Tuesday 11th November / 7pm to 9pm / £10 – booking essential We have some limited space available for this Artist Talk in the Photofusion Gallery. Here you will have a chance to join those that supported How Great Thou Art via Kickstarter in meeting Charlie Phillips and asking him any questions you may have about his long and varied career – from growing up in a single room apartment in Ladbroke Grove on arrival from Jamaica, to his days as a paparazzo in Rome and his later career as a chef at Smokey buy phentermine for cheap Joe’s Diner Read More...

Wednesday 26th November / Brixton Library / 6.30pm – 8.30pm Free but booking essential  Join the team behind the How Great Thou Art exhibition at Brixton Library in a discussion about the themes and values explored by Charlie Phillip’s photographic retrospective of African Caribbean funerals in London. The exhibition is being shown at Photofusion from 7th November – 5th December and explores the traditions and changes of African Caribbean funerals in the UK since 1962. The exhibition and the talk will offer new insights on the traditions of nine nights, religion, dress, food, music and photography at funerals over the decades. Charlie will Read More...

The Science Museum is this autumn hosting a modest retrospective of Spanish artist Joan Fontcuberta in the new Media Space. Read More...

Thursday 7 November 2014 #NOFILTER   Uncertain States presents writer and lecturer Paul O’Kane who is joined by the artists David George and Karl Ohiri to discuss photography as a tool to reflect longingly and critically on one’s past.   Contrary to what one might expect with the advances in technology, our fascination with cyberspace and the virtual world, we appear to have increased yearning for something or sometime past. Nostalgia is considered not only as a longing for the past, but a longing for an idealised past, for a moment that prehaps never actually existed. The talk will consider Read More...

Lydia will talk through the process of “emerging” into the art and photography world, building her career, making and funding work, balancing personal projects with editorial commissions. Read More...

Thursday 13 November, 18.30 – 20.30 Artist talk at 19.30 Free entry | Open to all Bhopal: Facing 30 is the culmination of a photographic project in two parts that portrays the site of the 1984 Bhopal disaster in India and the people that are affected 30 years on. One part of the project depicts the entire boundary wall of Union Carbide, the disaster site. Supposedly creating a barrier between what is safe, and what is not, the images expose the level of the walls degradation, which allows easy access to toxins harmful to human health and the environment. Whilst Read More...

Darkroom technician Simon Fernandez delves into the murky world of alternative darkroom techniques in this latest blog post – featuring the work of photographic artist Alexandra Waespi. Read More...

The dates for the exhibition of the 2014 International Street Photography Awards has been announced. The winning main category entries, finalists, the student winner, team winner and Street photo of the year photos will be on show from 21 – 29 November 2014. To mark the occasion Fotoura will also be holding a limited number of portfolio reviews, a short course and a photo walk. More information and booking details will be available next week from the Fotoura website (see below). The Exhibition is free to enter and is a chance to see this unique and fascinating collection of street Read More...

The inaugural national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards seek outstanding proposals in relation to new approaches to photography. Deadline for submissions is Monday 1 December Read More...

As part of the Brixton Live consortium, Photofusion are hosting some activities for World Mental Health Day, taking place on Tuesday 21 October 2014. Read More...

Jan Enkelmann: Serious Conviction Once the site of riots, tumultuous demonstrations and public meetings of groups that weren’t allowed to gather anywhere else (the communists), Speakers’ Corner is where Marx, Lenin and Orwell found their audiences. Today it is either ignored or seen as a playground for eccentrics, religious fanatics and oddballs of all kinds. While the latter is certainly true and the majority of speeches have religious backgrounds, my feeling is that it has always been that way – and there are still a number of speakers desperately trying to keep the tradition of meaningful political debate alive. Some Read More...

Here we would like to let you know about the exciting new exhibitions of one of our Photofusion members: Lydia Goldblatt. Read More...

We took a peek in to our digital printing and mounting department at Photofusion this week to find out whose work they are producing for an exhibition. This week, they are printing and mounting the work of Paul Halliday, from his project Close to Nowhere. Read More...

Alongside the Brighton Photo Fringe and Brighton Photo Biennial Miniclick have put together a programme of exhibitions, talks and events to keep all photography fans busy throughout October. ‘Because I Cannot See’ is the first of two exhibitions hosted by Miniclick throughout the month of the Biennial. Read More...

Photofusion are now launching a monthly Instagram Takeover! Starting this month, we have added this as a new benefit to all active annual and student members. Read More...

Twenty-four graduates from LCC’s MA Photography course are currently preparing to exhibit new works and writings in an exhibition titled ‘Photography as Installation’ at Oxford House, Bethnal Green. Read More...

Mark Chilvers was born in a borstal in Nottingham (his grandfather was the governor) and educated by nuns in North Wales (in a covent school). He started his career as a professional photographer at The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers in 1998, where he specialised in news features, portraits and adventure travel. Read More...

The deadline for submitting to this year’s SALON Members’ exhibition is SUNDAY 12 OCTOBER. For those selected to exhibit as part of the SALON/14 exhibition, our digital print and mounting department are offering a fantastic 25% discount to all SALON exhibitors! Read More...

In light of the Glastonbury 2015 ticket sales this morning, we wanted to draw your attention to the V&A’s collaboration with Glastonbury festival to create an archive reflecting more than 40 years of diverse and creative performance. Read More...

Photofusion are now launching a monthly Instagram Takeover! Starting this month, we have added this as a new benefit to all active annual and student members. Read More...

To mark World Mental Health Day, Antonia Attwood and Gina Glover will show examples of photographic and moving image works that explore the realm of mental illness from personal and impersonal perspectives. They will be in conversation with Dr David O’Flynn, Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Chair of the Adamson Collection Trust. Read More...