Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

Pictures from the show

Saturday, May 12, 2007


(image courtesy Andre Gunthert)

Andre Gunthert, a french art historian, director of the French scholarly publication “Etudes Photographiques” who was part of the advisory team for the show and part of the panel / roundtable on April 29th has posted a Flickr set of pictures from the show.

A conversation with Fred Ritchin

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Fred Ritchin, whose resume includes being a photo editor at the New York Times, co-autoring Salgado’s Uncertain Grace and authoring In Our Own Image – the coming revolution in photography, a book about the challenges of digital photography which was in print for 15 years, as director of PixelPress, a groundbreaking essay on Bosnia with Gilles Peress, and who is currently teaching at NYU gave a talk about digital photography and his upcoming projects.

The first few seconds are clipped, and we’ll put a video sometime next week as Fred was showing pictures.

In the meantime, you can listen to it here.

N.B : Pour les francophones, la discussion est traduite.

A discussion with Martin Parr

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

martin parr

Martin Parr, author of, among others, “Boring Postcards” and “Bliss : Postcards of Couples and Families” explains in his conference how your family photography is form of propaganda, his opinion on technique, what his new agenda is, the demise of Corbis and Getty at the hands of Flickr and what the best new business model for successful photography is. And how dreadful, cliche’ed and boring a lot of amateur photography is.

you can download it 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.

Video from the JPG Mag / We Make Money Not Art / roundtable / debate

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

The discussion / debate from February 10th, 2006

From left to right :

Radu Stern, Head of Educational Programs, Musée de l’Elysée

Derek Powazek, JPG magazine, San Francisco;

Régine Debatty,, Berlin/Torino;

Sascha Pohflepp, artist and contributor to, Berlin;

Matthias Bruggmann, photographer, member of the exhibition’s curatorial team;

The first 20 seconds are in French, and then everything switches to English.

Discussion avec Ayperi Ecer

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Nous venons de mettre en ligne une discussion entre des visiteurs de l’exposition et Ayperi Ecer, de l’agence Reuters.

Vous pouvez l’écouter ici.