Talks Programme | Thursday 18 May
On Corporate Collections: Loa Haagen Pictet in conversation with Deutsche Börse’s Anne-Marie Beckmann, chaired by Jane Morris, Editor
10-11.30AM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Loa Haagen Pictet was formerly a curator at Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling and is currently a Board Member at Fondation de l’Hermitage, curator of the Collection Pictet, and chair of the International Association of Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art (IACCCA). Anne-Marie Beckmann is the Director of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and Curator of the Art Collection Deutsche Börse. The conversation will be chaired by Jane Morris, Editor-at-Large of The Art Newspaper.
Jack Davison in conversation with Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography for the New York Times Magazine
11.45-12.45PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Jack Davison is a London-based portrait and documentary photographer whose work has featured in numerous publications including New York Times Magazine, M le Mag (Le Monde), Luncheon, Double and British Vogue. Jack will be in conversation with Kathy Ryan, the Director of Photography for the New York Times Magazine, who supported Jack in the early years of his career.
Taryn Simon in conversation with James Lingwood, Director of ArtAngel
1-2.20PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Photo London selected Taryn Simon as its Master of Photography for 2017 in recognition of her groundbreaking work. Taryn Simon is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work involves extensive research, guided by an interest in systems of categorisation and the precarious nature of survival. James Lingwood has been Co-Director of ArtAngel since 1991. Taryn’s most recent work, An Occupation of Loss, will be restaged in London in collaboration with ArtAngel. Photo London will present a major exhibition of Taryn’s work, Image Atlas, as part of the Public Programme.
Adam Fuss in conversation with Antony Gormley, sculptor
2.45-3.45PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
British-born photographer Adam Fuss uses a cameraless technique to create his images, relying on the most basic infrastructure of photography: objects, light and light-sensitive material. Adam will speak with the renowned British sculptor Antony Gormley, best known for his sculpture in public space. The conversation will explore the meeting of these two artistic practices.
Diana Markosian in conversation with Rebecca McClelland, Editor and Photographic Director
4.20-5.20PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Diana Markosian is an American-Russian artist of Armenian descent, working as a documentary photographer and filmmaker. The newest member of Magnum Photos and not yet 30 years old, Diana’s images explore the relationship between memory and place. Diana will speak with Rebecca McClelland, Editor and Photographic Director, who has worked at the Sunday Times magazine, Wallpaper*, Art World magazine, Avaunt magazine and PORT magazine.
Ken Loach in conversation with stills photographer Joss Barratt, chaired by Neil Norman, film and culture critic
5.45-6.45PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Ken Loach, the English film and television director, is as well known for his socially engaged directing style as his left-wing politics. Part of Loach’s filmmaking process involves stills photographer Joss Barratt documenting each aspect of the project, from set to cast. The conversation will be moderated by film and culture critic Neil Norman.
This talk may be subject to change due to filming commitments. Should any changes occur, ticket holders will be informed immediately
On Street Photography: Eamonn Doyle in conversation with Sean O’Hagan, critic
7-8PM | £12.96 (£12.00)
Irish street photographer Eamonn Doyle, best known for his close-up images of Dublin’s elderly inhabitants, will speak in conversation with Sean O’Hagan, photography critic for The Guardian and The Observer.
Newsha Tavakolian in conversation with Vali Mahlouji, curator (off-site at the National Portrait Gallery)
7PM | £9.85 (£8)
A self-taught photographer based in Tehran, Newsha Tavakolian began working professionally in the Iranian press at age of 16. In 2002 she started working internationally, covering the war in Iraq. She has since covered regional conflicts, natural disasters and created social documentary projects. She will be in conversation with Vali Mahlouji, a London-based curator, independent adviser to the British Museum, and founder of the curatorial think tank Archaeology of the Final Decade.