Talks programme

Wednesday 8 September - Tuesday 28 September 2021
Somerset House
Strand, London WC2R 1LA
liquid rainbow liz nielsen

Liquid Rainbow, 2017. Analog Chromogenic Photogram, Unique, on Fujiflex. 30 x 41 in. © Liz Nielsen, 2017.

Building on the success of Photo London’s online Academy, the Talks Programme – curated by William A Ewing – will continue online. Although the programme is still in development, current highlights include:

  • A panel discussion on Polaroid photography led by Barbara P. Hitchcock, curator of the Polaroid Collections, Massachusetts
  • Thomas Walther on Collecting Nineteenth-Century Photography
  • Lee Friedlander and Jeff Rosenheim, Curator in Charge of the Metropolitan Museum’s Department of Photographs, in conversation
  • A panel on Architecture & Photography with photographers Ljubodrac Andric and Nikola Olic, and Valeria Carullo, photographs curator, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA);
  • A panel with Adam Lowe, Sarah Kenderdine, professor of Digital Museology at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland and Phil Harvey.
  • Artist Lorenzo Vitturi in conversation with Walter Guadagnini, Director of Camera Torino
  • Artist Nancy Burson and collector WM Hunt in conversation
  • Liz Nielsen in conversation
  • Robert Capa panel led by David Kogan

The full programme of talks will be announced in the coming months.