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Roland Barthes centenary discussions
Winners of the 2019 CCP Membership Drive lottery CCP welcomes Michael McCormack New Director Appointed at the Centre for Contemporary Photography Photography is old, is new and is the future CCP Board acknowledges legacy of Director Artist and Curator Talks Behind the scenes of Entre Nous: Claude Cahun and Clare Rae 30 June Is Approaching – Donate Now! Symposium: The Transit Lounge Leica People's Choice Award New Photographic Folio Critique Program Sign Of The Times Ccp Youth Education—Senior Secondary & Tertiary Manit Sriwanichpoom: The Lambs Of God Call for proposals Teachers Professional Development Program 2008 Kodak Salon People’S Choice Award 2008 Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award Closing Soon Meet The Artist - Bindi Cole Up Against The Wall: Thinking Jeff Wall Intensive Photographic Workshops Macquarie Group Foundation Education Programs Careers in Photography Seminar Scanned and Drawn Lanier Zine Project - Ccp Term 3 Holiday Program 2008 Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award Winner Photographic Folio Critique Program Anne Zahalka’s The Bathers (1989) A Grand Success End of Year Gallery Education Program Free Artist Talk: Saturday 11 October, 1.30PM Ccp Film Appreciation Night: Black, White + Gray Ccp 2008 Free Lecture Series Special Event: You Don’T Have To Call It Music Disquiet Book Launch and Photographic Exhibition 2009 Kodak Salon - Entries close 6 March 2009 Photography Courses with Les Walkling No-BUDGET Staged Photography Workshop Ccp Lecture - Editioning: Photography and Video Ccp School Holiday Program Ccp Professional Development Program National call for entries: Closing 5 June 2009 National Call For Entries: Closing 29 May 2009 Ccp Lectures Now Available As Podcasts Flash Issue 1 2009 Now Online Ccp Members' Evening Want Feedback On Your Photography Folio? Ccp Closed This Sunday 24 May 2009 Flash Issue 3 2009 Now Online Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award 2009 Ccp/RMIT University Lecture Series National Indigenous Photographers' Forum 2009 Ccp Limited Edition Print 2009 Simryn Gill: Inland — Free Public Programs 2010 Kodak Salon - Entries Now Closed An Introduction to Portrait Lighting Workshop Ccp 2010 Annual Report Ccp/MONASH University Lecture 2010 Ccp Lecture Series Event Horizon Lecture Fieldtrip to Inner City Contemporary Art Spaces Ccp at the Melbourne Art Fair Ccp Limited Edition Print 2010 Fundraiser Duelle Video Void Ccp at the Melbourne Art Fair 2010 Public Program: Hidden and in plain view Ccp Summer School For Kids Is Photography Global? Book Launch At Ccp 2012 Courses with Les Walkling Face a l'histoire Members' Evening George Eastman House: Past, Present, Future Kodak Careers In Photography The Art of Self-promotion on the Web Upcoming Exhibitions Ccp 25TH Anniversary Limited Edition Print Happy 25th Birthday Ccp! Change Of Date: Patricia Piccinini Artist Talk Public Program Photography as Crime Nelson Alexander Foundation Day Serious Invasion of Privacy Job Opportunity Celebrating Emeritus Chair William Lasica Taking Photographs 'in Public' Nikon Ccp Members' Evening with Bruce Postle Video Diaries New Bindi Cole Work Launched Ccp Limited Edition Print 2012 Focus On Ccp Shop Fitzroy Art Spaces Tour and online resource Ccp Declares at the Fair Free Online Resources For Vce Studio Arts Exams Ccp 2012 Lecture Series Fast Professional Development Day For Teachers Be a part of the 2012 Kodak Salon exhibition Unpicking the Constructed Photograph Crewdson Nights Mobile Minds - A Rotary Youth Arts Project Public Program: What makes a great photograph? Robert Rooney Movie Night Ccp Video 2010 Kodak Salon 2010 Kodak Salon Winners Robert Rooney: A Night of Talks Around Photography: An Artists' Forum Q&A Evening with Dr Les Walkling Ccp Annual Report 2012 Instagram Competition We are seeking donations for our Annual Appeal Upcoming Exhibition Ccp's $1 Archive Sale Education Resource Brett Rogers Lecture Call For Entries 2010 Crumpler People'S Choice Award Less is more - A Rotary Youth Arts Project Wendy Ewald In Conversation With Louise Neri Ccp Salon New Masterclasses at Ccp Belong to something contemporary Desire caught by The Donkey's Tail The Sievers Project The Sievers Project: Satellite at the Fair Talking Sievers Ccp Documentary Photography Award 2014 Ccp Fundraiser How to craft a fine art black & white print Pascal Beausse Lecture Vivian Maier Through Children'S Soundtracks Kodak Salon People's Choice Award, online SwiM Cinema Film Screenings Shop late for photography books and artworks Masterclass with Stephen Dupont and Marshall Weber Salon Series Workshops Photobook Melbourne events Exhibit at Ccp in 2016 Stein Ronning Artist Talk Portfolio Reviews Hand-colouring photographs with Micky Allan Workshop: Photograph your 2D & 3D Practice Lecture: Curating Conflict Panel Discussions Announcing Ccp's Emerging Curators World Photobook Day Entries Now Open! Roland Barthes centenary discussions Masterclass: A Day in Light with Paul Barbera Ccp Salon Public Programs Masterclass: John Gollings on Architectural Photog Lecture | Jonathan Shaw: A creative call for Photo Steve Carr: On A Manual for Small Archives Spots by Charlie Sofo Exhibit at Ccp in 2017 Save The Date: Ccp's 30th Anniversary Fundraiser Coming Soon | Tin & Ed Limited Edition Tote Ba Walker Evans: Reading the Magazine Work Upcoming Masterclasses: Portraiture and Street Pho 2016 CCP Portfolio Reviews Les Walkling Photography Courses 2017 CCP at the Melbourne Art Book Fair 2017 Anne Noble, Reverie A stone's throw tour Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place Ccp Summer Closing Dates Closed For Installation Ccp Closed For Easter Echo Chamber: Emerging research on photography Weeknight photography course Free Artist Floor Talks Employment opportunity 2013 Weekend Photography Courses Ccp/City of Yarra Billboard Why do you take pictures?

Co-presented with Gertrude Contemporary

Roland Barthes

In 1980, Roland Barthes died and one of his most championed books, Camera Lucida, was published. At the time, the New York Times wrote that Camera Lucida was "more intimate than theoretical. Barthes bites into photography like Proust into a madeleine and what results is an intricate, quirky and ultimately frustrating meditation linking photography to death."

Barthes' reach went further, of course, than photography, and as a literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician his influence has been felt by generations.

This year, 100 years since Barthes' birth, CCP invites you to join together for two evenings in recognition of his legacy.

Image: Jerry Bauer

gertrude contemporary

Roland Barthes Reading Group with Giles Feilkes

Dust off your copy of Camera Lucida and come to CCP for an evening of led discussion around this familiar and enduring text.

Giles Fielke is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, working on a counter-modern history for the organisation of images, demonstrated by separate artwork-projects of the filmmakers Hollis Frampton and Harun Farocki. He has written for Discipline, Meanjin, Higher Arc and is also a founding member of the Artist Film Workshop, located in Swanston St, Melbourne.

Wednesday 28 October, 6pm
Bring your copy of Camera Lucida, we'll provide the chairs, Giles will provide the prompts
Gold coin donation upon entry
Bookings required
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Panel discussion; The Judgement of Paris: Melbourne's love affair with French theory, on the occasion of Roland Barthes 100th birthday

Three engaged thinkers, Kevin Murray, Ann Debono and Bryan Cooke, have agreed to share their thoughts on three different aspects of French theory, with an overarching nod to Roland Barthes.

Kevin Murray will link back to the 1980s, specifically the Judgement of Paris series at Gertrude contemporary and the local relevance of French Theory for Melbourne artists and commentators.

Ann Debono will address the way that Barthes, Derrida and Baudrillard all suggest a suspicion of images as ideological programming devices, and Bryan Cooke will look from Barthes to Ranciere.

Wednesday 11 November, 6pm
Gold coin donation upon entry
Members, FREE
Bookings required
Book here>

Winners of the 2019 CCP Membership Drive lottery CCP welcomes Michael McCormack New Director Appointed at the Centre for Contemporary Photography Photography is old, is new and is the future CCP Board acknowledges legacy of Director Artist and Curator Talks Behind the scenes of Entre Nous: Claude Cahun and Clare Rae 30 June Is Approaching – Donate Now! Symposium: The Transit Lounge Leica People's Choice Award New Photographic Folio Critique Program Sign Of The Times Ccp Youth Education—Senior Secondary & Tertiary Manit Sriwanichpoom: The Lambs Of God Call for proposals Teachers Professional Development Program 2008 Kodak Salon People’S Choice Award 2008 Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award Closing Soon Meet The Artist - Bindi Cole Up Against The Wall: Thinking Jeff Wall Intensive Photographic Workshops Macquarie Group Foundation Education Programs Careers in Photography Seminar Scanned and Drawn Lanier Zine Project - Ccp Term 3 Holiday Program 2008 Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award Winner Photographic Folio Critique Program Anne Zahalka’s The Bathers (1989) A Grand Success End of Year Gallery Education Program Free Artist Talk: Saturday 11 October, 1.30PM Ccp Film Appreciation Night: Black, White + Gray Ccp 2008 Free Lecture Series Special Event: You Don’T Have To Call It Music Disquiet Book Launch and Photographic Exhibition 2009 Kodak Salon - Entries close 6 March 2009 Photography Courses with Les Walkling No-BUDGET Staged Photography Workshop Ccp Lecture - Editioning: Photography and Video Ccp School Holiday Program Ccp Professional Development Program National call for entries: Closing 5 June 2009 National Call For Entries: Closing 29 May 2009 Ccp Lectures Now Available As Podcasts Flash Issue 1 2009 Now Online Ccp Members' Evening Want Feedback On Your Photography Folio? Ccp Closed This Sunday 24 May 2009 Flash Issue 3 2009 Now Online Ccp/COLOUR Factory Award 2009 Ccp/RMIT University Lecture Series National Indigenous Photographers' Forum 2009 Ccp Limited Edition Print 2009 Simryn Gill: Inland — Free Public Programs 2010 Kodak Salon - Entries Now Closed An Introduction to Portrait Lighting Workshop Ccp 2010 Annual Report Ccp/MONASH University Lecture 2010 Ccp Lecture Series Event Horizon Lecture Fieldtrip to Inner City Contemporary Art Spaces Ccp at the Melbourne Art Fair Ccp Limited Edition Print 2010 Fundraiser Duelle Video Void Ccp at the Melbourne Art Fair 2010 Public Program: Hidden and in plain view Ccp Summer School For Kids Is Photography Global? Book Launch At Ccp 2012 Courses with Les Walkling Face a l'histoire Members' Evening George Eastman House: Past, Present, Future Kodak Careers In Photography The Art of Self-promotion on the Web Upcoming Exhibitions Ccp 25TH Anniversary Limited Edition Print Happy 25th Birthday Ccp! Change Of Date: Patricia Piccinini Artist Talk Public Program Photography as Crime Nelson Alexander Foundation Day Serious Invasion of Privacy Job Opportunity Celebrating Emeritus Chair William Lasica Taking Photographs 'in Public' Nikon Ccp Members' Evening with Bruce Postle Video Diaries New Bindi Cole Work Launched Ccp Limited Edition Print 2012 Focus On Ccp Shop Fitzroy Art Spaces Tour and online resource Ccp Declares at the Fair Free Online Resources For Vce Studio Arts Exams Ccp 2012 Lecture Series Fast Professional Development Day For Teachers Be a part of the 2012 Kodak Salon exhibition Unpicking the Constructed Photograph Crewdson Nights Mobile Minds - A Rotary Youth Arts Project Public Program: What makes a great photograph? Robert Rooney Movie Night Ccp Video 2010 Kodak Salon 2010 Kodak Salon Winners Robert Rooney: A Night of Talks Around Photography: An Artists' Forum Q&A Evening with Dr Les Walkling Ccp Annual Report 2012 Instagram Competition We are seeking donations for our Annual Appeal Upcoming Exhibition Ccp's $1 Archive Sale Education Resource Brett Rogers Lecture Call For Entries 2010 Crumpler People'S Choice Award Less is more - A Rotary Youth Arts Project Wendy Ewald In Conversation With Louise Neri Ccp Salon New Masterclasses at Ccp Belong to something contemporary Desire caught by The Donkey's Tail The Sievers Project The Sievers Project: Satellite at the Fair Talking Sievers Ccp Documentary Photography Award 2014 Ccp Fundraiser How to craft a fine art black & white print Pascal Beausse Lecture Vivian Maier Through Children'S Soundtracks Kodak Salon People's Choice Award, online SwiM Cinema Film Screenings Shop late for photography books and artworks Masterclass with Stephen Dupont and Marshall Weber Salon Series Workshops Photobook Melbourne events Exhibit at Ccp in 2016 Stein Ronning Artist Talk Portfolio Reviews Hand-colouring photographs with Micky Allan Workshop: Photograph your 2D & 3D Practice Lecture: Curating Conflict Panel Discussions Announcing Ccp's Emerging Curators World Photobook Day Entries Now Open! Roland Barthes centenary discussions Masterclass: A Day in Light with Paul Barbera Ccp Salon Public Programs Masterclass: John Gollings on Architectural Photog Lecture | Jonathan Shaw: A creative call for Photo Steve Carr: On A Manual for Small Archives Spots by Charlie Sofo Exhibit at Ccp in 2017 Save The Date: Ccp's 30th Anniversary Fundraiser Coming Soon | Tin & Ed Limited Edition Tote Ba Walker Evans: Reading the Magazine Work Upcoming Masterclasses: Portraiture and Street Pho 2016 CCP Portfolio Reviews Les Walkling Photography Courses 2017 CCP at the Melbourne Art Book Fair 2017 Anne Noble, Reverie A stone's throw tour Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place Ccp Summer Closing Dates Closed For Installation Ccp Closed For Easter Echo Chamber: Emerging research on photography Weeknight photography course Free Artist Floor Talks Employment opportunity 2013 Weekend Photography Courses Ccp/City of Yarra Billboard Why do you take pictures?


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