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Photoforum Live: Bridget Coaker and Paul Lowe

16 June 15:00 - 16:30

Photoforum Live: Bridget Coaker and Paul Lowe

PhotoForum Live is a series of inspirational talks between leading photographers, curators, producers and industry professionals which will take place every Tuesday at 3PM throughout June and July.

Independent curator and photography editor Bridget Coaker will be in conversation with Paul Lowe, Reader in Documentary Photography and award winning photographer.

Bridget Coaker is a senior picture editor based in London, where she has worked for The Guardian and The Observer newspapers and Newsweek Magazine.

In addition to her editorial experience, Bridget has curated a number of exhibitions, including Residual Traces, a photographic response to the 2012 Olympics at Photofusion in Brixton and in 2009 was Director of the Hereford Photography Festival where she presented the photography of European photographers working with the image of the child in “Seen But Not Heard” and curated the retrospective show of photojournalist and filmmaker John Bulmer.

Paul Lowe is a Reader in Documentary Photography and the Course Leader of the Masters programme in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK. Paul is an award-winning photographer, educator and researcher, whose work is represented by VII Photos, and who has been published in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Observer and The Independent amongst others.

He has covered breaking news the world over, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, Nelson Mandela’s release, famine in Africa, the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and the destruction of Grozny. His research interest focuses on the photography of conflict and the ethics of representation.

This Photoforum talk will take place via Zoom and will be live streamed to the FORMAT Facebook page.

Registration is FREE with an optional donation to support FORMAT events and artists.

Please click the booking link to secure your place.

You will receive a link to the talk once you have registered. All attendees video and audio functions will be turned off and there is no requirement to have a Zoom account to attend.

Please do not share your access link with anyone who is not pre-registered.