BPF18 Launch Trail

29 September

17.00 - 21.00

We look forward to welcoming everybody to the launch of Brighton Photo Fringe 2018. Follow us on a photography trail right through the city.

Saturday 29 September, 17.00 to 21.00

17.00 - 20.00
Regency Town House
The evening kicks off with BrewDog beers and a series of new exhibitions:

Tim Andrews: Over Hills and Seas
Simon Roberts: Between The Acts Part II The Brexit Lexicon
Barry Falk: Thresholds of the Mind
Elin Karlsson: Made For Life
Matthew Beach: Prospect for the More-Than-Human
MiniClick Presents: United and Industrious

17.00 - 20.00

Outdoor Hub

Les Monaghan's new project We Are All Connected and the OPEN18 SOLO Shortlist.

18.00 - 21.00
Collectives' & Youth Hub,
Phoenix Brighton

The BPF18 Collectives' & Youth Hub will open with new exhibitions from the following Collectives:

Revolv / London Alternative Photography Collective / New Grounds / Creative Storm / My Brighton & Hove Project / Ontic / MAP6 / Form

Showing alongside these exhibitions will be the OPEN18 Young Photographers award; Reflections of Us, a project for young people led by Jamila Prowse of Typical Girls Magazine; a showcase by Metro Imaging staff and mentees and a project by the Rocket Artists in their studio.

20.00 Opening speeches in the main gallery, Phoenix Brighton



OPEN18 SOLO winner Sarah Howe's keynote exhibition Consider Falling, will be accompanied by the 20 short-listed OPEN18 SOLO artists and in the basement, the OPEN18 Moving Image finalists.

Numbers limited so please be patient.

21.00-00.00 BPF18 Launch Party

Following the openings, please join us for the official launch party at Carousel's for celebrating, dancing and, of course, photography.

This event is ticketed in order to help us raise ongoing funds for the BPF programme. Over 18s only - please bring ID. Limited tickets on the door and limited numbers inside. Book your ticket now and arrive early to ensure entry.

We look forward to celebrating with you!


216-225 Kings Road Arches, Brighton

Beers at Regency Town House sponsored by BrewDog Beer.


0 Regency Town House
10 & 13 Brunswick Square
Hove, BN3 1EH

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