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A Panel Discussion: Architectural Photography and the Historic Record

April 06, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PMSto Werkstatt
Matt Emmet Finsbury Park reservior Arcaid Images architectural photography award winner 2016

Limited Capacity, booking essential:
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This panel of expert photographers, archivists and architects discuss the role of architectural photography as historical record. The panel presented the ways imagery of threatened buildings can function to safeguard their longevity and inform the design processes of restoration projects.


Speakers:
Valeria Carullo, Curator of the Robert Elwall Photographs Collection in the Royal Institute of British Architects
Jon Wright, Heritage Consultant for Purcell
Ben Blossom, Architectural Photographer


Chair:
Lynne Bryant (Co-Director of ARCAID Images)


The evening begun with a photographic essay of forgotten heritage sites, composed by the Arcaid Images Photographer of the Year 2016, Matt Emmett, whose winning image of a covered reservoir in Finsbury Park (1868) offers the unique opportunity to experience a rarely accessible space in London.



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Matt Emmet winning image of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award 2016 from Finsbury Park reservoir
Image Credit: Solarium @ Matt Emmett
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