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Project Focus: Ikaria by Lily Bungay

The United Nations has identified a number of ‘Blue Zones’ around the world; places where many more people than average remain very active in their 80s and 90s and live into their 100s.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 07 Dec 2018

Black is the New Black

Black is the New Black brings together exceptional figures from the world of politics, business, culture, religion and science to celebrate black British achievement today. Artist and director Simon Frederick photographed sitters ranging from Naomi Campbell and Sir Trevor McDonald to musician Jazzie B of Soul II Soul and footballer Les Ferdinand, to recognise the profound impact of black individuals on British culture.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 01 Dec 2018

A call for help

The Contemporary SIG need someone to join their Journal team.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 27 Nov 2018

London College of Communication MA photographic degree show 2018

Looking at the London College of Communication postgraduate photographic courses, photography and photojournalism & documentary photography.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 23 Nov 2018

Paris Photo-Aperture photobook winners 2018

Winners in the three categories of Photo-Aperture photobook exhibition in Paris were announced on the 9th of November.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 11 Nov 2018

Contemporary SIG AGM Agenda and Reports

The RPS Contemporary Group AGM will be held on 13 October 2018 between 10:30 to 16:00 at Regents University in London. The draft agenda and reports of the committee are available on rps.org

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 27 Sep 2018

Hundred Heroines - Juno Calypso

Juno Calypso graduated from the London College of Communication in 2012. Her personal project ‘The Honeymoon’ was a series of self-portraits at honeymoon hotels in the USA, with wigs and lingerie, in acts of desire and disappointment.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 24 Aug 2018

Hundred Heroines nomination: Monica Alcazar-Duarte

Monica Alcazar-Duarte is a Mexican-British photographer. Her 2014 MA project at the London College of Communication took the form of an artist book, which unfolded on all four spiral-bound edges and an accompanying large hanging mobile of prints. This work gained Monica the award of a MEAD Fellowship from the University of the Arts London, which supported a further project, Astro-2030.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 05 Aug 2018

Hundred Heroines nomination: Laia Abril

Laia Abril tells intimate stories which raise hidden realities related to sexuality, eating disorders and gender equality.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 30 Jul 2018

Project photography

When choosing a subject to photograph there's some useful things to consider: would it sustain your interest over time, is it regularly accessible, is it something you know enough about to get started and would be of interest to others?

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 21 Jul 2018