Reading Time: 2 minutes Blurring the lines between fact, fiction and fantasy, this year’s festival programme features new partnerships with South London Gallery and Biblioteka
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Reading Time: 5 minutes Alighting at Peckham Rye train station in south London, a short walk across a busy market street takes you to the Bussey Building complex, a former cricket-bat factory that is now home to an assortment of bars, music venues, yoga studios and art spaces, including the Copeland Gallery. This bright exhibition space is once again the main site of Peckham 24 festival of contemporary photography, celebrating its third edition this year and running over the weekend of 18 to 20 May to coincide with Photo London – more than the 24 hours with which it launched and gave it its name. “Last year we were literally pushing people out of the door at midnight,” laugh the co-founders, Vivienne Gamble, whose Seen Fifteen gallery is in a nearby space, and artist Jo Dennis.
Reading Time: 5 minutes “Her project talks about the identity that the state wants women to project in public,” says Vivienne Gamble, director of Seen Fifteen and now curator of the show Catharsis for Belfast Exposed. “She comes from a family where they didn’t have those rules behind closed doors at home. She was conflicted about having this public-facing image, and this different, much more relaxed and liberal, private existence.” She’s talking about Shenasmenah, a project by Iranian-born photographer, filmmaker and curator Amak Mahmoodian included in the three-person Catharsis show.
Reading Time: 3 minutes BJP’s Breakthrough Sessions are open from 23 June – featuring leading industry speakers such as Vivienne Gamble (director, Seen Fifteen), Hamish Crooks (licensing director, Magnum Photos), Jaki Jo Hannan (senior creative producer, AMV BBDO) and Dominic Bell (Webber Represents) and the BJP Breakthrough Awards exhibition, featuring Ryan James Caruthers, Jocelyn Allen, Todd R Darling and Cathal Abberton
Reading Time: 7 minutes Back for its second year, the 24-hour event allows photo-lovers to see “an area of London where artists are actually working on a day-to-day basis”, says co-founder Vivienne Gamble.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “I like it when you can tell they had fun making it, that they did…
Reading Time: 3 minutes “A good project could be one of many different things,” says Vivienne Gamble, director at…
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Swiss artist’s first solo show in London is an immerse installation designed to give each visitor an unique experience