The Festival

The Festival is a free, three-week programme, aimed to help emerging artists and the art graduates of 2020 across the world. It is organised by graduating BA Photography students at London College of Communication (LCC) at UAL: University of the Arts London

We will be hosting live talks, roundtables and workshops with amazing guests such as Nigel Shafran, Eva Louise Jonas, Francesca Allen, Sophie Gladstone, Rosie Wadey (East Photographic), Krasimira Butseva (Revolv Collective), Rasha Kahil (FT How To Spend It), Kalpesh Lathigra, Morgan Crowcroft-Brown (MACK), Silvia Rosi, Colin Pantall, Clementine Schneidermann, Emma Bowkett, and Tom Lovelace.

The Festival has now finished, thank you to everyone for participating.

You can watch past events below.

Past events

Live talk with Nigel Shafran

hosted by Phoebe Somerfield

On Making Connections:
Francesca Allen, Sophie Gladstone and Eva Louisa Jonas

hosted by Tami Aftab

On Agencies: Rosie Wadey

Imagining the Archive Workshop with Krasimira Butseva 

hosted by Wojciech Feć, Arianna Poverini and Zahraa Karim

Roundtable On Publishing: with Kalpesh Lathigra, Morgan Crowcroft-Brown and Rasha Kahil

hosted by Tom Skinner and Peter Stewart-Sykes

Family Portrait Magazine: Talk with Sarah-Jayne Todd and Brendan Freeman

hosted by Maite De Orbe

Making Kin with Colin Pantall, Clementine Schneidermann, Silvia Rosi, Tino Chiwariro and Tami Aftab

On Commissioning: Emma Bowkett

In Conversation: Tom Lovelace

Workshop: Virtual Portraits with James Greenhalgh

Luke and Nik: Artist Talk

hosted by Tami Aftab

Roundtable: On Landscape with Sam Nightingale, Maja Daniels and Theo Simpson

hosted by Phoebe Somerfield and Frederik Marks

In conversation with: DATEAGLE ART

hosted by Maite de Orbe

Workshop: Eleonora Agostini, Domestic Landscape Intervention

Student Spotlight: Tami Aftab and Phoebe Somerfield