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"An Exploration of the Work of Ian Berry, UK Photojournalist From Early 60's till the Present"

Lardinois, Brigitte and Williams, Val and Silas, Robin (2007) "An Exploration of the Work of Ian Berry, UK Photojournalist From Early 60's till the Present". [Show/Exhibition] [Creative Arts and Design > Photography]
Creators:Lardinois, Brigitte and Williams, Val and Silas, Robin

Ian Berry – An Exploration of the Work of Ian Berry, UK Photojournalist From Early 60s Till the Present.

Co-curator with Val Williams and intern Robin Silas of Ian Berry retrospective (40%, 40%, 20%)

In the North Lowry Centre, Salford, 31 March to 10 June 2007,

The Water project Promenade Gallery, Lowry Centre, Salford 31 March to 10 June 2007,

Ian Berry, the early years of the colour supplement, the Guardian Newsroom, London, 4 April to May 2007, and Ian Berry a print sale exhibition in the Magnum Print Room, London, 20 March – 20 May 2007

In 2003 Lardinois and Williams were commissioned by Magnum to research a retrospective of the work of photographer Ian Berry. The research involved analysis of Ian Berry’s works in Magnum’s own archive and in the photographer’s holdings together with the locating and study of works in a number of external collections.

The three-venue exhibition was developed to present different emphases. In the North, (Lowry Centre, 2007) Berry’s photographs captured in the North of England in the 70s put in the context of specially chosen Lowry paintings informed the first venue exhibition. The theme of water and related issues, were shown in the water-side Lowry Centre. In the Guardian Newsroom, which houses the Guardian and Observer archives and visitors centre, Berry’s work in the Observer Magazine was showcased. A public symposium held at the Guardian Newsroom, London (8 May 2007) included Michael Rand and Julian Stallabrass as speakers with an accompanying publication with text by Lardinois amd Williams and surveying Berry’s career, changing styles and also the shifting markets and audiences.

Type of Research:Show/Exhibition
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:RAE2008 UoA63
Your affiliations with UAL:Colleges > London College of Communication
Colleges > London College of Communication
Date:31 March 2007
Event Location:1 - Ian Berry: In the North (31-03-2007 to 10-06-2007) Lowry Gallery Manchester; 2 - Ian Berry: The Water Project (31-03-2007 to 24-06-2007) in the Promenade Gallery, Manchester; 3 - Ian Berry: the early history of the colour supplement (04-04-2007 to 11-
ID Code:1654
Deposited On:03 Dec 2009 22:31
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