A Thirsty Dog in a Puddle: Photography in Wales

From Planet 236

by Paul Cabuts

As a follow up to his Planet article ‘Three Boys and a Pigeon’ from 2009, Paul Cabuts assesses the photography scene across Wales, recommending forthcoming exhibitions and grassroots initiatives while offering deeper reflections on the importance of visual literacy in the age of the selfie.

During the last decade photography in Wales appears to have gone from strength to strength – one of our institutions, National Museum Wales, has a new dedicated gallery for photography, and its first ever Senior Curator of photography; another, the National Library of Wales, has continued to purchase and exhibit contemporary Welsh photography; and Ffotogallery, the national photography agency for Wales, has produced a range of initiatives for international engagement and exchange.

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