Talk: They Who Do – Weds Sept 24th

September marks our 4th birthday and to celebrate we’re putting on a panel discussion featuring a group of people who go out and make things happen, with their passion for it all being their main motivator. It’s also one week before our October programme for Brighton Photo Fringe and Biennial opens.

Wednesday September 24th. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm. Free Entry at The Old Market, Brighton. Free Entry.

Our Panel features…

Emily Graham – Night Contact

Emily Graham is the co-founder and director of Night Contact, a new multimedia and photography festival. Supporting and promoting contemporary image making, Night Contact aims to bring together innovative photographic works that provoke or engage in conversations with other media, such as film, music and literature.

On 18th October Night Contact comes to Brighton Photo Biennial. Screening projections across indoor and outdoor spaces Night Contact showcases a range of still and moving works exploring ideas of collaboration, authorship and influence in relation to the photographic image and the screen.

The inaugural edition of the festival took place across a range of venues in Dalston, East London in September 2013, presenting work from the new frontiers of photography; illuminating the streets of Dalston with still and moving images from local and internationally recognised artists.

Curtis James – These Atoms

As co-founder of People Who Do, Curtis spent the past 6 years helping people and organisations do the stuff they love doing, the stuff that excites and has meaning and purpose beyond money. He recently moved on from People Who Do and set up These Atoms as an initiative to work on personal projects alongside client work. His work collides with design, photography, mentoring, events, music and lots of other atoms in between.

Matt Martin – Doomed Gallery

Matt Martin is a photographer, curator and publisher based in London. His work evolves around DIY culture and making printed photography accessible to everyone through his photocopy club exhibitions. Now the live in curator at Doomed Gallery in Dalston, Matt helps to support up and coming curators and collectives to put on exhibitions and workshops as well as zine fairs. This year Matt has been working with BPB and Joburg photo as well as a new solo exhibition with American photographer Michael Jang.

Natalie Lloyd – TEDxBrighton

Natalie Lloyd is the Curator of TEDxBrighton. TEDxBrighton is an independently licensed TED event centred around ideas worth spreading. This year’s event will showcase upwards of 14 speakers presenting their ideas around community, convergence and connectivity to an audience of 1,700 at the Brighton Dome on October 31st. You can still apply for tickets online at

Matt Henry – One Eyed Jacks

Matt Henry works across editorial, advertising and personal projects. He writes on photography and is the owner and curator at One Eyed Jacks Gallery. He is the recipient of international awards for his work, including category first place in the International Photography Awards 2013 and 2014.

Harry Rose – Darwin Magazine

Founded by Harry Rose and Ryan Grimley, Darwin Magazine is a platform that promotes strong contemporary photography, online and in a quarterly printed issue. Working with photographers that are un established, to photographers that have made a name for themselves in the photography world.

Also alongside our photographic write ups, reviews and interviews, we develop relationships with other writers and invite them to contribute to either online or in print. Building up a small team every couple of months to produced the printed issue.


Wednesday September 24th. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm. Free Entry at The Old Market, Brighton. Free Entry.

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