A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers (members)

A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers (members)

Ben Smith

  • 159 Episodes
  • English
  • Last updated Apr 16, 2024
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54 Latest episodes

Apr 10, 2024 E228 01:06:12

French photographic artist Valerie Belin on on the dual influence of American minimal art and Italian baroque art, presence and absence, the theme of beauty, how women are ‘attacked’ by stereotypes, comic books and the importance of Photoshop to her pract...

Mar 27, 2024 E227 01:12:10

American photogrpaher Linda Troeller on modelling for Ansel Adams, a lifetime of self-portraiture, nudity, prudishness, women’s lib, the erotic life of women, living in the Chelsea Hotel for 20 years and how Alexander MacQueen influenced her visual palett...

Mar 13, 2024 E226 01:09:55

Photojournalist Nicole Tung on working in Ukraine, drone warfare, risk management, social media and the question of whether photojournalist is an ‘important’ job.

Feb 28, 2024 E225 01:22:24

Esteemed American photographer Mitch Epstein on New York, editing, India, Garry Winogrand, working on films and trial and error.

Feb 14, 2024 E224 01:33:45

Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky on ‘moving through grief to land on meaning’, ambiguity through scale, lessons learned from entrepreneurship, vertical integration and the importance of hope.

Jan 31, 2024 E223 01:32:58

Italian photographer Lorenzo Castore on formative experiences, a picture that changed everything, the importance of finding stories and making life an adventure and his lifelong project Time Maze.

Jan 30, 2024 E61 01:16:44

I've taken this chat (originally published as Episode 061 on 6th September 2017) out of the archive to repost here as a tribute to the wonderful Brian Griffin, who sadly has died aged 75 and will be greatly missed by many.

Jan 17, 2024 E222 01:08:28

American freelance photographer Natalie Keyssar on what is happening in Gaza, how she views her Jewish identity, her Ukranian roots, her love of Venezuela and why she wants her work to tell you how it feels.

Jan 03, 2024 E221 01:12:32

Esteemed American Magnum photographer Richard Kalvar on playing with things he has trouble dealing with, humour, changing public attitudes towards being photographed, his new book of pictures, Selected Writings, and why his interest is in single images th...

Dec 20, 2023 E220 01:12:05

The traditional year-end summary of all the wonderful photographers who had a chat with me on the podcast in 2023. Merry Christmas and happy new year!