Untitled, from the series Conversations With My Mother. © Jessa Fairbrother.

Showcase: Jessa Fairbrother

Jessa Fairbrother was recently invited to attend the BPB Portfolio Reviews with this series, Conversations with My Mother.

Image courtesy of the artist

Instagram takeover: Laura Pannack

Photographer Laura Pannack, takes over our Instagram account as our guest editor, December 2016.

© Federico Clavarino, Untitled from the series 'Italia o Italia'.

Ideas on Talent: Federico Claravino

Ideas on Talent is our series aimed at talent development in young and emerging photographers. We spoke to photographer Federico Claravino for our latest installment.

© Ewen Spencer Untitled from the series Kick over the statues a Photoworks and Fabrica co-commission for Brighton Photo Biennial 2016.

Ideas Series: Ewen Spencer interview

We spoke to BPB16 commissioned photographer, Ewen Spencer, about his project ‘Kick over the statues’, shown at Fabrica Gallery Oct – Nov 2016.

Untitled, Dunkirk Jungle, 2016 © Immo Klink

Showcase: Immo Klink

Our latest showcase is photographer, Immo Klink, whose work focuses on migrant camps and migrants relationship to clothing.


BPB16 Interactive Panoramas

Brighton Photo Biennial 2016 interactive installation panoramas.

Image courtesy of artist

Instagram Takeover: Liz Orton

Visual artist, Liz, Orton, becomes our next guest editor for our Instagram takeover, November 2016.

© Sian Davey from the series 'Martha' showing at LAF17 Photo50

Photoworks at London Art Fair 18-22 January 2016

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Mufuddel, from the series Omanis Under Water. © Estabrak Al-Ansari

Showcase: Estabrak Al-Ansari

Estabrak Al-Ansari was selected as DWMA Curators’ Choice Prize for the Danny Wilson Memorial Award in this year’s Brighton Photo Fringe.

Untitled, from the Post series, © Marta Zgierska

Ideas on Talent: Marta Zgierska

We spoke with Marta Zgierska about her series ‘Post’, a project based on fears and the harsh reality of trauma experienced first hand.

Untitled from the series Slow Time. © Sam Laughlin.

Showcase: Sam Laughlin

Sam Laughlin, winner of the 2016 Danny Wilson Memorial Award, shares his thoughts on the two bodies of work he exhibited at this year’s Brighton Photo Fringe, Slow Time and Nests.

Image Credit: Fleur van Dodewaard

Ideas Series: Inside Out Upside Down

‘Inside Out Upside Down’ opens at The Photographers’ Gallery November 11 and is guest curated by Wandering Bears. We spoke to the creative trio about the upcoming show.


Café Royal Books: An Anarchic Archive

Lewis Bush examines the archive of Cafe Royal Books and its function in the current arena of photobooks.

Untitled, from the series Assembly. © Martin Seeds, 2016.

Showcase: Martin Seeds

Recent 2016 University of Brighton MA Photography graduate Martin Seeds looks at the role of the Northern Ireland Assembly using the natural landscape as metaphor for the fragile political landscape.

Donkey Skin, from the series Shadows in Paradise. © Marianna Rothen, 2015
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Situation and Seduction

Taken from Photoworks Annual issue 22, Lucy Soutter introduces us to the mini series Shadows in Paradise and its central character, Blondie.


Instagram Takeover: Arteh Odjidja

BPB16 contributor and participant in ‘The Dandy Lion Project’, Arteh Odjidja takes over our Instagram account in November 2016

Mother Bank, eight minutes, from the series Six Degrees of Freedom. © Richard Boll, 2016.

Showcase: Richard Boll

Selected as a Photoworks Award winner, 2016 University of Brighton MA Photography graduate Richard Boll plays with time and chance in these long exposure seascapes.


Instagram Takeover: Jessica Backhaus

Jessica Backhaus is regarded as one of the most distinguished voices in contemporary photography in Germany today and takes over our Instagram account during November, 2016.


BPB16 Panorama: Reimagine

Olivia Arthur and Bharat Sikka

A Photoworks/FOCUS Festival Mumbai co-commission in partnership with the University of Brighton

Installation view, Kick over the statues (Ewen Spencer), Fabrica, 40 Duke Street, Brighton. A Photoworks / Fabrica co-commission. Brighton Photo Biennial 2016. Photo Credit: Nigel Green.

BPB16 Panorama: Kick over the statues

Kick over the statues  
Ewen Spencer

Photo Credit: Nigel Green.

BPB16 Panorama: The Dandy Lion Project

The Dandy Lion Project
Curated by Shantrelle P. Lewis 
European premiere


BPB16 Panorama: Off the Page – Self Styled

Off the Page,
Magdalena Keaney

'The Reveal' 2011, from the series Define Yourself, 2012 – 2014. Cherelle Sappleton

Showcase: Cherelle Sappleton

Selected as one of the five showcases from the Annual submission entry on fashion and style, Cherelle Sappleton uses collage to create provocative images responding to the male gaze in editorial photography.

Alejandro Acin, Porter #2, from the series A Trading Journey, 2015
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Photoworks Annual Issue 23: Open Call – Consumer Culture

In this commissioned article for Photoworks Annual, Diane Smyth provides context for the three selected folios and presents the very different, but equally critical, takes on the marketing fantasy of fashion photography.

Photo credit: Nigel Green

BPB16 Panorama: Our City, How Do We Look?

Our City, How Do We Look?
Chynna Guyat, Jennifer Jackson, Judith Ricketts and Sophia Wöhleke

Photo Credit: Nigel Green.

BPB16 Panorama: Fashion Shows.

British photographer, Nigel Shafran, was invited by Photoworks to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ especially for BPB16.

‘#3’ from the series Too Many Blackamoors, 2015. Heather Agyepong. Courtesy of the artist/Autograph ABP

Showcase: Heather Agyepong

Selected as one of the five showcases from the Annual submission entry on fashion and style, Heather Agyepong draws on historical and personal experience to disrupt the black, female narrative.

Leah Gordon, 'College Mixte Cosmopolitan', 2013

What the Eye Feels: Leah Gordon and the Tailors of Port-au-Prince

Taken from our latest Photoworks Annual Issue 23 titled ‘Self-styled’, Ben Fountain looks at the works of Leah Gordon in relation to our Biennial themes.