In April MVS visited the College of DuPage to give a lecture and meet with the college’s photography students. While there, she met with her good friend Jeff Curto to do an interview for his program, Camera Position: A Podcast About the Creative Side of Photography.
The interview was extensive, full of great information, and posted in a five part series over the past few weeks; the last installment will be posted on Monday, June 11th. You can listen to all four parts of the interview for free at CameraPosition.com:
- Camera Position 106 : Mary Virginia Swanson – Part 1
- Camera Position 107 : Mary Virginia Swanson – Part 2: Books, Blogs & Salons
In part 2 of my conversation with Mary Virginia Swanson, we talk about the rise of the small group Salon, various online presences in the photo world and the importance of books. For some context for this part of the conversation, see Part 1 of this interview.
- Camera Position 108 : Mary Virginia Swanson – Part 3: Craft, Publishing & Folios
I continue my conversation with Mary Virginia Swanson, covering the importance of photographic craft, the world of print-on-demand publishing and how folios of photographs fit into the mix.
- Camera Position 109 : Mary Virginia Swanson – Part 4: Public Art, Galleries & Image Size
The 4th part of my conversation with Mary Virginia Swanson, where we discuss public art, galleries and work for the wall, image size and the life of images that aren’t meant for traditional display.
MVS was in New York last week and a had a chance to go to Aperture Gallery to see the installation of Tim Hetherington’s Sleeping Soldiers and Diary currently on view. Here are some images from the installation. If you are in the New York City area, you must see this show; it will be up until June 23, 2011. If you can’t make it, you can see both films here.