Engaging in Urban Image-Making – A Symposium

WHAT: one-day symposium entitled Engaging in Urban Image-making

WHEN: Friday 28 April 2017, 9:30 – 17:00

WHERE: RHB 137a, Goldsmiths College, University of London

COST: Free but booking is essential. To book, email Anita on: so302as@gold.ac.uk

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Engaging in Urban Image-making is a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, University of London, which brings together practitioners from: Sociology Goldsmiths, Photojournalism London College of Communication, Urban Photographers Association and London Independent Photography. Its purpose is to begin a dialogue across organisations about how we engage with urban life in our image-making practices in the 21st century. Through the presentation of a diverse selection of visual stories, we are keen to address how image making can support our understanding of some of the complexities associated with contemporary urban life.


This event has been organised by Anita Strasser and Gill Golding, and is supported by CUCR, the Graduate School Fund, and Urban Photographers Association.

Link to the website: https://engaginginurbanimagemaking.wordpress.com

Anita Strasser has recently finished the MA Photography and Urban Cultures and is now studying towards a PhD in Visual Sociology. She’s a member of the International Visual Sociology Association and Urban Photographers Association. She teaches at University of the Arts.

Gill Golding (MA Photography and Urban Cultures) is an urban photographer whose visual research interests lie in the field of regeneration and gentrification in post-industrial cities. She is Chair of London Independent Photography, on the Board of the International Visual Sociology Association and Education Director of the Urban Photographers Association.

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