Friday 24 April 2009
In-Public founder Nick Turpin is talking about street photography and the impact of new anti-terror legislation on the freedom of photographers to make pictures in public places on the UK’s BBC Radio 4. The program can be heard at 15.45 GMT on the 28th April. Nick has been an outspoken critic of the UK Government’s continued erosion of human rights in the name of security.
You can listen to the program online here.
Nick also writes about the important role photography plays over on sevensevennine.com
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
Much of the work in this project exhibits the mundane nature of life: brief moments that, in our increasingly hurried society, we have little chance to observe, acknowledge and appreciate. Ultimately, it is about the subtleties behind our everyday…