Talks Programme | Saturday 20 May

Dan Holdsworth in conversation with Alistair Robinson, Programme Director at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

10-11AM | £12.96 (£12.00)

British photographer Dan Holdsworth creates large-scale photographs and digital art characterised by the use of traditional techniques and unusually long exposure times, and by radical abstractions of geography. Holdsworth will speak with Alistair Robinson, Programme Director at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, whose collection has acquired Holdsworth’s work, and who has written extensively of Holdsworth’s practice.

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Roger Ballen in conversation with Mark Lubell, Executive Director of International Center of Photography

11.30-12.30PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

American-born Roger Ballen is widely considered one of the most influential and important photographic artists of the 21st century. His strange and extreme works confront the viewer and challenge them to come with him on a journey into their own minds as he explores the deeper recesses the psyche. Ballen will speak in conversation with Mark Lubell, Executive Director of the International Center of Photography since 2013 and previous Director of Magnum Photos.

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‘Schools: What’s Next?’: Tom Hunter (University of the Arts London) in conversation with Rut Blees Luxemburg (Royal College of Art) and Bruno Ceschel (publisher and academic), chaired by William A. Ewing

1-2.30PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

London-based photographic artist and educator Tom Hunter will discuss the work of photography students today and the new direction of the medium with German photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg and publisher and academic Bruno Ceschel. Their conversation will be moderated by writer, Museum Director and curator of the 2017 Photo London Talks Programme, William A. Ewing.

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Carolyn Drake in conversation with Rena Effendi

2.45-3.45PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

American photographer Carolyn Drake works on personal documentary projects and commissioned editorial work. Drake will speak in conversation with Rena Effendi, an Azerbaijani photographer, whose work focuses on themes of environment, post-conflict society, the effects of oil industry and social disparity.

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The FT Weekend Presents: Stephen Gill

4-5.30PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

Renowned British photographer Stephen Gill will present for the first time a new complete long-term series ‘ Night Procession’ and other new work informed by nature.

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Isaac Julien in conversation

5.50-6.50PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

Isaac Julien is an internationally acclaimed artist and filmmaker with photography at the core of his practice. One of the objectives of his practice is to break down the barriers that exist between different artistic disciplines, drawing from and commenting on film, dance, photography, music, theatre, painting and sculpture, and uniting them to construct a powerfully visual narrative. Photo London 2017 will present his seminal film Looking for Langston (1989).

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Daniel Berehulak in conversation with David Furst, International Picture Editor for The New York Times

7-8PM | £12.96 (£12.00)

Daniel Berehulak is an award-winning Australian photographer and photojournalist based in New Delhi. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, and has visited more than 60 countries for his commissioned work. Berehulak will speak with David Furst, International Picture Editor for The New York Times. Furst became an editor after a decade as a photojournalist focusing on the Middle East, and based in the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem and Iraq.

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