Photoworks Festival 2020 – Propositions for Alternative Narratives – can be experienced as a photography festival in a box. It is a portable festival where you become the curator and decide where and how to install it.
This unique and limited edition object includes artworks by Farah Al Qasimi, Lotte Andersen, Poulomi Basu, Roger Eberhard, Ivars Gravlejs, Pixy Liao, Alix Marie, Ronan Mckenzie, Sethembile Msezane, Alberta Whittle and Guanyu Xu, and a manifesto by the group Queer History Now.
Each of the artworks can be installed on your own walls: at home, in your office, in a gallery, in your classroom or with your community. There are an infinite amount of ways in which you can install the festival. Use nails, tape or clips to hang in your preferred space. There is a wall label for each, giving you more information about the artist and their work.
Hang it as a group with friends, with fellow artists or solo. Hang it now for the Photoworks Festival and hang it again somewhere else in the future. Or keep it, folded, as a special object.
If you’d like to share your own curated Photoworks Festival with us, post on your digital media platforms and tag us @photoworks_uk #AlternativeNarratives #PhotoworksFestival or send us a picture via email@example.com
Also included are texts by Simon Baker, Julia Bunnemann, Pamila Gupta, Shoair Mavlian, Lucy Soutter and Raquel Villar-Pérez.
You can watch our team unbox Photoworks Festival in a box here.
England’s New Lenses
Alongside the artists featured in the festival in a box you can view the online exhibition Untold Heritage, part of England’s New Lenses, a partnership project with English Heritage through Shout Out Loud. Untold Heritage invited 13 – 25 year olds across England to explore their own sense of heritage through photography this summer via workshops and an open call.
of heritage through photography this summer via workshops and an open call.
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