Surviving as an Artist – How to get Photography Exhibitions By: Autograph ABP

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 from 18:30 to 20:30

Leading photography curators Emma Chetcuti and Louise Clements will provide tips on approaching organisations, working with curators and getting photography exhibitions.

About the speakers:

Louise Clements
Louise is Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK, since 2001, and Artistic Director/Founder of FORMAT International Photography Festival since 2004. An independent curator since 1998, she has initiated commissions, publications, mass participation, art, film and photography exhibitions. She is a juror, portfolio reviewer, workshop leader, speaker and award nominator throughout Europe, America and Asia.

Emma Chetcuti
Emma is the Director of Multistory, a community arts charity based in Sandwell, in the Black Country. They invite photographers and writers to make work with, for and about people’s lives in Sandwell and the Black Country.

From 2010 – 2014, Multistory produced ‘Black Country Stories’, an extensive photographic portrait and archive about life in the Black Country, with Martin Parr. The archive is complemented with films and oral histories.

The commissions run from anything between 18 months to four years, with the objective to make work with and for a local audience, whilst reaching a wider national audience.

Part of Autograph ABP’s Surviving as an Artist series. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Autograph ABP is fully accessible.

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