Cooper, Thomas Joshua (1 of 6). Oral History of British Photography

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    1995-08-21, 1995-08-22

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    Cooper, Thomas Joshua, 1946- (speaker, male)

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    Hopkinson, Amanda (speaker, female)

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    Performer notes : US born landscape photographer currently teaching at Glasgow School of Art. Has exhibited widely in the UK and internationally from the mid-1970s. As a member of the teaching staff at Trent Polytechnic in the early 1970s, he did much to revitalise and reinvigorate British photography, and many students at Trent were highly influenced by the American formalism which he employed. Exhibitions include Remnants and Prenotations (1975). Also contributed to the highly inluential Hayward gallery exhibition Three Perspectives on Photography (1979). Work widely published in monographs and exhibition catalogues.

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