Category: Articles

Takashi Arai | With an essay by Mariko Takeuchi

Introduction Japanese daguerrotypist Takashi Arai’s first solo exhibition in the UK, Daily D-Type, was held at Stills Centre of Photography in Edinburgh from June to August 2015 during the inaugural ACTINIC Festival,...

Sarah Amy Fishlock | Five Lands

My mother’s family came to Scotland in the first decades of the 20th century from the hill towns around La Spezia in north west Italy. Growing up between Scotland and Italy, my...

Mat Hay | The Long Glen

Mat Hay, a finalist in the Jill Todd Photographic Award, tells SSHoP about ‘The Long Glen’ and shares new work on the series. The Long Glen is an exploration of Scotland’s Central Highlands. It seeks...

S. Gayle Stevens | Disappearance

In 1962 Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published, the title referring to the silence of the birds due to DDT; this groundbreaking book led to the creation of the EPA. In 2015...

Lucie Rachel | ‘Mother Father’

Lucie Rachel tells us about her photobook ‘Mother Father’ (2015) The creation of this book was almost unintentional; a natural bi- product of my art practice. I began working with my parents in...