments have featured within the broader narrative of historic and contemporary landscape photography; how traditional approaches to landscape imagery and mountain environments have affirmed ideas of the sublime will be considered; and he will examine the work of contemporary photographers who have focused on the narratives that have taken place within these wondrous places.
www.jessealexanderonphotography.com // @japaphotography

15:15 – 16:00 Panel discussion
Chaired by Paul Herrmann; with Jesse Alexander, John Darwell (Reader in Photography at University of Cumbria), Mark Gilligan (Award winning member of British Institute of Professional Photography) and Agnieszka Kozlowska (photographer).

 

The event is in partnership with Kendal Mountain Festival.

 

To find out more and book on to the event visit the Kendal Mountain Festival website.

Image at the top by Jesse Alexander

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