29th July, 14. Kate Peters Talk, Brighton

We’ve been following Kate Peters for a while now, since her excellent project Yes, Mistress series and we’re delighted to announce she will be coming to do a talk for us later in July. Kate will be in discussion with art historian and curator, Rodrigo Orrantia.

Tuesday, July 29th. Doors at 6:30pm, talk starts at 7pm. Free Entry at EMPORIUM, Brighton. Free Entry.

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Edilaine Nunes da Silva, 19. Floating Petrol Station Attendant.

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Kate Peters (b.1980) is a photographer based in London, England.

Inspired by a rebellious photography teacher Kate began making photographs at secondary school and has never stopped, just got a little bit better at it, she hopes.

Her work has been exhibited internationally including a solo show at the HPGRP gallery in New York in 2011. In 2012 the Guardian Weekend Magazine commissioned Kate to photograph 32 Olympic hopefuls including Sir Chris Hoy, Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah Her portrait of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikilieaks was featured on the cover of TIME magazine.

A selection of Kate’s portraits now forms part of the permanent collection at the National Portrait gallery, London.

In 2013 she received the Vic Odden award from the Royal Photographic Society and the Freshfields Prize at the Renaissance Awards.

When not on assignment she can be found hanging around the darkroom at Labyrinth Photographic, walking her dog or riding her bike to the pub.

www.katepeters.co.uk

Rodrigo Orrantia

Art historian and curator based in London. He currently works at DMB in London, running Lucidly, an international art photography project studio working with artists, private collectors and public institutions in the development of art photography projects, exhibitions and publications. His main interest is photography as an expanding field, exploring connections with film, sculpture, text, sound and localised performance.

After graduating from the Historical and Contemporary Photography MA at Sotheby’s Institute, London in 2011, he worked for Mummery+Schnelle gallery, developing a programme of photography shows with national and international artists, including Ori Gersht, Luigi Ghirri, and more recently a group show of three generations of Latin American artists working with photography, identity and place. He is currently art-directing and coordinating an itinerant photography exhibition for nine major museums and galleries in the United Kingdom, including the National Media Museum, Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, and the Science Museum in London.

To complement his work as curator, he is a lecturer at the Photography programme at Middlesex University in London. He is also a regular guest speaker at Sotheby’s Institute and Photofusion in London, the University for the Creative Arts in Rochester, Grain Photography Hub in Birmingham, and the Arts University in Bournemouth. He constantly attends photography festivals in the UK and abroad as speaker, reviewer and curator, and is also a collaborator for Photomonitor and Art Nexus Magazines. He has been a nominator for the Prince Claus Award and a juror for Photolucida’s Critical Mass portfolio review.

He is currently part of the board of curators at Sala Brasil and Gallery 32 for the Brazilian Embassy in London.

www.rodrigoorrantia.com

Tuesday, July 29th. Doors at 6:30pm, talk starts at 7pm. Free Entry at EMPORIUM, Brighton. Free Entry.

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