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Exhibiting Photography by Shirley Read

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CHAPTER 5

Preparing to Install the Exhibition

I think you get to see more when the pictures are bigger. I always want you to feel like you’re in the room with that person. It should look like real life.

Tina Barney, photographer

The whole thing about accessibility can be hugely patronizing. There’s a fine line between making an exhibition accessible and patronizing the audience and people fail to recognize it.

John Gill, director, Brighton Photo Biennal

I think it’s important that people understand and look at photography in a more abstract way. It’s about being able to imagine looking behind the image as if it were three-dimensional.

Rineke Dijkstra, photographer

I want to make your brain work just enough so that you understand and just ...

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