Talk: Photography and the Middle East: Documentation, Orientalism and Espionage
Organised by the Barakat Trust and Asia House Arts & Learning
18th April 2019, 18:45 – 20:30 Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP
Richard Wilding, co-curator of the exhibition ‘Departures’, is a photographer and film-maker specialising in the documentation of heritage and cultural identity in the Middle East. In this illustrated talk he contrasts the objectives and legacy of historical photographers with his own contemporary work in the region.