Continuing our season of themed content exploring National Identity, Luke Das interviews Photographer Tristan Poyser.
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Continuing our season of themed content exploring National Identity, Bertie Oakes interviews recent MA graduate and Carte Blanche laureate Chris Hoare.
Interview by Bertie Oakes –
Chris Hoare’s latest project, The Worst Poem In The Universe is a photographic journey through Australia exploring the nation’s relationship with luck. Once coined ‘The Lucky Country’ by Australian author Donald Horne in his 1964 book of the same name, the phrase is still used by Australians today, despite the book’s ironic and critical standpoint.
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From the sprawling streets of Rajasthan to the tattoo subculture of Dundee, photographer Mark Leaver’s works represent the unseen and disenfranchised. He was one of Forbes 30 Under 30 and shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards. His photography has been published in Huck Magazine, Lens Culture and the Huffington Post, and most recently issue 10 of Loupe magazine, with an image from his series Tight making our portrait page.
Fotonow’s South West Graduate Photography Prize (SWGPP) is launching Thursday 28th November at the Old Truman Brewery, London. Ahead of the opening, previous finalist Megan Wilson-De La Mare caught up with founder Matthew Pontin, to find out about the prize’s 10th anniversary, this year’s finalists, and to ask his advice for graduating students.
Interview by Megan Wilson-De La Mare –
With Issue 10 just around the corner we’re launching our season of content that will accompany the issue. These articles and interviews will also investigate the theme of ‘National Identity’ releasing at least once a month until Issue 11 arrives in spring 2020. Many of the articles are the result of photographer submissions and writer pitches made during our Issue 10 open call, including this piece by writer Bethany Holmes. Here Bethany looks at 4 photographers documenting Traveller communities.
Photographic Education is an interview series from Loupe. Through conversation with successful photographers, we discuss the merits of photographic education, how to get the most out of it, and where it can improve. Each interviewee shares their advice for aspiring photographers, making the series a valuable resource for students and educators alike, as well as promoting work from the most encouraging new photographers.
London based darkroom, Bright Rooms, opened their doors in 2018 and has since built a solid community of members, alongside offering talks, workshops and events. As one of our Kickstarter supporters, they’re hosting our ‘Brightrooms Loupe Day’, where backers will process & contact a roll of b/w film, experiment with photograms and selective development alongside the Loupe team, followed by informal portfolio reviews, and then some drinks. No prior experience required!
We’re excited to offer a selection of 4 signed and limited edition prints as rewards for our crowdfunding campaign. The images were chosen by Tom Page – founder of Open Doors Gallery – from our previously featured photographers, with printing provided by Bayeux. In this short article, Tom shares his reasons for picking each.