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Above: Mark Hawden's portfolio images are reviewed. Photography by Janine Boyer.

Portfolio Review Day

Venue: Sallis Benney Theatre

Admission: 70 (Limited Concessions Available)

Nov 13th 2010 - Nov 13th 2010 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Venue Details

Sallis Benney Theatre,
University of Brighton,
Ground Floor,
Grand Parade

STOP PRESS: Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton Photo Fringe and Photoworks are pleased to announce an extension to the submission deadline of the Portfolio review Day Event to be held on Saturday 13 November at the Sallis Bennis Theatre.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday 5 November 2010.
Organised by Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton Photo Fringe and Photoworks, this event provides photographers with an opportunity to discuss their portfolios with high profile professionals from the publishing and exhibiting sectors. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 3 November 2010. Only successful applicants will be contacted.  

Please note this event is only open to Artists who are not currently in full or part time education.

The confirmed reviewers to date are:

Simon Bainbridge - Editor of British Journal of Photography Magazine

Stephen Bull - Course Leader Photography at UCA Farnham.

Clare Grafik - Curator at The Photographers' Gallery, London

Fergus Heron - Artist & Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton

Gordon MacDonald - Head of Publications and Editor at Photoworks, Photographer & Writer

Renée Melanie Mussai - Archive Project Manager at Autograph and Lecturer

Martin Parr - BPB 2010 Curator and internationally renowned Photographer & Editor, providing a limited number of reviews.

For portfolio submission information please follow this link.

Reviewer Biographies

Simon Bainbridge is Editor of British Journal of Photography Magazine and has more than 15 years working in magazine publishing, and 10 years specifically on photography titles. His specialism is professional photography, particularly the creative and documentary styles. 

Stephen Bull is an artist, writer, lecturer and Course Leader in Photography at UCA Farnham. Stephen is the author of Photography (Routledge, 2010).

Clare Grafik is a curator at The Photographers' Gallery, London where she has been working since 2003. She has worked on a range of exhibitions including a retrospective of Keith Arnatt's photography, and with photographers Taryn Simon and Antoine d'Agata on solo exhibitions. She is the photography editor for Contemporary Magazine.

Fergus Heron is an Artist and Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Brighton. He studied Photography at the University for the Creative Arts and the Royal College of Art. His architectural, interior and landscape photographs depicting commonly experienced places that embody real and imagined histories have been exhibited internationally.

Gordon MacDonald is Head of Publications at Photoworks and Editor of Photoworks magazine. A curator, writer and photographer, MacDonald has exhibited internationally. Photoworks curatorial projects include It’s Wrong To Wish on Space Hardware and The House in the Middle (2004) and Editorial projects include Joachim Schmid, Photoworks 1982-2007 (2007) and Fig. by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin (2007), as well as editing the recent Photoworks publications by Alec Soth, Rinko Kawauchi and Stephen Gill.

Renée Melanie Mussai is Archive Project Manager at Autograph. Autograph would be particularly interested in seeing works that reflect Autograph's and the archive's mission, addressing issues that relate to a visually diverse Britain (and beyond), the politics of cultural identity, difference and human rights etc.

Martin Parr is an internationally renowned photographer, editor and curator. Parr worked on many photographic projects that take a critical look at modern society. Parr is known for his lurid use of colour in photography and his satirical, witty approach to documentary photography. Parr has had numerous books published and exhibitions worldwide. Parr is a member of Magnum Photo Agency.



Opening Times

9am - 5pm