Challenging Photography

28 September 2019

13:30 - 16:30

RPS House
337 Paintworks
Bath Road
Bristol
BS4 3AR

RPS Member£0.00 
Non RPS Member£0.00 
Concession£0.00 

Challenging PhotographyChallenging Photography is an afternoon discussing current trends and strategies in an age flooded with images. The speakers are:

  • Aron Mörel, founder of photo and fine art book publisher Morel Books

  • Lorenzo Vitturi, is a photographer and sculptor based in London

  • Dr Lucy Soutter, Course Leader of the MA in Photography Arts, and is an artist, critic and art historian at the University of Westminster. Her presentation is titled: Challenging Photography, Challenging Photographers. In a world flooded with images we need photographers more than ever. Not just as image-makers, but as intelligent interpreters of the world. This talk explores some of the strategies contemporary photographers are exploring to challenge traditional modes of photography. Operating as researchers, curators, artists, archivists, activists and cultural translators, photographers are proposing new ways to make and shape meaning. 

  • Marisa Bellani, the founder and director of Roman Road gallery, Bethnal Green, London

  • Tim Clark, curator, writer and since 2008 editor of 1000 Words He will be presenting 1000 Words: editing and curating as practice and pedagogy.

Photo Meet logoThe event is introduced and hosted by Mimi Mollica, from Photo Meet

The event is free but booking is required. Refreshments will be provided and attendees are welcome to stay on at the end of the day for drinks and an opportunity to meet the Society's new President and trustees. 

Image: © Lorenzo Vitturi.

Michael Pritchard
Email the event organiser
0117 316 4474

Region: Bristol (HQ)