A still photograph of a musical moment can capture and define it — making it iconic in a way that no other medium can achieve. And according to critic Sean O’Hagan, many of the most recent collaborations between photographers and musicians have renewed the genre of music photography. Against this dynamic background, BPF present this day of talks exploring the evolving art of music photography from the 1970s to today’s newest independent labels.
-Jenn Five, music photographer, with a portfolio including Prince, Foo Fighters & Lady Gaga and publications such as NME, Rolling Stones & Kerrang!
, Belfast based independent record label, dedicated to electronic music
, 'The Disciples' exhibition runs at City Hall and explores fandom invoked by popular music stars.
-Brian Griffin has shot iconic Post Punk, New Wave and New Romantic album covers, artists such as the Clash and Iggy Pop.
Griffin's exhibition, POP will launch after the symposium in the Crescent Gallery.