Posted 24 October


11:00 Curator Guided Tour of BPF18

Meeting at Phoenix Brighton, this tour lead by emerging curator Kitty Bew, will take you along the trail of exhibitions with themes relating to BREXIT and European identity.

Limited spaces, book here

13:00 Routes OR Roots? workshop

Routes OR Roots? invites participants to take part in a two-hour long workshop delivered by Revolv Collective. The activities will encompass notions of belonging and the self, participants should contribute to the workshop with personal objects, possessions and stories in order to form a narrative of personal and collective diaspora. The workshop is open to people from any age and background to join

To take part you are required to bring a collection of photographs, objects and stories, which remind you of home. Reserve a free ticket.

17:00 The BPF18 Closing Awards + Celebrations.

Join us from 5pm at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts for all-star panel discussion on how or if #PhotographyChangesEverything, a European Festival showcase, The Danny Wilson Memorial Awards Ceremony and closing party with photo DJ's & dancing! Book your spot for this fantastic afternoon of #BPF18 photography celebrations.



11:30 On Photography and Sculpture

A selection of BPF18 artists discuss current photographic practice with examples of the multiple ways they work to take photography off the wall and into the gallery space. Chaired by Rebecca Drew, Brighton Photo Fringe (Chair).


Free but booking essential RSVP HERE

13:00 Reflections of Us

Mentored by Jamila Prowse a group of young people have developed this evolving project about how young people today navigate the complexities of self-representation. Come and see their final exhibition and meet some of the artists involved and celebrate the closing of BPF18.

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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.

    There are many opportunities to get involved through volunteering across the festival and its exciting programme of exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings, tours and more.

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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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