This is one of a series of talks hosted and presented by Third Year degree students of the University of the West of England. In addition to the talks the students will be launching their publication Solid Air and showing a pop exhibition. The RPS and Martin Parr Foundation Photo Hub is hosting a joint open house event during the day - details here.
The talks are free but need booking individually and details of each is here.
Callum is a documentary photographer whose practice centres around exploring the banal and exploring how mundane can reveal something about our current cultural climate. His latest body of work investigates the relationship between collectors and their possessions; exploring how ordinary, commonplace objects become extraordinary through the often-obsessive act of collecting.
The project has given him the opportunity to explore my own fascination with this subject; his father was a collector, amassing a range of objects from coke bottles to Tretchikoff paintings. Although he passed away a few years ago; I am now beginning to understand my Dad’s obsession through documenting other collectors; and their passions.
- Venue Information
All areas are fully accessible with a lift, ramps and restrooms on each floor. If you have any specific requirements, please contact us on RPSHouse@rps.org so we can assist you during your visit.
There is public parking in Paintworks. We also have reserved parking spaces we can make available for those with accessibility requirements. Please contact us in advance if you would like to reserve a space. From ground level there are lifts to reach RPS House on the raised ground floor.
- Cancellation policy
The organisers will do their best to ensure that the event runs as planned. In the unlikely event that it has to be cancelled all participants will be advised by email at the earliest opportunity. No responsibility will be accepted for any consequential losses.
- RPS website