Brighton Photo Fringe Newswire - January 2018
 
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Happy New #BPF18 Year 
 
Image: © Sam Laughlin, Untitled from the series Slow Time, 2016

BPF18 news


Brighton Photo Fringe has been busy preparing for #BPF18 this October. We are currently developing partnerships and doing that all important fundraising.

We will shortly announce a new series of talks for this year, starting on 18 February with a talk with OPEN16 winner Dana Ariel and Danny Wilson Memorial Prize (People's Choice) winner Mariana Bisti. Please save the date. 

We look forward to working with the new Director of Photoworks, Shoair Mavlian to develop an exciting festival this October. 
 

Sam Laughlin selected for Jerwood Photoworks award

Great news that our Danny Wilson Memorial Winner (Professional's Choice) of 2016 has been selected for the prestigious Jerwood Photoworks award, alongside Alejandra Carles-Tolra and Lua Ribeira.

Watch an interview with Sam here.

Visit the exhibition of new work at Jerwood Visual Arts from 17 January to 11 March 2018

Artists in Conversation with Karen McQuaid, Jerwood Visual Arts, 8 March 7-8.30pm

© Sam Laughlin, Adders basking (Vipera berus), from the series A Certain Movement, originally commissioned through the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, 2017
Image: © Holding Time by Lisa Creagh, 2017

Holding Time by Lisa Creagh 

Fabrica's Making Space slot welcomes Lisa Creagh

The short residency is an opportunity to test Holding Time as a multi-screen installation featuring animation, stills and video. Using material created over the past three years of breastfeeding mothers, this four day installation will test a working method of showing stop motion portraits alongside an abstract 'time map' based on Cosmateque designs. 

Open to the public on Thursday 18 January 1-5pm.
Artists talk on Thursday 18 January, 6.30pm. Book a free ticket here. 

Watch the video here
 

Image: © From the series Under the Yuzu Tree, Feiyi Wen,  2017
In Between Gallery, Fabrica

To March 2017 

Brighton Photo Fringe teamed up with Fabrica and Spectrum Photographic to select an image for the Fabrica window showcase from open call. An image by Feiyi Wen, a PhD student from the Slade, was selected from a very impressive shortlist. 

See more of Feiyi's work here.
 
 

Photo50 curated by Hemera

17-21 January 2018

London Art Fair’s 2018 curator for Photo50 is the Hemera Collective, who showed in the Photo Fringe in 2014 and 2016. A curatorial and collaboration led group specialising in photography and lens-based media, Hemera produces exhibitions and participatory programmes that draw from multiple disciplines with the aim to encourage new perspectives and facilitate debate. They have curated Resolution is not the point. Join Hemera and artists Larry Achiampong, David Birkin, and Qiana Mestrich from the exhibition to explore key themes on Photography Focus Day, Friday 19 January at 1.30pm

 
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