Archive for March, 2007

Discussion with MaryAnne Golon

Sunday, March 25, 2007

We’ve just uploaded this afternoon’s discussion with MaryAnne Golon. Ms. Golon is the director of photography for Time Magazine. The discussion ranged from Time’s “you” person of the year to amateur photography websites, through James Nachtwey in Iraq and how Time intends to deal with crowdsourcing.

Most of it is in English, but there are a couple of passages in French – everything switches back to english afterwards, though.

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‘The craze which overtook the 5th and 6th grade…’

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

‘The craze which overtook the 5th and 6th grade…’

An animation by Chris Ware for ‘This American Life’

Discussion Bruggmann / Cater

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Rencontre-débat autour de l’exposition avec Adrien Cater et Matthias Bruggmann, photographes et curateurs de l’exposition.

Vous pouvez l’écouter ici.

New York Times: Look at Me, World! Self-Portraits Morph Into Internet Movies

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Article today in the Art & Design section of the New York Times, talking about Noah, and the show: Look at Me, World! Self-Portraits Morph Into Internet Movies

One of the distinguishing characteristics of the new age of digital portraiture is the ease with which photographers, professional or amateur, can so easily produce images, videos, sequences and other projects that are dramatic, fresh and interesting. “Digital technology has changed what portraits look like,” Mr. Lipkin said. “If you pay attention to Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and the other social Internet sites, you see right away how stylized the portraits are. How they are taken from odd angles and with interesting lighting. It’s the angle of the hand-held digital camera.”

Update: the story also ran in the International Herald Tribune: The Internet elevates amateur self-portraits into art

Flickr: HP: ‘ Resolutionaries’

Sunday, March 18, 2007

A post on the flickr blog about an HP project on the topic of ‘Resolution’.

HP recently sponsored a group called Resolutionaries with an invitation to Flickr members to contemplate what “resolution” means to them. They also created a showcase on the HP site to showcase the submitted photos.

Getty Images acquires Scoopt

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Title says it all. Press release here.

Sascha Pohflepp: My Flickr schizophrenia

Saturday, March 17, 2007

In a recent post on his blog entitled My Flickr schizophrenia, Sascha Pohflepp talks more about Flickr and other topics from the conference.

Conférence Jean-François Leroy

Monday, March 12, 2007

Jean-François Leroy conference

Vous pouvez écouter la conférence / discussion d’hier, entre les visiteurs du musée et Jean-François Leroy, le directeur du festival de photojournalisme Visa Pour l’Image, en cliquant sur ce lien.

Discussion with Erik Kessels

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Erik Kessels conference.

We’ve just put a discussion where Erik Kessels, who, among many other things, publishes the Useful Photography books .

You can listen to it here.

N.B : The discussion is introduced in French, and everyone switches to English after about a minute.