Urban Photo Fest – 24-28 October 2014

upf_poster_14_WEBUrban Photo Fest  explores themes relating to the city, in particular, notions of movement and urban change and is run by artists, theorists and researchers and includes a conference, a master-class, workshops, exhibitions and walks. The Festival will take place over 5 days in  venues across London and Brighton.  

The festival kicks off with the annual Urban Encounters conference -Movement/Mobilities/Migration, which examines and reflects on the nature of the ebb and flow of city life. The conference, held at Tate Britain, will include a keynote address on 24th October by artist and academic Xavier Ribas. 

Other highlights of the festival include photographer and former President of Magnum, Peter Marlow hosting a Visual Storytelling master-class;  In addition, exhibitions during UPF include ‘Movement’ (Silverprint Gallery), the inaugural exhibition from members of the Association of Urban Photographers and ‘Habitus’ (Menier Gallery), an exhibition by Goldsmiths students on the MA Photography and Urban Cultures course. A third exhibition, ‘Close to Nowhere’ (Greenwich Gallery), a 10 year photographic project by Paul Halliday, Creative Director of Urban Photo Fest will close the festival.

For further information on the festival programme, please visit the website at www.urbanphotofest.org/

For information and booking for the Urban Encounters Conference http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/conference/urban-encounters-2014-movementsmobilitiesmigrations

Enquiries on the festival contact PR and Marketing Co-ordinator June Cadogan. june@junecadogan.com or call 07919 386116

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s