Friday 17 May 2024
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Screening Room

© Tavepong Pratoomwong

The Smooth Criminal from the series Good Day, Bad Day but Every Day, 1994

Photographers Matt Stuart, Johny Pitts and curator Louise Fedotov-Clements discuss the diverse perspectives, scenes and styles of what Street Photography is and can be.

Ticket Price: Free with Photo London Ticket


Please note, tickets are free of charge to Photo London ticket holders, and pre-registration is strongly advised to avoid disappointment. 




Louise Fedotov-Clements
Director of Photoworks where she leads the strategic vision and artistic direction of the organisation. Established in 1995, Photoworks is an international platform focussed on the development of photography through a programme of exhibitions, residencies, publications, engagement and the biennale Photoworks Festival. Photoworks also directs the prestigious Ampersand Photography Fellowship recent awardees include Johny Pitts and Felicity Hammond, the Jerwood Photography Awards including Heather Agyepong, Silvia Rosi, and Joanna Piotrowska, and co-produces Earth Photo with Forestry England, the Royal Geographical Society and Parker Harris. Louise has been a photography writer, nominator, mentor and producer since 1998. directing commissions, publications, performances and exhibitions worldwide including Dong Gang Photo, South Korea, Photoquai Biennale Musée du quai Branly Paris; Les Rencontres Arles; Dali Photo, China; Venice Biennale; Photo Beijing, and Lishui Photo China. She sits on a number of boards and is the co-founder of FORMAT International Photography Festival, previous roles include Artistic Director of QUAD, Director of FORMAT and National Curator of Contemporary Art for Forestry England.



Matt Stuart

Matt Stuart has been photographing on the street daily for over twenty five years 

Matt is the author for four books including All that life can afford which is currently in its third edition, his best selling “Think Like a Street Photographer” and more recently Reclaim the Street an overview of contemporary street photography, published by Thames and Hudson in 2023. 

Matt’s work has been exhibited worldwide and he leads workshops every month all over the globe. 




Johny Pitts

Johny Pitts is a self-taught artist who works with words and images. He is the author of the multiple award winning Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Penguin Random House), which is currently translated into 9 languages. 

Johny has contributed words and photographs to The Guardian, The New Statesman, The New York Times, The British Journal of Photography, Conde Nast Traveller, Dazed & Confused, The Eyes and Cafe Royal Books and held exhibitions at Foam Gallery Amsterdam, Stills Gallery Edinburgh, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago and The Photographers Gallery, London.  Home is not a Place, a photographic collaboration with TS Eliot prize winning Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson, is a Waterstones and Guardian book of the year and was shortlisted for a British Book Award. ‘Visibility’, a short essay for Tate’s ‘Look Again’ series, was ‘Highly commended for accessible art writing’ at the 2024 Historians of British Art Book Prize.  Johny holds British and US Passports, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the European Institute Advisory Board at University College London. He is the curator of the Hayward Gallery Touring Show  ‘After The End of History: British Working Class Photographers 1989-2023’.