The miniclick photography talks present Simon Roberts talking about his work to coincide with his exhibition for the Brighton Photo Fringe.
Simon Roberts (b. 1974) studied a BA Hons Degree in Human Geography at the University of Sheffield (1996). His photographs have been exhibited widely with recent solo shows at the National Media Museum, UK, EX3 Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Italy, and Centro Brasileiro Britânico, Brazil. They are represented in major public and private collections, including the Deutsche Börse Art Collection, George Eastman House and Wilson Centre for Photography. In recognition for his work, Roberts has received several awards including the Vic Odden Award – offered for a notable achievement in the art of photography by a British photographer – bursaries from the National Media Museum and the John Kobal Foundation. Most recently he was commissioned as the official Election Artist by the House of Commons Works of Art Committee (2010) to produce a record of the UK General Election. He has published two critically acclaimed monographs, Motherland (Chris Boot, 2007) and We English (Chris Boot, 2009).
Sue Steward is a writer, broadcaster and photography exhibitor. Photography Critic for The Evening Standard and for Radio2’s Arts Magazine with Claudia Winkleman, she also has “The Sue Steward Column” for the World Photography Organization.
She contributes to photography and design magazines including the BJP, Eye, 1000 Words, Next Level and Photo Monitor, and gives talks and ‘In Conversation with…’
She is a Trustee for PhotoVoice and on the steering committee for Derby’s FORMAT photo biennial, and a judge of photography which includes the National Portrait Gallery’s Portrait Photography Prize, WPO, Rhubarb, PhotoEspana, FORMAT, etc.
Recent exhibitions include “Between Two Worlds: A Window on Contemporary Photography from Latin America,” Edel Assanti Gallery, “A Day in My Life in Muscat” with Omani photographers, and she curated the London Art Fair Photo50’s exhibition, “The New Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Transcending the Print.”
Title: Miniclick: Simon Roberts.
Date: Tuesday 30 October.
Tickets: Free entry, but arrive early for a seat.