freier Kurator (UK)
Paul Wombell is an independent curator and writer on photography living in London. He has been the Director of Impressions Gallery (1986–94) and Director of The Photographers’ Gallery 1994–2005). From 2007 he has curated exhibitions for the annual photographic festival PHotoEspaña in Madrid and for FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma. Most recently, he curated the one-person exhibition Calves and Thighs: Juergen Teller (2010) in Madrid and the group exhibition Field (2012) in Roma. He as edited nine books on photography, the most recent being The 70s: Photography and Everyday Life( 2009) co-edited with Sergio Mah and End Times: Jill Greenberg (2012). He was the Guest Curator of the 2013 Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal under the theme Drone: The Automated Image. Since 2011 he has been the artistic director of the photographic mission on the French landscape, France(s) Territoire Liquide.
I would be interested in seeing work that deals in someway with the mechanics of the camera and the automation of image production. Also work that response to the age of anthropocence.