2 September 2011
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
Martin Munkácsi, 'Nude in Straw Hat', 1944. Silver gelatin print, 1994, from original negative. 35.5 x 27.5 cm. Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét. © Estate of Martin Munkácsi, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York Photography is poetry in stopped motion. The power of such arrested moments has been fascinating to many poets from the invention of the camera onwards.
This programme of readings, an album of poems on photography, is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century. Performed by George Szirtes, Timothy West, Prunella Scales and Christian Roe.
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