Capturing the Uncanny in Contemporary Photography


Capturing the Uncanny in Contemporary Photography

with David Claerbout, Sonja Braas, Elger Esser in discussion with Ziba Ardalan, Rupert Griffiths and Caterina Albano

Wednesday 13 April, 7pm
£8/6 conc.

A medium connected to modernity, photography has the amazing power to capture the reality, while simultaneously staging the unreal, the magical and the frightening. With the advances of technology, the creative power of photography has taken unprecedented dimensions, resulting often in a sense of the uncanny.

This panel discussion will explore various ways that the uncanny can be generated or exists in contemporary photography

Image credit: © Elger Esser 2016 Courtesy the artist