POLICING THE PUBLIC GAZE: THE ASSAULT ON CITIZEN PHOTOGRAPHY
A discussion about the growing restriction of citizen photography – by community safety wardens, private security guards and self-appointed ‘jobsworths’.
The debate will take place in the run-up to the UK general election, at Belfast Exposed photography gallery. It is part of the event series, Exchange Mechanism, curated by Raimi Gbadamosi, which transforms the gallery into free public space.
Date: Tuesday 23 March
Place: Belfast Exposed
Speakers include :
Pauline Hadaway – director, Belfast Exposed; author, ‘Policing the Public Gaze’
Jeff Moore – chairman, British Press Photographers’ Association; representative, ‘I’m a photographer, not a terrorist’
Grant Smith – architectural and corporate photographer; representative, ‘I’m a photographer, not a terrorist’
Josie Appleton – convenor, Manifesto Club