SPIN, in collaboration with The Martin Parr Foundation, is pleased to announce a new photography commission.
What does secrecy mean to you? Who keeps secrets, how and why? Who is trusted with secrets? Who isn’t? What is ignorance? Who is ignorant, of what, why and how? How might secrecy and ignorance be interconnected? What is the relationship between space/place and secrecy/ignorance? Or between the visual and secrecy/ignorance? Or, are you inspired by the ideas of secrecy/ignorance in relation to mazes and labyrinths, to underground spaces or tunnels, to the margins of society (think stealth camping), or to hunting (think new forms of hide and seek) and/or police and security powers.
Using these questions and themes as a provocation, we want to hear your thoughts around creating a series of photographic images, photographic-based collage, or screen-print to explore them.
In addition, this commission will offer the chance to:
The work produced through the commission will be showcased in the New Year via the MPF Instagram, on the SPIN website/socials, through the publication of a limited run of postcards through the MPF, and as part of the SPIN-SWDTP series of secrecy/ignorance-related events.