From 'MAIDAN, Portraits from the Black Square', 2014 © Anastasia Taylor-Lind
From the series 'Interrogations', 2010 © Donald Weber
Hosted by Max Houghton, VII photographers Anastasia Taylor-Lind and Donald Weber (joining us via Skype) discuss current photographic perspectives on the social and political developments in Ukraine and Russia.
Max Houghton is a senior lecturer in photography at London College of Communication. She edited the photography biannual 8 magazine for six years and now writes regularly for the arts press.
Anastasia Taylor-Lind discusses her new series MAIDAN – Portraits from the Black Square, recently published as a book. Taylor-Lind is an English/Swedish documentary photographer and a member of VII photo agency. She's based in London and works all over the world for editorial clients such as National Geographic, GEO and The Telegraph Magazine. Her longer-term personal work has focused on issues relating to women, birth rights, population and post-conflict.
Donald Weber's book Interrogations, about post-Soviet authority in Ukraine and Russia, was included in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger’s seminal The Photobook: A History, Volume III. Weber is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lange-Taylor Prize, the Duke and Duchess of York Prize, two World Press Photo Awards, PDN’s 30, and he was named an Emerging Photo Pioneer by American Photo. He is represented by Circuit Gallery in Toronto.
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25 Sep 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm