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Paul Halliday - Urban Encounters

Paul Halliday (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Paul Halliday is a photographer, filmmaker and sociologist based at Goldsmiths, University of London. He studied social anthropology and art history at Goldsmiths and Oxford University. He originally trained in photojournalism and fine art film at the London College of Communication, and Central Saint Martins Art College. His professional experience includes having directed a Channel Four TV documentary, freelance photographic projects for The Guardian and Independent Magazine, along with various media and arts consultancies. He is also a former media advisor for the British Refugee Council. He completed a twenty-year photographic project in 2006, about London’s street cultures, on which he gave a talk at Tate Modern, and is currently completing a photographic project about global cities. Paul is the course leader of the MA in Photography and Urban Cultures, a Director of Photofusion, and co-founder of the Urban Encounters conference.

Further details about Paul Halliday's London work are at www.paulhalliday.org


Urban Encounters: Photography and The Practice of Walking

Photography and The Practice of Walking
An Urban Encounters event
3rd June 2010, 2pm-5pm
Ben Pimlott Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross Gate, London SE14 6NW

Walking through the city allows a particularly unique type of engagement with the urban space and permits one to experience the city at its most personal level. Traversing the city is crucial to creating its space. This event will explore how photographers combine their photographic practice with the engagement of moving thro

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