27 October


University of Sussex
Falmer, BN1 9RA

Fully accessible.
Pay bar. Food available on campus.

Tickets £5.00 in advance (no booking fee) here. Free for students and concessions.

Celebrate Brighton Photo Fringe Festival 2018 with an evening of photography projections, music and discussion.

Photography Changes Everything
Panel Discussion

We will close the festival with a debate about whether photography really can make a difference and be used to help create a better world.

We are delighted to announce that Marvin Heiferman, author of Photography Changes Everything (Aperture, 2013) will join us online for a conversation with Dr Benedict Burbridge, Senior Lecturer, Art History, University of Sussex.

Other speakers include:

  • Shoair Mavlian, Director, Photoworks
  • Jamila Prowse, Curator of BPF18 project Reflections of Us and editor of Typical Girls magazine
  • Les Monaghan, OPEN18 Participate artist

Followed by a Q&A.

International Festival Showcase & Closing Party

20:00 Danny Wilson Memorial Award announcements

We invite everybody to join us to celebrate the closing of BPF18.
Drawing on the theme of this year’s Brighton Photo Biennial, New Europe, come and see exciting new work from all over our continent, including projections from:

Join us for a drink and a dance with local photographer DJs Elin and Andy Venner and Stephen Bull.

Tickets only £5. Students/Unemployed/Disabled/Carers free with ID.

Please come and support your Photo Fringe.

Book your ticket here!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Food available in the ACCA café and on campus. Pay bar.

Image: Tihomir Stoyanov, from a projection by Revolv Collective

Gardner Centre Road
Falmer, BN1 9RA

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    BPF is a registered charity and a volunteer-led organisation without ongoing core funding. We operate through collective and partnership working and the hugely generous gifts of time that all kinds of people offer to us.

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  • About us

    Brighton Photo Fringe is a volunteer-led, collaborative platform providing essential professional development opportunities and peer-support for emerging lens- based artists.

    Committed to equality and diversity, BPF’s year-round programme fosters ambition, innovation and self-reliance in artists; nurtures confidence and creativity in participants; and inspires audiences with extraordinary images in unexpected places.

    Every two years in October Brighton Photo Fringe organises a free city-wide open-access fringe festival of new photography.
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    Festival Manager: Kate O'Neill


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