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Published 30/01/15

The Photography Show Super Stage Line-Up announced

The UK's biggest photography show for professional photographers, enthusiasts and retailers is once again proving that it can attract some of the highest profile names in photography

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Confirmed Super Stage speakers for this year's event, held at the Birmingham NEC from the 21st to the 24th of March, are

Martin Parr
Tom Stoddart
Mary Ellen Mark
Tim Flach
Michael Kenna
Susan Meiselas
Simon Norfolk
Lynsey Addario
Don McCullin

For the second year in a row, The Photography Show will present some of the most influential and respected photographers in the world. Over four days the Super Stage will host this diverse group of photographers as they discuss their distinguished careers providing insight, inspiration and entertainment to the 500 seater theatre.

THE SPEAKERS
Tom Stoddart - A Photojournalist's Life - 11.00, Saturday 21st

Kicking the show off at 11am on Saturday morning, Tom Stoddart will take you on a visual journey through a career that began as a local newspaper photographer to one of the world's most respected photojournalists. During his long and varied career Tom has documented international events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bloody siege of Sarajevo and the election of Nelson Mandela, as well as gaining exclusive access to document the lives of Prime Ministers past and present. More information on Tom Stoddart

Mary Ellen Mark - Seeing the Extraordinary in Reality - 13.30, Saturday 21st
Winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement in Photography Award, Mary Ellen Mark provides an insight into four decades of photography where she has travelled extensively to make pictures that reflect a high degree of humanism. Renowned worldwide for her work, her images have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography. More information on Mary Ellen Mark

Tim Flach - Who's Upside Down - Us or the Bats - 16.00, Saturday 21st
London based photographer Tim Flach rounds off Saturday on the Super Stage with what promises to be a thought-provoking discussion. His distinctive photographic style is derived from his concerns with anthropomorphism and anthropocentrism and his interests lie in the way we, as humans, shape animals and shape their meaning. More information on Tim Flach

Michael Kenna - Influences, Inspirations and Magic - 11.00, Sunday 22nd
Don't even think about having a lie-in on Sunday morning The first speaker up on Super Stage Sunday is none other than Michael Kenna. Widely considered to be one of the most influential landscape photographers of his generation, Michael Kenna will discuss his influences, inspirations, ideas and techniques as he shares 40 years of photographic experiences.More information on Michael Kenna

Susan Meiselas - The Motivation Behind the Image - 13.30, Sunday 22nd
Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas gives an insight into her projects to date, the motivation behind her images and their relevance to the world. Listen as Susan explains how her work has transcended beyond photojournalism through her use of archival material, on site installations, and long term relationships with communities. More information on Susan Meiselas

Martin Parr - An Insight into the Photographer, Curator and Editor - 16.00 Sunday 22nd & 11.00, Monday 23rd
You can't afford to miss this rare chance to hear from one of Britain's best known photographers, celebrated for his wry social observation and peerless documentary skills. Over his 40 year career, Martin Parr has taken many iconic images, authored over 70 books and exhibited all over the world. He now serves as President of Magnum Photos. Early booking is recommended for this amazing opportunity. More information on Martin Parr

Simon Norfolk - The Passions and Inspirations that get my Work in the Best Magazines - 13.30, Monday 23rd
A regular contributor to major publications, acclaimed landscape photographer Simon Norfolk shares the ideas that inspire him and how he is able to deliver original, well researched and thoroughly crafted images. Simon will help photographers understand what is needed to create work with focus and a real political urgency. More information on Simon Norfolk

Lynsey Addario - It's What I Do A Photographer's Life of Love and War - 16.00, Monday 23rd
Rounding off the penultimate day at The Photography Show is Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario. She has survived death threats and two kidnappings to bring back powerful images from major conflicts. Lynsey will share the realities of working in a war zone and explain what it is that keeps her going back. More information on Lynsey Addario

Don McCullin - Photographing Conflict - 14.30, Tuesday 24th
The last speaker on this year's Super Stage is the world's greatest living photographer working in areas of conflict - Don McCullin. Understand how he works, how it affected him and how he survived. Hard-hitting, thought provoking and inspiring. Not to be missed.
More information on Don McCullin

NB - Students are welcome to attend the show for free on Tuesday 24 March, which is the official student day. If you would like to attend on any other day you will need to select the concession ticket option. Please note that student I.D will be required. Summary
Saturday 21st March
11am Tom Stoddart
1330 Mary Ellen Mark
1600 Tim Flach

Sunday 22nd March
11am Michael Kenna
1330 Susan Meiselas
1600 Martin Parr

Monday 23rd March
11am Martin Parr
1330 Simon Norfolk
1600 Lynsey Addario

Tuesday 24th March
1430 Don McCullin

Book tickets for The Photography Show go to the website below

Contact http://www.photographyshow.com/

1st Published 30 January 2015 14:28 Posted by Ben Jones
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