Critical Issues in Photography Today Conference

TEXT From Photographies website

To celebrate our tenth anniversary, photographies journal is holding a two-day conference. Bringing together a range of international speakers, it promises to be a defining event engaging and interrogating the contemporary condition and currency of the photographic image.

Talks will address five key themes and explore a wealth of different issues and subjects within each of them: Critical Issues; Theory and Resistances; Territory, Community and the State; Borders and Boundaries; Education.

DATES: Thursday & Friday, 18 May & 19 May, 2017, 09.30–18.00

LOCATION: 309 Regent St, University of Westminster, London UK (nearest underground station: Oxford Circus)

COST: £75.00, includes lunch and refreshments for both days, and £43.00 for students, with lunch and refreshments for both days


David Bate (University of Westminster)

Liz Wells (Plymouth University)

Supported by:

Routledge, publishers of photographies journal,

Plymouth University and University of Westminster


Please note, there is an additional event that you may wish to come to the evening before the conference begins at the Photographer’s Gallery.

The editors of photographies journal, David Bate and Liz Wells, will be in discussion on the journal and its critical contribution to photography, with special guests, including Louise Wolthers (Hasselblad Foundation) and Anthony Haughey, University of Ulster. 

DATE: Wednesday, 17 May 2017 (18.30-20.00)

LOCATION: Photographers Gallery, London