Summer School returns, we welcome young people aged 8-16 years old to sign up for our three week summer school creative minds workshops. Three one week programmes, starting Monday 8th August 2022 11am-4pm. Monday – Thursday each week at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning. Address: 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, 198 Railton Road, SE24 0JT Sign up by emailing us at: [email protected] Read More...

**POSTPONED Join us (date to be announced soon), 11am – 4pm in Photofusion Gallery for an ILFORD sponsored photo day. We are planning a photo day featuring an ILFORD Photo Walk, led by Robert from London Camera Project and Pierro from PPP Cameras to be in the gallery to advise on any of your camera needs.  Sign up to the ILFORD Photo Walk via Eventbrite. (Photofusion Members 15% off) Ticket price includes an optional process and low res scan of your film. ILFORD Photo Walk – Starting at 1:30pm – 3:30pm and led by Robert from London Camera Project. PPP Cameras Read More...

London Creative Network is a tailored professional development programme for London-based visual artists, craft makers and photographers. Between July and December 2022, London Creative Network will support visual artists through a tailored programme of professional development.  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.  Who can apply:  Artists must be HMRC registered or in process of becoming self-employed (you will be asked for your Unique Tax Reference on the Read More...

Photofusion and 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning have teamed up to teach a course that will cover a variety of materials assisting learners on their journey towards employment within the creative industries. It is a three week that supports and provides advice on how to update social media, CV’s, websites, and portfolios to stand out in the competitive market. This course is primarily for Lambeth residents who are unemployed or on low-income wages. Please email [email protected] to apply. Starting: Tuesday July 19th, between 11:30 – 3:30pm at 198 Railton Rd, London SE24 0JT Ending: Wednesday 3rd August 2022. *Programme is on Tuesdays and Read More...

In this interactive workshop, Lucy Soutter takes you through the pros and cons of pursuing a masters degree in photography, whether or not you studied photography at BA level. The session will explore what different applicants might be hoping to gain from study at master’s level, what courses can realistically deliver in the current educational climate, how to develop the working and networking habits of successful MA students, and ways that the same goals might be met by studying independently. Spoiler alert: the answer to the headline question is “not necessarily”! The session should provide food for thought for anyone Read More...

Bridget Bishop – AKA Corry Bevington, her professional name – joined the Wandsworth Photography Co-operative in the early 1980’s. The co-operative started life as a voluntary group looking for ways to use photography as part of its community activism. Bridget contributed to their first publication, a calendar with the title Views on Wandsworth.  In this publication the photos disturbingly featured the damage caused to public services imposed by the trailblazing, Thatcherism-infused Wandsworth Council in this south west London borough. It was followed by The Big (Red) Bus calendar through which it campaigned to retain conductors during a time when buses were being converted to single person operation.  Bridget Read More...

STEP UP program is back! In partnership with 198 contemporary arts and learning we offer three unique courses that have been designed to strengthen and extend your creative practice, improve your prospects as you move into arts, creative industries, or further education. During the 10 week course you will get the chance to connect and network while learning new skills in photography, design, and video. Places are free to anyone based in Lambeth, unemployed or on low wages. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/3LsmAwJ Read More...

Scale & Substance by Tamsin Green Introducing Scale & Substance the first solo exhibition by artist and architect Tamsin Green. Using fieldwork, she investigates the underlying systems and language that we use to make sense of the landscape. The exhibition interweaves two bodies of work made within a five-year period: Born of the Purest Parents, an exploration of the culture, landscape, and language of salt, and this is how the earth must see itself, where the Ordnance Survey mapping system and symbols are used as a guide to explore the English Coastline.  Opening on March 17th this exhibition will take place from 18 Read More...

Photofusion, in association with Historic England and Photoworks, are excited to offer this opportunity to work on a long-term project, Picturing England’s High Streets.  Picturing England’s High Streets is part of the High Streets Heritage Action Zones (HSHAZ) Cultural Programme, four years of nationwide cultural activity helping to make people feel proud of their high streets.   Visit HistoricEngland.org.uk/HighStreetCulture for more information. We are looking for photographers whose practice is socially engaged, or who have a strong desire to work in a socially engaged way, to collaborate with the local community in the Petticoat Lane HSHAZ to produce a contemporary portrait of the high Read More...

On July 13, Photofusion will be 30! We couldn’t think of a better way to kick off our 30th year than with a Summer Salon. We’ll be looking for work made since December 2019 (our last Salon). Our selectors for Salon/21 will be Emma Bowkett and Zelda Cheatle. This show features the work of up to 100 of our members, is always the highlight of the year. This year, we’re including artists’ book dummies, handmade and self-published photobooks in the exhibition. Salon isn’t lockdown themed, but it is lockdown made! Here’s what you need to know: Online submissions will open Read More...