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FOCUS Photography Festival
Malcolm Dickson is a writer, curator and organiser. He is the Director of Street Level Photoworks, which ‘provides inspiring encounters in photography for all; a place that is embedded locally and connected internationally; a creative setting to make, engage with, and buy photography’. He curates and co-ordinates a programme which embraces diverse genres of photography. This is extended through a network of local and regional venues, and with national and international partners. Street Level are a lead partner in the Season of Photography in Scotland, which links photography based events across the country.
Recent curated exhibitions include new Scottish work in ‘Ambit: Photographies from Scotland’, a collaboration with Stills, Edinburgh; Scottish work for Uncertain States Annual as part of Photomonth East London Festival; ‘A Window on Glasgow’, for Marseille and Rostov-on-Don (twin cities with Glasgow); exhibitions by Yohanne Lamoulere and Franck Pourcel; ‘Tabula Rasa’ for Kaunas Photography Gallery; ‘Surface Tension: New Process Based Photography’, and ‘Maud Sulter – Passion’ (co-curated), seen at Street Level and Impressions Bradford. He is currently curating an exhibition of the work John Hoppy Hopkins for Diffusion – Cardiff’s International Festival of Photography whose theme in 2017 is ‘Revolution’.
This curated selection includes work by a number of art photographers linked to Street Level’s current and forthcoming programme.