4 October - 2 November 2014

a Photoworks production

Opening Conversations

Eve Tegny, Photographers take photos together for SA/UK Commission© Eve Tegny. Lathigra/Sekgala, 2014

Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton
Fri 3 Oct, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Explore the themes behind this year’s Biennial with a series of panel discussions from international practitioners and commentators, convened by Paul Herrmann (Director of Redeye, the Photography Network)

Stepping In and Out – Photographing Communities 
John Fleetwood, Head Market Photo Workshop Johannesburg, in discussion with photographers Kalpesh Lathigra (UK) and Thabiso Sekgala (ZA), the photographers behind A Return to Elsewhere.

Photography Collectives
A discussion with representatives from international photography collectives (Five Photography Collectives) Justin Sainsbury (Burn My Eye), Fiona Yaron-Field (Uncertain States) and Andrei Liankevich (Sputnik Photos), chaired by Paul Herrmann.

Collaboration, Technology, Mediation
Katrina Sluis (Curator Digital Programmes at The Photographers’ Gallery) in conversation with BPB14 exhibiting artists Erica Scourti, and Simon Faithfull.

£15/ £12*

Where applicable, concessions are available for Photoworks members, senior citizens, under 16s, full-time students, the unemployed and registered disabled
*Proof of concessions and membership to be shown on the door.

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Reef by Simon Faithfull, Photo by Gavin Webber

Simon Faithfull Interview for REEF Project

Simon Faithfull’s new commission, REEF, made in collaboration with marine biologists, began in August 2014 off the Dorset coast, where Faithfull’s boat was towed out to sea and deliberately sunk to form an artificial reef – serving as an underwater sculpture and a lasting legacy for marine conservation and diversity. Five cameras mounted on board […]

Sinking of Brioney Victoria ship, Simon Faithfull, REEF

Watch a Live Broadcast Sinking of REEF

Watch a live broadcast of the Brioney Victoria’s final voyage as it is set on fire and sunk as part of Simon Faithfull’s REEF project. Following the sinking, five cameras on board the boat will report back from its final resting place and document the slow transformation into a reef. You will be able to […]

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A Return to Elsewhere

Two locations, two photographers, working together to exchange cultural experiences and perspectives, sharing edits of their work with a single project exploring culture and identity.

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Exhibitions REEF exhibition Simon Faithfull


A boat is towed out to sea before catching fire and sinking. It transmits images from the seabed as it transforms into an artificial reef; both an underwater sculpture and a lasting legacy for marine conservation.

  • Fabrica, Brighton
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So Like You

Working in collaboration with online communities, Scourti sets out to make sense of the overload of images online and how personal snapshots collide and mingle with millions of others through social platforms.

  • University of Brighton Gallery
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BPB14 Opening Weekend

BPB14 Community, Collectives & Collaborations opening weekend offers a schedule of talks and exhibition previews in and beyond Brighton & Hove.

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  • Friday 3 - Sunday 5
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