Wednesday 24 February 2010
SATURDAY 27th & SUNDAY 28th MARCH
This unusual weekend offers a chance to explore the visual dynamics and contradictions of street life in the capital.
In the tradition of the flaneur, we’ll stroll from Soho to Brick Lane via a network of roads and districts that have provided the backdrop for many of the greatest photographs ever taken in London.
We’ll observe the fleeting interactions of people, matter and imagery from visual, sociological and historical perspectives. We’ll look at stories, anecdotes and slide-shows from intrepid photographers who have captured the city’s unconventional photographic allure as well as iconic images which remind us of its role as a stage for national events.
You’ll finish the weekend with a fantastic set of holiday snaps – and the ability to see the city in a completely different light.
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
There is something about the making of photographs in public places that resonates with me more than any other kind of photography. I think it simply suits my personality.
It’s nice, when taking pictures in the street, not to have to partici…