Saturday, 29 October 2011

Hereford Photography Festival

Wiktor Pental (see Transit, below)
The twenty-first annual Hereford Photography Festival has opened and will run until 26 November. The theme of the festival is Movement - see the festival website for full details of the extensive programme of exhibitions and events. Below is a selection of images by photographers featured in just a few of the exhibitions. (NB these specific images are not necessarily included in the exhibitions.)
Motion Studies: New documentary photography beyond the decisive moment is at Hereford Museum & Art Gallery. The exhibition is curated by Simon Bainbridge, editor of the British Journal of Photography, and features work by Donald Weber, George Georgiou, Manuel Vasquez, Robbie Cooper, and Vanessa Winship.
Donald Weber, Interrogations
George Georgiou, In the Shadow of the Bear: Street Scene, Tbilisi, Georgia
Manuel Vasquez, Traces
Robbie Cooper, Immersion (play video, here)
Vanessa Winship, from Georgia series
Transit, showing at three locations, in Hereford, Hay-on-Wye and Newport (see here for details) features the work of 8 Polish artists: Kuba Dabrowski, Tomasz Liboska & Michal Jedrzejowski, Krzysztof Miekus, Tomasz Padlo, Wiktor Pental (see image at top), KonradPustola, and Lukasz Trzcinski.
Kuba Dabrowski
Krzysztof Miekus
Tomasz Padlo
Konrad Pustola
Lukasz Trzcinski
Semblance - The Face of Things is an exhibition of work by Jason Larkin on display in Hereford Cathedral.
Jason Larkin
Parkour Photography is an exhibition of work by Andy Day in the Watershed, Hereford. Parkour is a method of movement focused on moving around obstacles with speed and efficiency. (Wikipedia).
Andy Day

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