Mortram’s gentle yet incisive work lays bare the circumstances of those struggling to survive in times of austerity. The community he photographs includes people dealing with homelessness, mental health problems, disabilities and who are caught in a cycle of poverty. Mortram’s relationship with his subjects is a personal one and he has returned to them over and over throughout the ten years of the project. They share a common goal; namely, to be seen and to be heard.
Like his subjects, Mortram is tied to Dereham where he lives and works as a full-time carer for his mother. His own experience brings an insider’s intimacy to the work as well as a passionate desire to make these stories visible.
This exhibition brings the community and Jim’s photography to a space where their stories can be visualised and understood. Small Town Inertia will be on display in our gallery from 9th September – 13th October 2022.
Find us at: 27 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, SW9 8QQ.
Our courses are back. Here’s what we’ve got coming up over the next month:
Alternative Processes l Salt Printing – 2nd October
On this one-day hands-on alternative processes workshop you will learn how to make one of the earliest forms of photograph, a salt print.
Colour Printing l Darkroom – 9th October
On this one-day hands-on colour printing workshop, which is suitable for beginners & those with some B&W experience.
PPP l Photograph, Print & Process – 16th October
Intensive course to understand how to use a film camera, understanding exposure, how to process a roll of film and how to make an enlarged B&W print in the darkroom.
Join us Saturday 8th October for an ILFORD photo day.
Open from 11am – 4pm, we introduce
- ILFORD Photo Walk, led by London Camera Project, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
- PPP Cameras Workshop within the Photofusion Gallery, 11am – 4pm
- Parallax Photographic shop will be open, 11am – 4pm
- Photofusion Gallery hosts solo exhibition Small Town Inertia by J A Mortram, 11am – 5pm
Any questions, just get in touch!
London Creative Network is a tailored professional development programme for London-based visual artists, craft makers and photographers.
Artists who take part in the programme at Photofusion can expect:
- Workshops led by a team of professionals where you will meet other artists. Previous sessions have included studio sessions, light workshops and camera introductions such as Large Format photography.
Who can apply:
- Artists must be HMRC registered for one-year (we might be able to accept some people who have been registered for less than a year). You will be asked for your Unique Tax Reference on the application form.
- Artists must be based in London.
Find out more and sign up email us at: [email protected]
We provide a bespoke digital printing and mounting service for photographic exhibition printing. Our team of expert digital technicians also provide a comprehensive range of image production services including scanning, retouching and image correction.
Anti-Racism: A Statement from Photofusion
Photofusion stands against racism and supports Black Lives Matter. We continue to work as we have done, towards embodying the values of anti-racism with our work and organisation. The barbaric killing of George Floyd has had a significant and distressing impact on us all. We acknowledge the presence of systemic racism in society and further consider what we can do to counter racism whenever and wherever it occurs.
You can now book film processing online, and leave film in our dropbox outside International House.
Our courses are back! Over the next couple months we will be running a wide range of photography courses, from darkroom workshops to analysing photography theory.
We have a professional darkroom, suitable for both black and white and colour printing, available for hire at affordable daily rates. Additionally, we have a fully-equipped solo darkroom available that can be used traditionally or for a variety of alternative processes.
Become a Photofusion Member and be part of our thriving community of creatives. Our members range from students and recent graduates, through to hobbyists and professionals photographers. There are also exclusive benefits and discounts available to our members.