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Private View… More Progress

April 20, 2017

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I have continued to work on my Bethnal Green project Private View… with further visits to the V&A Museum of Childhood and York Hall. Both of these venues have interesting histories. The Museum was originally constructed to provide  a home for exhibits from the Great Exhibition in 1851. The “Brompton Boilers’ as it was affectionately known opened […]

What’s new…

April 13, 2017

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It has been rather a long time since I posted here… Yet I’ve been busy. I have continued to work with Toynbee Hall on documenting their regeneration project…the latest blog post is here. I am also working on a new project in Bethnal Green. The working title is PRIVATE VIEW… The idea of the project […]

…100 Years since Charles Booth – Video of installation

November 22, 2016

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I thought I would make a small iPhone video of the installation at Oxford House for my archive and to show those who can’t make it to Bethnal Green. I think it looks pretty good, but of course I a very biased. Certainly the most ambitious exhibition I’ve staged (so far). The video is on Vimeo […]

…100 Years since Charles Booth Opening and Photofusion Salon 16

November 12, 2016

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The opening for the Social Change in Tower Hamlets…100 Years since Charles Booth  went very well. I was very pleased with how the final installation looked. On the night we had a guest speaker Tom Harper who is an art historian  and map curator at the British Library. He gave a brief chat situating Booth’s poverty maps in […]

…100 Years since Charles Booth – Private View

October 25, 2016

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The date for the private view/artist talk for my forthcoming exhibition SOCIAL CHANGE IN TOWER HAMLETS…100 YEARS SINCE CHARLES BOOTH. It is planned for 10th November from 6.00 until 9.30 pm with the artist’s talk at 7.00. All are welcome so please pass on details. For my photographer colleagues its worth noting the the exhibition is part […]

Urban PhotoFest 2016 and another exhibition opportunity

October 6, 2016

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I have just hear that the screening of the UPF Open finalists’ images will take place on Thursday, 3 November at Tate Modern during the UrbanPhotoFest official launch. The images will be screened in the foyer to the Starr Auditorium prior to the Artists’ Talk with Sirkka-Liisa Kinttinen, and again after the talk during the UPF […]

Oxford work now complete

September 29, 2016

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I have now completed the processing of image/text panels for the [( 6 )] go to Oxford Exhibition at the Riverside Gallery in Oxford Nova Scotia. By next week all the printing will be done and the prints will commence their journey across the Atlantic…all very exciting. PR has now started and Dewald (one of the [( […]

[( 6 )] Goes to Oxford

September 19, 2016

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Back from Oxford now having completed the work on the idea I came up with a while ago see here. The mode of production has moved on somewhat since my first idea but the fundamental idea has remained constant. I have some more processing to do but the first image/text panels are off the production […]

Social Change in Tower Hamlets…100 Years since Charles Booth – Exhibition

September 5, 2016

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After a fair amount of discussion with both Oxford House and New Policy Institute we have agreed to go ahead with the proposed exhibition. It will run at Oxford House from 10th November to 7th December 2016. We hope to organise a speaker event rather than a private view and are currently talking to prospective […]

[( 6 )] Oxford Re-union

August 1, 2016

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I made a short visit (2 hours) to Oxford yesterday to visit George Street. My idea was to do a site recce to test out my idea for a project as per my previous post. I got there at 7.30 am and the streets were already busy! Tourists everywhere in Oxford. The light was also […]

Oxford House Exhibition Video Shoot

July 13, 2016

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For the last two days I have been at Oxford House in Bethnal Green working with a group based there. The idea was to shoot some video footage of members of the group talking about their views on the social issues raised by Charles Booth’s survey – but in the modern context. The final version […]

[(6)] Oxford Reunion

May 20, 2016

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In September the six photographers who collaborated to stage the [(6)] exhibition at Bank Street Arts in July/August 2014 will be getting together once again. The idea is to produce a collective body of work over a weekend on the nominal subject of Oxford (the city). The work will be shown in a gallery in […]

The Photo Booth…

May 11, 2016

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I visited John Ryan the CEO of Oxford House in Bethnal Green on Monday with a view to discussing the idea of a ‘vox pop’ video for the prospective exhibition in November. Following our discussion I produced the following brief for the work which has a working title of ‘The Photo Booth…’. There are several […]

Oxford House – Prospective Exhibition

April 30, 2016

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I have been in discussions with John Ryan, CEO of Oxford House in Bethnal Green, about a possible exhibition in November of this year. The aim will be to commemorate the centenary of Charles Booth’s death. OH was originally a University Settlement along the lines of Toynbee Hall and was founded in the late 1800s. OH […]

LSE Talk

January 29, 2016

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My artists talk at LSE seemed to go well yesterday. It was quite small gathering about 25 people. They had estimated around this number. All seemed to enjoy the event and I was able to sell ten catalogues left over from my Spitalfields exhibition. There was talk afterwards of further collaboration later in the year – this year […]

Exhibitionfest

January 29, 2016

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I spent Tuesday of this week taking in several exhibitions in London. Four of my favourite photographers – Alec Soth, Julia Margaret Cameron, Saul Leiter and Joel Meyerowitz. Soth’s exhibition was a retrospective with work from each of his major series over the last 12 years. Seeing the series one after another in separate rooms […]

Lifting the Curtain on Show at London School of Economics

January 25, 2016

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From today, Lifting the Curtain is on show in the form of a  looping video display in the foyer/entrance to the library at London School of Economics. Really pleased!!. Will see the installation when I go there on Thursday to deliver my lecture….slides and notes all done. Looking forward to Thursday…with some trepidation.

London School of Economics – Lecture on Lifting the Curtain

January 3, 2016

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I have been asked to give a lecture on my ‘Lifting the Curtain’ work at the London School of Economics. My lecture will be an optional event for students taking the LSE100 Course–an interdisciplinary course for undergraduate students which is designed to broaden and deepen their engagement with social scientific analysis. In Lent Term they teach a 5 week module on […]

Lifting the Curtain Exhibition – Final Thoughts

November 22, 2015

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The dust has now settled on the Lifting the Curtain Exhibition and I thought it would be a good idea to record my reflections on the experience. In summary it was an exciting and very worthwhile experience. I had the opportunity to show my work in a lovely gallery that was also a place highly […]

Lifting the Curtain – OCA Study Visit

November 5, 2015

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I had the opportunity to present ‘Lifting the Curtain’ to a Study Group of OCA students on the final Saturday of the exhibition. Great experience. Here is group leader Rob’s report on WeareOCA: The East London Photography Festival, Photomonth is still going on. Lots more to see.

Lifting the Curtain Media Coverage

October 21, 2015

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This post is really an aide-memoire so that I can recall what happened in terms of media coverage for Lifting the Curtain. The starting point of public presentation of my work was when some of the work was published in Hashtagphotography magazine issue 10: This was followed by the four image texts being shown at the […]

Lifting the Curtain…. Exhibition Photographs and Texts, printed, framed, labelled and packed

August 1, 2015

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The photographs and texts for the Lifting the Curtain exhibition have now all been printed and framed and are ready to be shipped to Spitalfields for installation. 28 framed images/texts in total.  I needed to get this done as from the third week of August I am away a lot on holiday… Each framed image […]

Lifting the Curtain Exhibition – Catalogue, Posters and Business Cards

July 14, 2015

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I have been turning my mind to the production of supporting materials for the exhibition. The catalogue production is going well. I reviewed a draft printed version yesterday and was very pleased with the quality of reproduction. I am on course to be able to produce 100 copies which will be a limited signed edition. […]

Book Sales and Exhibition Catalogue

July 3, 2015

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Sales of the book for Lifting the Curtain have been going very well. I have sold 35 out of the limited edition of 40 signed copies. As a result I will only have a few copies for sale at the exhibition.  In view of this I have decided to produce a relatively high quality catalogue for the […]

Lifting the Curtain Website

June 19, 2015

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I have had a bit of a break from photography following submission of work for assessment but I am now busy planning for my exhibition in October. I have organised the printing and framing of the images/texts, drafted the form of an exhibition catalogue and have now established a ‘Lifting the Curtain’ website. The intention […]

Memory Exhibition Installation

May 4, 2015

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John Umney, Penny Watson, myself and Artspace curator Tom Cox completed the installation of the Memory Exhibition at the Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital on Saturday. The hospital is new and the gallery space is large and well set up with integrated hanging system….this made life a lot easier. John Umney took on the role of […]

Lifting the Curtain Book – Limited Edition nearly sold out…

May 1, 2015

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30 out of the limited edition of 40 signed and numbered copies of my ‘Lifting the Curtain’ book are now sold.  £25 with all the money going to East London charity Toynbee Hall. They are going fast so if you want a copy email me on keith.greenough@btinternet.com You can preview the book here https://photo-graph.org/umbra-summus/ The work […]

Memory Exhibition Oxford

April 27, 2015

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Next week the Memory Exhibition will open at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital Oxford. Seven of my image/text diptychs are on show along with work from six other OCA level three students. The exhibition is fully supported by the Open College of the Arts and my thanks to Gareth Dent and his team for their help and […]

Hiroshi Sugimoto – Still Life @ Pace Gallery, London

January 6, 2015

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I had a chance to make a brief visit to the Sugimoto ‘Still Life’ exhibition at the Pace Gallery in London today. It was most impressive. I have seen three Sugimoto exhibitions now—his landscapes/seascapes in Arles last year, his Architecture photographs at the recent ‘Constructing Worlds’ exhibition at the Barbican and now his Dioramas at […]

Nadav Kander – Dust

October 3, 2014

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Yesterday I went along to Flowers Gallery on the Kingsland Road in Hackney to see an exhibition of Nadav Kander’s latest work, Dust. The title of the work comes from a T S Eliot quotation ‘I will show you fear in a handful of Dust’. Fear in this case relates to the nature of the places represented – three […]

[(6)] Publicity

July 19, 2014

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I have managed to gain some publicity for the [(6)] exhibition. So far this has included: Big Issue of the North photo and mention of the exhibition: The Photofusion Blog: Printspace Blog:   I am also hoping for an article to be published on the blog of 220 Triathlon magazine….watch this space.    

Bank Street Arts Installation

July 6, 2014

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We spent a full day yesterday in Sheffield installing the [(6)] exhibition. I’ve learned a lot from this experience about setting up an exhibition (methods of fixing photographs and their relative cost and ease of installation), laying out an exhibition space (no substitute for visiting the location, aligning the midpoints of the pictures – 157 cm […]

[(6)] Exhibition dates extended….

July 4, 2014

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Don’t forget to come along to the [(6)] exhibition in Sheffield, if you can. The exhibition is now running from 9th July until 1st August 2014. My I am an Ironman  and Ironman Family photographs will be on show along with excellent work from five other photographers.

Back to work, back to East London….

July 4, 2014

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It has been a while since I have posted to the blog. I have not stopped working on my OCA YOP course but have certainly slowed down whilst I have been on my travels and have been preparing for the upcoming exhibition in Sheffield, which is now going to run until the end of July… […]

Deutsche Borse Prize and Exhibition

May 13, 2014

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I went along to the Photographers’ Gallery for the announcement  of the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize (a perk of being an Associate Member of the Gallery). I also had the time to have a good look around the exhibition before it got too busy. Before going along I had looked at the PG website and […]

David George – Shadows of Doubt

April 3, 2014

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At the Uncertain States exhibition back in November  (see here) I learned about another exhibition of photographs of London’s East End, Archive Imagined East End, which was due to take place at Hoxton Hall in November. The exhibition featured photographs by Don McCullin, Ian Farrant, Spencer Rowell, David George, Mick Williamson, Tom Hunter and Stephen […]

Bank Street Arts Exhibition

April 2, 2014

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Things have progressed on the exhibition at Bank Street Arts and it looks like it is going to go ahead from the 9th – 19th July 2014 (and possibly longer until the end of July). We have  a name for the exhibition [(6)] and a website – click on photo below to visit.     We […]

Uncertain States 2013

November 25, 2013

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I have been to a few exhibitions recently and have decided to capture some thoughts on these on the blog. The first port of call was the Uncertain States 2013 exhibition at The Bank on Whitechapel Road in the East End of London. (see here). I visited this exhibition with John Umney and Catherine Banks, […]

45 Seconds… Installation Maquette

April 27, 2013

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In his feedback report on my 45 Seconds… work my tutor Jesse suggested that I try to mock up a maquette of how I might show the work. I have pondered on how to do this and my researches lead me to a simple, free 3d CAD tool offered by Google. The software is called […]