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The Theatre of Photography

Logo of the event series 'Theatre of Photography'

On performativity, the photographic, the theatric, the apparatus, re-enactment, staging, liveness and the event of an image.

Organised by Dr Wiebke Leister.

Summer 18: Special issue Journal of Photography & Culture: ‘The Theatre of Photography’, co-edited by Joel Anderson and Wiebke Leister with co-authored essays by Manuel Vason/Emmauelle Waeckerle, Simon Jones/Edward Dimsdale, Alice Maude-Roxby, Nicky Coutts/Vanessa Ewan, Jelena Stojkovic/Julian Ross, Joel Anderson/Wiebke Leister.

Friday 2 March 2018, 2.00-6.00, RCSSD: Duologues

Thursday 1 Febuary 2018: Research visit at Theatre Collection, University of Bristol: Joel Anderson, Emma Howgill, Wiebke Leister, Thomas Messel.

Friday 22 September 2017, 2.00-6.00, RCSSD: Round table presentations

18-20 May 2017, Université de Montréal, Canada

Joint conference presentation: Joel Anderson/Wiebke Leister: ‘The Theatre of Photography’, Authentic Artifice: International Society for Intermedial Studies.

Friday 23 June 2017, 2.00-6.00, Zabludowicz Collection, London

Study Day: ‘Slowness, Staging, and Post-Truth’, You are Looking at Something that Never Occurred. Presentations: Francesca Beard, Edward Dimsdale, Harry Jardine, Emily LaBarge, Wiebke Leister, Yve Lomax.

Friday 17 March 2017, 2.00-6.00, PARC, LCC: Dialogical writing

Friday 6 Jan 2017, 2.00-6.00, RCSSD

Friday 16 December 2016: Research visit at Theatre Collection, University of Bristol: Joel Anderson, Jo Elsworth, Simon Jones, Wiebke Leister.

Friday 8 July 2016, 2.00-6.00, PARC, LCC: Round table

Friday 12 Febuary 2016, 2.00-6.00, PARC, LCC:

Round table participants: Wiebke Leister, Joel Anderson, Edward Dimsdale, Catherine Grant, Dionysis Livanis, Phillip Prodger, Alice Maude-Roxby, Jelena Stojkovic, Duncan Wooldridge, Manuel Vason.

Friday 15 May 2015, 2.00-6.00, Swedenborg Society, London

Round table: The Theatre of Photography: staging, re-enactment and modalities of the frame’.

Presentations: Joel Anderson, Nicky Coutts, Edward Dimsdale, Catherine Grant, Claire Hudson, Simon Jones, Wiebke Leister, Alice Maude-Roxby, Phillip Prodger, Jelena Stojkovic, Val Williams, Marta Weiss, Duncan Wooldridge. Collaboration with PARC & ‘Moose on the Loose’ biennale of research.