Susan Derges and Martin Barnes in conversation
London WC2R 1LA
Photographic artist Susan Derges joins Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Susan Derges, (English, born 1955) is a photographic artist, specialising in camera-less photographic processes, most often working with natural landscapes. She has exhibited extensively in Europe, America and Japan and her works are in several important museum collections.
Martin Barnes is Senior Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) London which he joined in 1995. Previously, he worked for the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and studied at the University of Leicester and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Since 1997 he has worked on the Photography Gallery at the V&A, which draws exhibitions from the Museum’s national collection of the art of photography. He has also curated numerous touring exhibitions.