Alasdair Foster

Website - CulturalDevelopmentConsulting.com

Alasdair Foster is a consultant specialising in international cultural projects and a researcher in the theory of arts policy formation. He is currently a doctoral researcher in the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching, Monash University, Melbourne and an associate member of the Centre for Visual Anthropology in the Australian National University, Canberra. Alasdair was the founding director of Fotofeis, the award-winning international biennale of photo-based art in Scotland (1991–1997) and, more recently, director of the Australian Centre for Photography (1998–2011). He began his career in the documentary film industry working for Films of Scotland, a company initiated by the legendary John Grierson, before establishing a successful photographic business (1980-1990). He has held many previous positions including President of the Contemporary Art Organisations of Australia, editor of Photofile magazine and Chair of the Conference for European Photographers.

HIJACKED, Vol. 2 — Germany + Australia
Galleries
HIJACKED, Vol. 2 — Germany + Australia A collaboration with Kehrer Verlag and Big City Press

Share This Profile

Submissions

Flak Photo is an online photography channel that presents the work of artists, curators, bookmakers and photo organizations to a global audience of people who are passionate about visual culture. Interested in contributing? Click here to learn more »

SPONSOR FLAK PHOTO

Are you promoting a photography project? Share it with Flak Photo's global audience by placing a graphic advertisement in this space. For details about banner ads, media partnerships or other inquiries, contact editor Andy Adams »

Making Pictures of People - Recent Perspectives on Photographic Portraiture

HIGHLIGHTS

FlakPhoto Books of the Year 2014
Features
FlakPhoto Books of the Year 2014 35 recommended books of (and about) photography
Making Pictures of People — Recent Perspectives on Photographic Portraiture
News
Making Pictures of People — Recent Perspectives on Photographic Portraiture A collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Looking at the Land — 21st Century American Views
News
Looking at the Land — 21st Century American Views A collaboration with Swink and Trapp Interactive
Exploring “The Pleasures of Good Photographs”
News
Exploring “The Pleasures of Good Photographs” A Flak Photo Discussion with Tom Griggs