The Social: Framing Other People

The Photographers’ Gallery
Thursday 22 March: 18.30
Admission: Free – Booking essential

Join artist Anthony Luvera and activist Edward Whelan for our regular bar night for photographers and artists offering tips on a theme. Tonight our speakers address the subject of how photographic portraits can be produced with sensitivity, dialogue and genuine collaboration.

The Great Nadar: Portraits and Perilous Adventures

National Portrait Gallery: Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Thursday 05 April: 13.15
Admission: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Writer Adam Begley introduces the tumultuous life and astounding work of Félix Tournachon, better known as Nadar (1820–1910). The first great portrait photographer and a celebrated caricaturist, Nadar was also a pioneering balloonist, the first person to take an aerial photograph, and the prime mover behind the first airmail service. An artist-entrepreneur in the style of Andy Warhol, he knew everyone worth knowing and photographed them all.

In Conversation: David Hurn and Sir Christopher Frayling

National Portrait Gallery: Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Thursday 05 April: 19.00
Admission: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Magnum photographer David Hurn discusses his new collections The 1960s: Photographed by David Hurn and David Hurn: Arizona Trips with award-winning broadcaster, writer, educationalist and cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling.