Events

 

ART PUBLISHING FAIR: OFFPRINT LONDON @ TATE MODERN 

19-21 May, 2017

Offprint London returns for its third edition to Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, hosting 140 independent and experimental publishers in contemporary art, photography and graphic design, in collaboration with Tate Modern.

Admission: Free

FESTIVAL: FIX PHOTO FESTIVAL

12 May-21 May, 2017

The second year of the festival, FIX Photo is curated in response to the consequences of the dramatic political shifts of 2016. Exhibiting artists will issue a positive challenge to the social and cultural divisions of the past year through the presentation of work connected by four key themes: Identity, Community, Unity & Harmony and Environment.

Admission: Free

 

FESTIVAL: LONDON PHOTO FESTIVAL @ THE CRYPT

18-20 May 2017

Founded in 2011, the London Photo Festival was set up by Emma Mapp and Kit Shah to give fellow new and emerging photographers an affordable way to display their art. This year’s theme is travel photography.

Admission: Free

 

FAIR: PHOTO LONDON @ SOMERSET HOUSE 

18-21 May 2017

Photo London was created in 2015 to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Hosted each May at Somerset House, it has already established itself as a world-class photography fair and a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community.

Admission: Variable, booking required

 

TALK: SUSAN MEISELAS @ THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY

20 May 2017

Join acclaimed Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas for a talk related to her Multistory project and publication A Room of Their Own.

Admission: £8/£5

 

FAIR: THE LONDON PHOTOGRAPH FAIR: SPECIAL EDITION @ KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, GREAT HALL

20-21 May 2017

On display and for sale will be unique and original vintage works from the entire history of photography from the 1840s through the 20th Century. Vintage modern masters from the 1920s will rub shoulders with rare daguerreotypes and original 1960s film and fashion press prints.

Admission: £5

 

FAIR: PHOTOGRAPHICA 2017

21 May 2017

Photographica is the United Kingdom’s largest photographic collectors fair and is organized by the Photographic Collectors Club of Great Britain. Having grown from small beginnings a typical Photographica will have around 135 tables offering everything from daguerreotypes and images, to brass and mahogany field cameras and Leica, through to old and new photographic books, collectible photographic accessories and supplies and tools for restoration. 

Admission: £5

 

TALK: THE EXIT LECTURES 2: EXPLORING A POST-BREXIT BRITAIN @ AUTOPGRAPH ABP

25 May 2017

Part of a series of events inviting leading scholars, writers and artists to reflect on the question who are we becoming? Join us for lectures, conversation and photography that will look at how ideas of free movement, citizenship, national identity and Empire play out in the context of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union.

Admission: £3

 

TALK: SEEING SCULPTURE: GEMMA LEVINE AND HENRY MOORE  @ V&A

02 June 2017

Photographer Gemma Levine is celebrated for work in British Portraiture and her significant collaboration with sculptor Henry Moore. Having developed her technique under Moore’s mentorship, Levine expanded her practice to incorporate sitters ranging from Princess Diana and Tony Blair to David Hockney and Anthony Caro. Join Gemma Levine and Curator Ann Harezlak as they discuss Levine’s career, artistic mentorship and the special relationship between photography and sculpture.

Admission: £10

 

TALK: EMANUEL ALMBORG @ WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

18 June 2017

Swedish artist Emanuel Almborg discusses his Whitechapel Gallery commission Learning Matter, exploring anti-authoritarian pedagogies, democracy and collaboration. He is joined in conversation by Daskalopoulos Head of Education and Programmes Sofia Victorino.

Admission: £9.50/£7.50