the photographer as an author

24 Nov

Simon Roberts

Today photographer Simon Roberts spoke to the #phonar class.

Listen to his guest speech here:

Inspired by August Sander he made a study on people in the landscape. Therefore he travelled to Russia and did a lot of research in terms of context of and in a photography. See his photographs in his online book called “Motherland“.

Furthermore, he spoke about his other projects “We English

and “The Election Project“.

Simon Roberts at work on his caravan. The reason why he takes the pictures from the top of his caravan is that he can overlook the hole scene.


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