The Northern Light 2018 programme will include two  keynote talks: by John Kippin, and Olaf Otto Becker.  See keynote speakers page for details.

Strands at the conference will address the following themes –

  • Memory and the archive photograph
  • Myth, nostalgia and the northern English landscape
  • The North as place of recreation and spectacle
  • The landscape envisioned through commerce and consumerism
  • Northern landscape photography as experimental practice
  • The liminal and post-industrial landscape
  • The experience of landscape through photography, drawing, writing, walking
  • The politics of presence and absence in northern landscapes

Discussions will explore the landscapes of Scotland, Norway, Finland, Greenland and northern England.

Northern Light 2018 programme