A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers (members)

A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers (members)

Ben Smith

  • 167 Episodes
  • English
  • Last updated Jul 10, 2024
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56 Latest episodes

Jun 19, 2024 E234 01:08:13

French visual artist and photographer Chloé Jafé on photography as ‘a tool’, how a night of drinking took her to Japan, how tenacity and perseverance finally paid off, tattoos, the women of the Yakuza and her trilogy of books.

May 08, 2024 E230 01:10:33

Ukraininan photojournalist and recent World Press Photo winnerJulia Kochetova on not being a war photographer, why it’s about the pictures she hasn’t taken, consent, ethics, her film ‘See You Later’ and how war has erased her capacity for joy.

Apr 24, 2024 E229 01:08:32

Michael Ackerman on family history, photographing animals, and ‘life’, mood, longing, the impossible to-do list and transcending the facts while keeping a strong hold on a deeper truth.

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.