Panel Discussion: Mapping a Global Photography PracticeSaturday 7th September 3.30pm
The exhibition programme will include a panel discussion with Q&A session. This will explore some of the ways in which expanding networks of global opportunities might influence and inspire the paths and practices of today’s emerging photographic artists. The panel will be chaired by writer and curator Daniel C Blight, who works in education at The Photographers’ Gallery. Speaking will be:
Miranda Gavin, Freelance writer, Blogger, Photographer and Educator
Miranda is Editor-at-Large & Blog Editor for HotShoe magazine, and Editor of Frame and Reference, a visual arts platform for the South East. She also runs photography-focused blog The Roaming Eye. In 2010 Miranda co-founded (with photographer Wendy Pye) Tri-Pod, a creative initiative that offers peer-group support and advice for the development of personal photographic projects.
Nick Kaplony, Artquest Senior Programme Co-ordinator
Having worked as assistant Curator at the Arts Gallery at University of the Arts London, and Exhibitions Co-ordinator at Pump House Gallery, Nick went on to join the Artquest team in June 2007 where he now works as Senior Programme Co-ordinator. Nick also is a practising artist and freelance curator.
Simon Terrill, Artist
Daniel C Blight is a writer and curator based in London with a specific interest in the history and theory of photography and cultural and media studies. He currently works in the education department at The Photographers’ Gallery, as well as supervising dissertations and giving talks and seminars at various universities. He has contributed to several publications including 1000 Words Photography, The Guardian, Notes on Metamodernism, Philosophy of Photography, and Source.