Talks Programme | Friday 19 May
Juergen Teller in conversation with Adrian Searle, critic
10-11AM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Considered one of the most important photographers of his generation, German fine art and fashion photographer Juergen Teller will present a special exhibition of recent work at Photo London 2017. Teller will speak about his practice and the works in his exhibition with Adrian Searle, Chief Art Critic of The Guardian.
Bruce Davidson in conversation with Shoair Mavlian, curator at Tate Modern
11.30-12.30PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Internationally renowned American photographer Bruce Davidson has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1958. Davidson will speak in conversation with Shoair Mavlian, Assistant Curator at Tate Modern, who has worked on some of Tate’s most notable photography exhibitions.
Mark Neville in conversation with David Campany, curator
1-2PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
British photographer Mark Neville works at the intersection of art and documentary, investigating the social function of photography. British writer, curator, artist and teacher, David Campany has written on Neville’s practice, and their conversation will cover Neville’s experiences from working in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to his documentation of London’s working class.
Penelope Umbrico in conversation with Francis Hodgson, critic
2.20-3.20PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Penelope Umbrico is a photographer best known for appropriating images found using search engines and picture sharing websites. Her work has been exhibited and published extensively internationally. She will be interviewed by renowned academic and critic, Francis Hodgson.
Thomas Demand in conversation with Tobia Bezzola, Director of Museum Folkwang
4-5PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Thomas Demand is a German sculptor and photographer, who has exhibited in museum shows internationally. Demand uses paper and cardboard to reconstruct scenes he finds in images taken from various media sources to make his large-scale photographs. Demand will speak with Tobia Bezzola, Director of Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany.
David Hurn in conversation with Martin Parr
5.15-6.15PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
English documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos David Hurn has a longstanding international reputation as one of Britain’s most influential reportage photographers. Hurn will speak with current Magnum president and British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector Martin Parr. Parr will curate a special exhibition at Photo London 2017, David Hurn’s Swaps, a collection of work that Hurn has compiled over six decades through a series of swaps with fellow photographers.
The FT Weekend Presents: Diana Matar: This Violent Land, new work from America
6.30-7.30PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
William Klein in conversation with David Campany (off-site at the National Portrait Gallery)
7PM | £9.85 (£8)
The great photographer and filmmaker William Klein talks to writer, curator and artist David Campany. William Klein will create the Pavilion Commission for Photo London 2017, a new 18-metre mural presented in association with HackelBury Fine Art.