All posts tagged: 1854 Presents

1854 Presents: Rory Lewis

23rd June, 6PM (UK Time) | Pre-register now to watch for free From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, 1854 Presents hosts free virtual artist talks, Q&As, panel discussions and more with leading figures in contemporary photography. This week, 1854 Presents: Rory Lewis. Rory Lewis is a dedicated portrait photographer who has spent over a decade capturing many of the world’s most recognised faces. Sitters have included the likes of William Shatner, David Cameron, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Iain Glen and Natalie Dormer. Rory’s images have been exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic, with several of his portraits having been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London. In this free and exclusive live stream event, Rory will unpack his approach to portraiture alongside key sittings from his portfolio, including Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen and others. He will be discussing technique, lighting, direction and the broader inspiration behind his work. Pre-register now to watch for free, and stay tuned for more 1854 Presents livestream events View the archive of talks …

2020-07-22T11:13:37+01:00

1854 Presents: Ying Ang

25th June, 12PM (UK Time) | Pre-register now to watch for free From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, 1854 Presents brings the insights and expertise of world-class photography figures off the page and into your living room: from your own home, access exclusive artist talks, Q&As, panel discussions and more to keep you inspired and motivated during the COVID-19 lockdown — all completely free. This week, 1854 Presents: Ying Ang in conversation with Daniel Boetker-Smith. Ying Ang’s critically acclaimed long-form visual storytelling traverses the personal and the political, extrapolating the intensely private domains of PTSD, motherhood and social breakdown into wider political contexts of western capitalism and feminism. Crucially, Ying’s work employs her own lived experiences as a vehicle to interrogate and hypothesise larger, more universal imperatives. Between her first artist book, Gold Coast (2014), and her latest project, Bower Bird Blues, Ying has won numerous awards and accolades worldwide (including the New York Photo Book Prize, a nomination for the Prix Pictet and ‘Book of the Year’ listings from Magnum, Lensculture and …

2020-07-02T17:34:01+01:00

BJP Staff