Bruno And LAM

RPS Awards Talks... Bruno Ceschel with Lesley A. Martin

Event info

In this on-going series of talks hear from leading individuals discuss how they use photography as artists, scientists, educators, publishers and curators. All our speakers are recent RPS Award recipients who have been recognised for their contribution to the medium. They are discussing their work with those who know them well.

All talks and links to recordings (where available) in the series can be seen here: https://rps.org/awardstalks

Bruno Ceschel is in conversation with Lesley A. Martin, both are  recipients of the RPS Award for Photographic Publishing.

Bruno Ceschel is the founder and director of Self Publish, Be Happy and a visiting lecturer at École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL). He founded Self Publish, Be Happy in 2010, and has since organised events at leading arts institutions including Tate Modern (Britain), Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Denmark), MoMA PS1 (United States) and the National Gallery of Victoria (Australia), and published books by Lucas Blalock, Carmen Winant, Lorenzo Vitturi and many more. Ceschel gives lectures and workshops internationally and also consults for leading companies interested in contemporary photography.  In 2018, Ceschel was the recipient of the Society’s Award for Photographic Publishing.

Lesley A. Martin, began her career at Aperture as a work scholar. She is creative director, publisher of The PhotoBook Review, and editor of more than one hundred books, including On the Beach by Richard Misrach (2007); Illuminance by Rinko Kawauchi (2011, reissue 2021); LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Notion of Family (2014); Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness (2017); The New Black Vanguard by Antwaun Sargent (2019); and Sara Cwynar: Glass Life (2021). She was commissioning editor of The Chinese Photobook (2015); a contributing editor to Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and ’70s (2009) and The Latin American Photobook (2011); and curator of The Ubiquitous Image (2008), The New York Times Magazine Photographs (with Kathy Ryan, 2011), and Mickalene Thomas: Muse (2016). Lesley’s writing has been published in IMA magazine, FOAM, and Aperture. In 2012, she cofounded the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards and, in 2020, she received the Royal Photographic Society Award for Photographic Publishing. Lesley is currently a visiting critic at Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

The 'in conversation' will be followed by a public Q+A. Questions will be taken by Zoom chat or can be emailed in advance. Your Zoom link will be sent in PDF with your booking confirmation. 

This talk is free but space is limited and requires booking. 

All talks and links to recordings (where available) in the series can be seen here: https://rps.org/awardstalks

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Jo Macdonald
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Jo@rps.org

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This is an online event. The RPS will do its best to ensure that it keeps to the published timings and runs as planned. In the unlikely event that the event has to be cancelled all participants will be advised by email at the earliest opportunity.  No responsibility will be accepted for any consequential losses.

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