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3rd May, 2013

Moose on the Loose: Biennale of research

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3rd May, 2013
End Date:
17th May, 2013
London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle

Moose on the Loose, the first Biennale of Research, organised by UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC) will explore and celebrate photography research in and around the University of the Arts London. It will include exhibitions, films, study days, conversations, research meetings, preview parties and launches.

Listed below are all events held at London College of Communication only. The Moose is Loose in venues across central London. For a complete list of events and more information please visit

Exhibition // 3 – 17 May, Well Gallery 
A Model War | Alexander Cooper and Graham Goldwater.

A reflection on the materiality of conflict and the presence of memory, this provoking and magical show explores the often disregarded ephemera and by-products of conflict.

Open // Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm | Saturdays 10am – 4pm | Access via LCC reception

A Model War, Private View // 2 May 6-9pm, Well Gallery

In Conversation // 2 May, 5-6pm, Well Gallery
Alexander Cooper and Graham Goldwater discuss their exhibition, A Model War with Professor George Hardie. 

Exhibition // 3 – 17 May,  Upper Street Gallery 
Closer: Photographs by Stuart Griffiths
First shown at the 2010 Brighton Photo Fringe, and winner of the Open, this exhibition explores Griffith’s series on army veterans.

Open // Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm | Saturdays 10am – 4pm | Access via LCC reception

Closer, Private View // 2 May, 6-9pm, Upper Street Gallery

In Conversation // 7 May, 12.30 – 2pm, Podium Lecture Theatre
Looking Back: a Journey into the Archive, Patrick Sutherland in conversation with Peter Osborne
The first in a series of informal meetings in which photographers review their archives and trace their research journeys. Patrick Sutherland will explore his work from the late 1970s onwards.

Forum // 9 May, venue tbc
UAL Gender and Sexuality Research Forum
Organised by Dr Sara Davidmann for the UAL Gender and Sexuality Research Hub at London College of Communication. Open to UAL staff and students by invitation only. If you are interested in the hub’s activities, contact Sara Davidmann:

Exhibition// 13 – 17 May,  Nursery Gallery
Never Seeing Nothing: MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Online
Graduates of the innovative and unique MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Online gather together to show their work, which explores and comments on contemporary society.

Open // Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm | Saturdays 10am – 4pm | Access via LCC reception

Private View // 15 May 6 – 9pm

Study Day // 14 May, 2 – 4pm, Room M404, LCC
The Alphabet of Spiritual and Bodily Pain. Organised by Paul Tebbs and Ed Dimsdale in response to the A Model War exhibition.
Using Zdeneˇk Tmej’s, An Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness as a starting point, this study afternoon will include two papers, one of which will be delivered performatively, that consider the photographic representation of bodily and spiritual suffering in the context of conflict. contact Paul Tebbs:

Film screening // 15 May, 2.30 – 3.45pm, Podium Lecture Theatre
Isolation (2009). Directed by Luke Seomore and Joseph Bull
A quarter of British ex-soldiers sleep rough when they return home. Isolation traces Stuart Griffiths’ extraordinary life. After five years of service as a paratrooper, Stuart left the army and became homeless, disillusioned and penniless. He eventually rebuilt his life and is now a renowned social photographer.

In Conversation // 15 May, 4.00 – 5.00pm, Podium Lecture Theatre
Stuart Griffiths in conversation with Paul Lowe
The first in Paul Lowe’s ‘In Conversations’ to be presented by PARC during 2013. Lowe and Griffiths discuss photography, conflict and the confluence of photography and writing.

Preview Party // 15 May, 6 – 7.30pm, University Archives and Special Collections Centre (enter through Well Gallery)
NAM – exploring a new resource
Moose invites you to come and explore the NAM project. NAM draws on the archive collections of Phillip Jones-Griffiths, Stanley Kubrick and Philip Knightley, to create an online resource examining the legacy of the Vietnam War. For more information contact

Launch // 15 May, 6-9pm, Well Gallery
PIEL de FOTO Spanish photography magazine London
PIEL de FOTO is a collective of photographers and a free documentary photography quarterly based in Barcelona. The magazine provides a platform to disseminate reportage made by emerging talents in photojournalism. For more information contact

Forum // 17 May, 11.00am – 5.00pm
UAL Photography and the Contemporary Imaginary Research Forum
This one-day Photography Research Forum aims to explore the critical debates connected with Photography and the Imaginary, in order to bring together practitioners and theorists from across the University. Open to UAL staff and students by invitation. If you are interested in participating contact Paul Tebbs: or Wiebke Leister:

Moose is a Photography and the Archive Research Centre initiative which aims to explore and celebrate photography research in its many forms. Moose is happy to announce all of Biennale of Research events are free.

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Chief Moose Makers // Moose was directed by Val Williams, creatively produced by Wendy Short and organised by Monica Takvam and Brigitte Lardinois

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