Photography Down The Line with Matthew Arthur Williams (recorded: 12 May 2021)
Ben Harman, Director of Stills: Centre for Photography in Edinburgh, speaks to Matthew Arthur Williams.
Matthew Arthur Williams (b. 1989 London) is a visual & sound artist, freelance photographer and DJ. Living and working in Glasgow. Matthew's work, which takes a multi-disciplinary approach, sits to continuously encourage a different narrative and is primarily interested in the documentation of black existence and resistance, specifically here in the UK. As a DJ they have coordinated multiple nightspaces in the Glasgow nightscene and is a regular host on Glasgow-based radio station, Clydebuilt Radio.
Matthew's recommendations included:
'In Focus: Wendy Ewald & Noni Stacey Book Launches' from Street Level Photoworks' online event series (see www.streetlevelphotoworks.org)
'Beloved' by Toni Morrison (first published in 1987)
'London' (1994) by Patrick Keiller. Available online via the BFI player