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Curating Photography with Susan Bright

Event info

In exhibitions such as Face of Fashion, Home Truths, and Feast for the Eyes, Susan Bright has curated both her own long-term projects to show in different locations in different sites for different purposes. This talk will look at how Susan has curated her shows using light, space, colour, sequencing, and collaboration. It will look at the different psychological spaces of curation and the ways in which the can serve the visual, the intellectual, the emotional, or the personal.

This two-hour talk and Q+A is part of a series of eight aiming at creating  connections between the processes of making work and how local, international, ethical, creative and commercial concerns overlap in the  showing, publishing, and dissemination of  work. The talks will examine the photobook, the exhibition, the archive, collaborative work, the photo-festival, power, and regional identities. Each talk stands alone, but forms part of the series.  

The series runs from 3 March-21 April and is available at a discounted rate when compared to attending each talk individually. See details of the full series here:

Event Organiser

Dr Michael Pritchard FRPS


Cancellation policy

This is an online event. The RPS will do its best to ensure that the event keeps to the published dates and timings and runs as planned. In the event of technical difficulties, the unforeseen unavailability of speaker(s), or in the unlikely event that the series or part thereof has to be cancelled all participants will be advised at the earliest opportunity. Dates will be re-arranged or a refund made. No responsibility is accepted for any consequential losses.



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