by Robin Richmond, Conference director
Bruce Gilden © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos
Bruce Gilden, the celebrated Magnum photographer has joined the speaker list for POINT London. Bruce’s work explores the way people live and is an uncompromising window on culture and society.
Bruce is renowned for his street photography, and signature use of flash and an intimacy created by the relationship between the camera and his subjects. “I’m known for taking pictures very close, and the older I get, the closer I get.”
Japan, Tokyo, Kaeda. Business man at lunchtime outside JR station,1996. © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos
Sherry, Hialeah, Florida. © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos
His work is characterised by a desire to record the nature of the city, its subcultures and the awkward idiosyncrasies that can found day-to-day on the street. A fuller biography is published on the Speakers page.