2019 Talks Programme Announced

Photo London are delighted to announce the details of the Talks Programme for the fifth edition of the Fair, which will take place from 15 – 19 May 2019 at Somerset House. Curated by renowned writer and curator, William A. Ewing, the Programme will showcase the rich and diverse history of photography up until the present day, and explore the current and future direction of the medium in a dynamic format. It will feature talks, debates and discussions with some of the world’s most important and innovative photographers, artists, curators, critics and authors. As well as featuring many celebrated practitioners including Erwin OlafSusan MeiselasRalph GibsonHannah StarkeyTim WalkerMaja DanielsEd Templeton and Vanessa Winship, the Talks Programme includes:

• The Photo London Master of Photography 2019 Stephen Shore in conversation with curator David Campany

• Martin Parr discusses British identity in his work with historian and broadcaster Dominic Sandbrook

• The acclaimed biographer Ann Marks in conversation with the author Anna Sparham on the legacy of Vivian Maier

• Gavin Turk discusses his Photo London project Portrait of an Egg with Matthew Collings

• Zackary Drucker discusses her work on transgender identities in photography with Chris Boot, Executive Director of Aperture Foundation

• Contemporary portrait photographer Martin Schoeller in conversation with publisher Gerhard Steidl

• Liz Johnson Artur in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist

• Photographer, electronic music producer and DJ, Eamonn Doyle discusses his special Photo London installation Made in Dublin with collaborators David Donohoe and Niall Sweeney

• Panel discussions on subjects such as representations of the body; collecting photography; the future of photography curation and the legacy of the pioneering early photographer Roger Fenton

Tickets on sale now at photolondon.org/tickets – Fair tickets are not required to attend talks