Please join us on our fifth free Photo Fringe First Monday event.
Come along to this informal gathering and find out the latest Photo Fringe news and how to participate in the next festival in October 2016.
Monica won the Danny Wilson Memorial Award, People’s Choice Prize, last year for her outstanding exhibition at Vantage Point, Your photographs could be used by drug dealers, recently acquired for the book collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Yale University Gallery and The Joan-Flasch Collection at The Arts Institute of Chicago. A Mexican/British photographer and independent curator, Monica lives in between Mexico and London. A former charity campaigner, she currently works as a documentary photographer for self-initiated independent projects and NGOs in England and abroad. Her work focuses on societies in the midst of a strugglet o change.
Sunil Shah is an artist and curator based in Oxford. He was a BPF Trainee Curator in 2013 and also curated an exhibition for BPF12 at The Coach House, shortlisted for the Danny Wilson Memorial Award. He is a recipient of Magnum Photos, Photographers’ Gallery and Source Magazine graduate awards and has received curating education and mentorships Autograph ABP and with the Royal College of Art/Inspires Curating Conversations programme. His first solo show, Uganda Stories was held at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham in 2015. He has also curated several shows including Making Home at the Royal Geographic Society, Max Colson: Virtual Control – Security and the Urban Imaginationat RIBA as well as the BPF OPEN13 at Phoenix Brighton. He is interested in the politics of photographic representation and conceptual post-documentary practices with relation to history, memory and identity.
6.00pm to 8.30pm.