Tag: Art

Reflections on time, motion and photomechanics

Jonathan’s article is now available online from the Taylor & Francis website. You can see a preview of it if you click here. Abstract This article is a reflection on my own practice and its connection to changing representations of time and movement within photography. In my work as an artist and photographer, I have endeavoured to develop a particular… Read more →

Hurricane sweeping away old landscapes

  This was the piece Jonathan was asked to write for the “Photography as Art” special supplement published for The Times newspaper last week. It was lovely working with the supplement’s editor Sue Steward and many thanks for helping to condense it down into something that is hopefully interesting and informative. “Over the last few years, a hurricane has swept through… Read more →

Rediscover the time-based possibilities of the photographic image

The Art of Strip Photography This new book by Maarten Vanvolsem proposes; “a new use of this forgotten art: a use in which the temporal terms ‘speed’, ‘rhythm’, and ‘pace’ are of more value than terms so often associated with photography such as ‘freeze’, ‘split second’, or ‘capture’. Within the book one can find more than thirty artists using the strip… Read more →

Jason Tilley Photographer in Residence talks to #PICBOD class

Photographer in Residence: Jason Tilley from CU Photography on Vimeo. With a big thanks to Jaskirt Dhaliwal production assistance. travelling across India ‘making portraits of the people I encountered along the way’. During his time with us Jason has also been talking about his relationship to his grandpa’s photographic collection who was a photographer  for The Times of India newspaper working from their offices in Bombay in… Read more →

Over 700,000 people tuning in to Photography on iTunesU!

The Photographic Mediations channel on iTunesU, that Jonathan established with the symposium (of the same title) he co-organised with Professor Gary Hall and Joanna Zylinska has now had over 700, 000 people tuning in. It has been ranked 2nd in the Fine Arts category and this year it has been recommended as ‘noteworthy’ alongside Universities such as Harvard and Stanford. Read more →

Public art commission for Leeds

We are delighted to announce that Jonathan has selected as one of a number of artists for the Situation Leeds project JUNCTION. What is JUNCTION? JUNCTION is a series of temporary commissions for Leeds City centre utilising the ubiquitous `junction box` as its canvas. Everyday we walk by these neglected metal boxes without a second thought, but now JUNCTION offers… Read more →

Aspects of Edgerton

Aspects of Edgerton, Sunday 22 August, 2pm – FREE Unit 39-40, The Pallasades Shopping Centre An Ikon Gallery event with Jonathan Shaw, photographer and Associate Head of Media & Communication, Coventry University and artist Trevor Appleson. The speakers discuss the influence of Edweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton’s photography on their recent work. Full details of the exhibition can be found… Read more →

Invitation to talk about Harold Edgerton with Ikon Gallery

Jonathan has been invited by Pete James, Head of Photographs at Birmingham Central Library and Ikon Gallery to talk about his work and its relationship to the pioneering work of Harold Edgerton. This new show pays reference to their first exhibition of his held in 1976. This was in fact the first European solo exhibition by the pioneering American scientist… Read more →

Photographing Time @Estorick Collection

  Animated sequence of a buffalo (American bison) galloping. Photos taken by Eadweard Muybridge, first published in 1887 at Philadelphia (Animal Locomotion). Animation by Waugsberg, 2006-7-16. Bullet through banana, 1964, photograph by Dr. Harold Edgerton Talk by Jonathan Shaw Photographing Time Saturday 3rd April, 2pm, Estorick Collection, London Jonathan has been invited to talk as part of On the Move… Read more →