Discussion: Paraphotography – Thurs 8th Oct, 2015

In October we’re working with Curtis James to curate a series of events that explore the link between photography and film and the paranormal. Join us as Miniclick contacts The Spirit Side…

Our first event will be a fascinating panel discussion looking into the history of photographing the paranormal (‘paraphotography’), these image’s effects on us and why we are so keen to believe them. We’ve three of the best placed people in the world to discuss this in Brad Feuerhelm, Prof. Richard Wiseman and Prof. Chris French.

For all the other Spirit Side events we’re organising through October, click here.

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Thursday 8th October. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm. 

Free Entry. Otherplace at The Basement 

24 Kensington Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4AJ

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Brad Feuerhelm

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Brad Feuerhelm (b. 1977) is a photography collector, curator, dealer, and writer on photography. He is also a photographer. He has published several books on his collection and has exhibited his collection of photography widely. In 2012, he published his first book with Self Publish Be Happy (Coll. MOMA, NY) and in 2013 he published his second book “TV Casualty” on the Kennedy Assassination and popular screen culture with Archive of Modern Conflict. He has contributed his writings and collection to Granta, British Journal of Photography, Photography & Culture, Art Review, Dazed & Confused, and American Suburb X.

He has also promoted shows such as “On the Ephemeral In Photography” (Hotshoe, 2011, “Haunting the Chapel: Photography and Dissolution” (Daniel Blau Ltd., 2012),“On Paraphotography: Uncertainty, the Uncanny, & The Occult” (Harlan Levey Projects, 2013), And Unnatural Selection: Nice Women Artists Respond to the Collection of Brad Feuerhelm for Unseen Photography Fair September, 2013.

In 2013, He has begun a partnership with MAPP publishing to promote selections from his collection in e-book format. The first publication in December 2013, “The Genealogy of Mortals” looks at his collection of photography and murder.

In September 2014, His collaboration with Anouk Kruithof “The Bungalow” was released. In November, 2014 He released “Let us Now Praise Infamous Men” with Paralaxe Editions. In Spring 2015 his collaboration with Marcin Dudek  “DIYAUSTRIA” will be published. In Autumn 2015 His book “The Family of Men” will be released with Infinity Land Press early 2016.

He is also a Director and Managing Editor and for American Suburb X.

http://www.americansuburbx.com

Prof. Richard Wiseman

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(Photo credit: Brian Fischbacher)

Richard Wiseman currently holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology (University of Hertfordshire), and researches the psychology of deception and the paranormal.

He has written several bestselling books (including The Luck FactorQuirkology, and 59 Seconds) and has delivered keynote addresses to organisations across the world (including The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon).

He was listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live, his YouTube channel has received over 350 million views, and one Scientific American columnist described him as  ‘….the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’.

http://www.richardwiseman.wordpress.com

Prof. Chris French

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Professor Chris French is the Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Scientific and Professional Advisory Board of the British False Memory Society. He has published over 120 articles and chapters covering a wide range of topics. He frequently appears on radio and television casting a sceptical eye over paranormal claims, as well as writing for theGuardian and The Skeptic magazine. His most recent book, co-authored with Anna Stone, is Anomalistic Psychology: Exploring Paranormal Belief and Experience.

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_French

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Thursday 8th October. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm. 

Free Entry. Otherplace at The Basement 

24 Kensington Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4AJ

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