Develop – Events Listing

Develop - a creative careers programme for young people interested in photography - is an ongoing series of talks, events and workshops for 14-24 year olds at The Photographers' Gallery.

Talk: What's it like to be a Photograph Conservator?

Thu 21 Nov, 18.00 – 19.30

Getty Archive Photograph Conservator, Emma Lowe, is responsible for the stabilisation and conservation of over 80 million analogue images held in the purpose-designed archive facility in East London. Find out about this fascinating role in this talk and Q&A.

Images: Emma Lowe 

£5 / Free places

Workshop: How to talk & write about your work

Sun 1 Dec, 11.00 – 17.00

Ever feel tongue-tied when talking about your work? Ever faced a blank computer screen when someone asks you to put into words what it is that you do? Led by photography writer Julie Bonzon, this workshop will introduce ways to help you both speak and write about your photography.

Image: Eric Aydin-Barberini 

£50 / Free places

Talk: What's it like to be a curator?

Thu 5 Dec, 18.00 - 19.30

From organising exhibitions to deciding how work is shown, from building creative networks to collaborating with artists, the role of the curator is extremely varied. Join Bindi Vora, Curatorial Project Manager at Autograph to learn more about curation, and the different routes in.

Image: Zöe Maxwell

£5 / Free Places 


Talk: Gallery vs Agent Representation

Thu 16 Jan, 18.00 - 19.30 

What does it mean to be represented by a gallery or agent and is it essential to be a successful photographer? Join Dominic Bell from Webber Represents as he shares his career so far and speaks honestly about the realities of gallery and agent representation.

£5 / Free Places

Please note, booking will open on 16 Dec

Workshop: Folio Reviews

Sun 26 Jan, 11.00 – 17.00

Getting feedback and advice on your work is essential for personal development. Joined by guest editors and industry experts, this workshop will provide you with the support to push your project or practice to the next stage. 

£50 / Free places 

Please note, booking will open on 26 Dec 

Talk: What's it like to be a Sports Photographer?

Thu 30 Jan, 18.00 – 19.30

Having documented the likes of the Olympic Games, the World Cup in Brazil and most recently Wimbledon (to name just a few,) Jane Stockdale’s photographs are packed with emotions, energy and stories. Learn what it’s like to be a sports photographer in this talk and Q&A.

Images: Jane Stockdale

£5 / Free places

Please note, booking will open on 30 Dec