Roundtable: On Photography 2024 (online)

06:30pm - 07:45pm, Mon 29 Apr 2024

A discussion about photography’s current trends and developments

Installation shot of VALIE EXPORT featuring visitors

Roundtable: On Photography 2024 (online)

6:30pm, Mon 29 Apr 2024

A discussion about photography’s current trends and developments

Hear from leading curators, photographers, artists and writers as they give insight into the experiences that have shaped their work and outlook on the photography landscape. What opportunities and purpose does photography continue to provide through its practice and dissemination. 

Moderated by Clare Grafik, Head of Exhibitions at the Photographers' Gallery, with contributions from Elisabeth Sherman (Senior Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections at ICP) and Charmaine Toh (Senior Curator, International Art of Photography at Tate). More updates to come.

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Biographies

Clare Grafik is Head of Exhibitions at The Photographers’ Gallery. She has worked in a number of public institutions in London including the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Whitechapel Gallery, Hayward Gallery and National Portrait Gallery. She has originated a range of shows at The Photographers’ Gallery including The Photographic Object (2009), Perspectives on Collage (2012) and Double Take: Photography & Drawing (2016), and more recently Evelyn Hofer (2023).

Elisabeth Sherman is the Senior Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography (ICP). At ICP, she has curated exhibitions including ICP at 50: From the Collection, 1845–2019, David Seidner: Fragments, 1977-99 and Muriel Hasbun: Tracing Terruno, the first NYC survey of multidisciplinary artist Muriel Hasbun. Sherman joined ICP from the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions including Dawoud Bey: An American Project (2019–2022), and Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950 -2019 and the Whitney’s presentation of Zoe Leonard: Survey.

Charmaine Toh is Senior Curator, International Art (Photography) at Tate. Her current research interests include International Pictorialism and the colonial photographic archive. In her former role as Senior Curator at National Gallery Singapore, she curated Living Pictures: Photography in Southeast Asia (2022), which was the first major survey of photography in the region. She was also co-curator for the Singapore Biennale (2013). Charmaine received her PhD from the University of Melbourne and is the author of Imagining Singapore: Pictorial Photography from the 1950s to the 1970s (Brill, 2023). She contributed to Survey Practices and Landscape Photography Across the Globe (Routledge, 2022) and An Alternative History of Photography (Prestel, 2022).

 

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