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 Joe’s Diner – all this while 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 Phillips’ 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...