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CREDIT: © Kalpeh Lathigra

The Photobook Club at the RPS: Kalpesh Lathigra

Event info

The Photobook Club and the RPS present a monthly series of talks from photographers and artists. Curated by Tom Broadbent the series features members of The Photobook Club during the course of 2022. Books, zines and postcards from 26 Photobook Club members are available from the RPS at each event and during normal opening hours. Each speaker will be signing books after their presentation. 

This event is live and online. It is bookable here

Kalpesh Lathigra will be discussing Memoire Temperelle (which is published in Spring 2022) and Lost in the Wilderness.

Kalpesh was born in London, England in 1971 and studied photography at the London College of Printing. After leaving the course in 1994,  he was awarded  The Independent Newspaper Photographer Traineeship. Kalpesh worked for The Independent as a staff photographer for one year before freelancing for the national newspapers in the UK for 6 years covering news and features. In 2000 , he gave up working for newspapers and made the decision to work on long term projects and magazine and commercial assignments. In the same year he was awarded a 1st Arts prize in the World Press Photo.

In 2003, he embarked on a project documenting the lives of widows in India, receiving The W.Eugene Smith Fellowship and Churchill Fellowship. His first book Lost in the Wilderness, a body of photographs on the Oglala Sioux and Pine Ridge Reservation was published in 2015. Noted by Sean O Hagan, The Guardian critic as one of the photo books of the year.

Kalpesh continues to work for the leading international magazines on documentary and portraiture assignments alongside personal projects. Kalpesh is a visiting Lecturer at Syracuse University (USA) and South bank University, London.




Event Organiser

Michael Pritchard


Venue Information

All areas are fully accessible with a lift, ramps and restrooms on each floor. If you have any specific requirements, please contact us on RPSHouse@rps.org so we can assist you during your visit.

There is public parking in Paintworks. We also have reserved parking spaces we can make available for those with accessibility requirements. Please contact us in advance if you would like to reserve a space. From ground level there are lifts to reach RPS House on the raised ground floor.

Cancellation policy

This is a live event. The RPS will do its best to ensure that it keeps to the published timings and runs as planned. In the unlikely event that the event has to be cancelled all registrants will be advised by email at the earliest opportunity and a full refund made.  No responsibility will be accepted for any consequential losses.


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