Events

Events

TALKS / PANEL DISCUSSIONS / PERFORMANCE & LIVE EVENTS

© Bernice Mulenga

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2019 Events

© Jo Dennis

IN CONVERSATION: JO DENNIS AND TRINE STEPHENSEN WITH DAVE SOLO

Venue: DG Studios, The Bussey Building
Saturday 18 May 12:00 - 13:00

Artist Jo Dennis and Trine Stephensen, the Founder of The Plantation Journal and A Corner With curatorial space will discuss their recent collaboration surrounding Jo’s work No Parts Can Leave Yard Without Payment, a homage to the soon-to-be demolished George’s Yard off the Old Kent Road in South East London.

The exhibition acts as witness to the constant cycle of demolition/redevelopment/regeneration that communities endure in the city. It will premiere at Peckham 24. Trine’s new journal Five Folds & Thirty-Two Images of a Yard, arising from this collaboration will also be launched at the talk. The conversation will be moderated by photobook collector Dave Solo.

LIVE: REHEARSING THE REAL

EROLA ARCALÍSEMMA BÄCKLUNDRAMONA GÜNTERTSTEFF JAMIESONJOSHUA LEON
Venue: Unit 8
Saturday 18 May from 1.30pm

Live Collaborative Essay #1: La mesa de los Ausentes

1:30pm, a room with 8 chairs, one framed photographed, an incomplete tiled floor, a library of books placed in a disorganized manner, a table with two printed texts atop, an assortment of camouflage prints. The performers enter the room assuming positions of their own accord. Joshua begins reading.

No need to book.

© Martin Seeds

IN CONVERSATION: MARTIN SEEDS WITH SARAH ALLEN

Venue: Seen Fifteen Gallery, Unit B1.1, The Bussey Building
Saturday 18 May 15:00 - 16:00

Northern Irish artist Martin Seeds will talk about his exhibition VIOLENCE. RELIGION. INJUSTICE. DEATH, which includes a new body of work called Masks – an overt reference to terrorism and Northern Ireland’s dark past – and new photographs from his Disagreements series shot in the grounds of Stormont Estate.

His talk will offer insights into the underlying themes and photographic processes that shape his practice. He will be in-conversation with Sarah Allen, Assistant Curator of International Art at Tate Modern.

© Maja Daniels

PANEL: MAKING TOGETHER. PHOTOGRAPHY X COLLABORATION

RAMONA GÜNTERTJOSHUA LEONMAJA DANIELSREBECCA SALVADORIBECKY WARNOCK
Venue: DG Studios, The Bussey Building
Saturday 18 May 16:00 - 17:30

This panel will bring together an eclectic group of artists to discuss the different collaborative techniques they employ to create their work.

This panel will bring together an eclectic group of artists to discuss the different collaborative techniques they employ to create their work. Artists include: Ramona Guntert and Joshua Leon who will share insights into their live and unfolding collaboration for Rehearsing the Real, an exhibition curated by Tom Lovelace for Peckham 24; Maja Daniels whose exhibition Elf Dalia is on show at the festival; Video artist Rebecca Salvadori who collaborated with British Iranian artist Lilian Nejatpour to create the film Lilian’s Vow – part of Photoworks’ group exhibition Dancing in Peckham; and Becky Warnock – an artist whose practice is rooted in participation and community engagement. The discussions will be moderated by artist, writer and educator Anthony Luvera.

© D. Wiafe and Young Pollards

PANEL: SUPPORTING THE PEOPLE THAT MATTER. PHOTOGRAPHY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.

Venue: DG Studios, The Bussey Building
Sunday 19 May 12:00 - 13:30

The artists, activists and leading experts on this panel have been invited to share their insights into creating spaces - both physical and virtual – that aim to engage communities in the arts.

Speakers include: Skinder Hundal, Chief Executive New Art Exchange in Nottingham; artist photographer Eva Sajovic whose focus is on socially engaged, participatory practice; Tom Elkin, Photographer and Chief Executive Officer of PhotoVoice and Daniel Regan, Photographic Artist and Artistic Director of Free Space Project in London. The discussion will be moderated by Liz Wewiora, photographic artist, curator and Head of Engagement at Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool

© Michal Iwanowski

IN CONVERSATION: MICHAL IWANOWSKI WITH TIM CLARK

Venue: DG Studios, The Bussey Building
Sunday 19 May 13:30 - 14:30

Cardiff-based photographer and Ffotogallery tutor Michal Iwanowski will discuss his exhibition Go Home Polish – a latter-day road trip that took the artist on a 1180-mile journey from Wales to Poland by foot.

His talk will explore the often elusive and complex concept of home at a time of growing nationalism in Europe as well as shed light on his photographic practice more broadly. The exhibition will be on display in Copeland Gallery. Iwanowski will be in-conversation with Tim Clark, writer, curator, Editor-in-Chief and Director of 1000 Words.

LIVE: REHEARSING THE REAL

EROLA ARCALÍSEMMA BÄCKLUNDRAMONA GÜNTERTSTEFF JAMIESONJOSHUA LEON
Venue: Unit 8
Sunday 19 May from 1.30pm

Live Collaborative Essay #2: The Temporal Space.

1:30pm, a room with 8 chairs, one framed photographed, an incomplete tiled floor, a library of books placed in a disorganized manner, a table with two printed texts atop, an assortment of camouflage prints. The performers enter the room assuming positions of their own accord. Joshua begins reading.

No need to book.

© Max Miechowski

PANEL: VISUALISING COMMUNITY. FRESH PERSPECTIVES

MARIANNE BJØRNMYRALEXANDER MOURANTD.WIAFEMAX MIECHOWSKI
Sunday 19 May 14:30 - 16:00

Four diverse artists will come together for this panel to discuss the different ways and approaches they employ to explore the idea of community.

The artists are: Marianne Bjørnmyr, a Norwegian visual artist and co-Founder of Atelier Noua; London-based artist Alexander Mourant. (Both Marianne and Alexander’s work will be exhibited in the group show For Those Who Could See Beyond The Surface curated by Emma Bowkett for Peckham 24). Also included on the panel are artist and educator D Wiafe, whose mixed media piece 4pm In The Endz is part of the festival and documentary photographer Max Miechowski, who will be exhibiting Burgess Park at Peckham 24. Both D and Max are winners of the Peckham 24 Open Call. The discussions will be moderated by Karen McQuaid, Senior Curator at The Photographers’ Gallery.

© Tom Hunter

IN CONVERSATION: TOM HUNTER WITH DI SMYTH

Venue: DG Studios, The Bussey Building
Sunday 19 May 16:00 - 17:00

In the wake of the introduction of the Criminal Justice & Public Order Act in 1994, artist Tom Hunter set off from Hackney with a group of friends on a bus journey that was to take them to festivals and gatherings in Continental Europe. Hunter documented this odyssey in what became known as Le Crowbar. His talk will open a window into this body of work but also explore broader themes and narratives that have shaped his artistic practice. Le Crowbar will be screened on the opening night of Peckham 24. He will be in-conversation with writer, editor and photo-finder Di Smyth.