Photo Fringe Previews and Party Thursday 6 October
Photo Fringe officially kicks off Thursday 6 October and everyone’s invited!
Many of the Photo Fringe exhibitions in Brighton & Hove can be previewed during Thursday afternoon and evening, before we let our hair down at our opening party at Ironworks Studios (see below).
Photo Fringe 2022: Collectives Hub
Phoenix Art Space
10-14 Waterloo Place, Brighton BN2 9NB
speeches, pay bar
all welcome / no need to book
Join the Photo Fringe Team at Phoenix Art Space to launch this year's Collectives Hub exhibition of new work by photography and lens-based artist collectives selected from open call.
AION - Rhiannon Adam, Emily Graham, Laura Pannack, Jon Tonks.
Collective 22 - Leah Band, Adam Bennett, Simona Ciocarlan, Caitriona Dunnett, Susanne Hakuba, Pippa Healy, Phil Hill, Christian Jago, Elena Kollatou and Leonidas Toumpanos, Nieves Mingueza, Zara Pears, Nat Wilkins, Mandy Williams,
Collective - Iana Mizguina, Corinne Whitehouse, Hayden Wilde.
Copy & Paste - Paula Tollett, Matt Bruce, Ryan Smith, Mike Tudor.
Hiatus Collective - Anna Luk, Ben Parker, Emily Gaskin, Lisa Doyle, Lucy Kane, Saffron Laishley, Sam Megilley, Sophie Phillips, Stani Vaseva.
Mass Collective - Henry Woide, Luca Piffaretti, Francesco Russo, Polly Tootal, Simon Kennedy, Caroline Charrel, Andrew Meredith, Sue Barr.
Photo Fringe 2022 Opening Party
Thursday 6 October
8pm - midnight
Tickets £5 in advance via Eventbrite
Come celebrate the tenth edition of our biennial, open-platform, photography festival with music, dancing and photography projections. Guest DJs include Jade Hylton aka DJ 5 Star plus, of course, it wouldn't be a Photo Fringe party without some tunes from the legendary Stephen Bull. Meet our exhibitors, network with Brighton's photography community, find out more about this year's festival and help us raise funds for Photo Fringe.
Photo Fringe 2022 OPEN Digital
Brighton CCA: Dorset Place
6 Dorset Place
5 - 7pm
Commissioned by Photo Fringe from an open call, Anne-Marie Atkinson’s piece brings often excluded voices into conversations around new or alternative futures. Working with people with learning disabilities, Atkinson has compressed multiple visual responses to the festival’s theme of Real Utopias and presents them as an ever-changing digital collage.
no need to book / drinks / donations welcome
10am - 7pm
Work by young photographers examining how the photograph can be used to document history, tell a story, convey a message, or disrupt the narrative.
The exhibited images were created by the 16 - 21-year-old participants of the Photo Fringe project Projecting Power: Photography as Activism, whose online workshops were led by Natalie Mitchell.
Exhibiting artists: Symoné Adeymi, Maroa-Isabell Al-Sahlani, Malak Hamdallah, Mars Obonyo, Destinie Paige, Hisham Pryce-Parchment and Shaefali Sakharkar.
Looking for Spiders
The Regency Town House
13 Brunswick Square
12 - 6pm
Exploring themes related to the imagined places and conditions of utopian or dystopian existence.
Exhibiting artists: Rosie Barnes, Julia Biro, Susanne Hakuba, Zara Peers, Kim Shaw, Kim Thornton and Verity Welstead.
Telling Pictures: Photography in Practice; Photography in Theory
University of Brighton Galleries
154-155 Edward St
9am - 8pm
Showcasing a range of photographs emerging from different research practices in the University of Brighton's Research Excellence Group.
Exhibiting artists: Kamal Badhey, Holly Birtles, Daniel Campbell-Blight, Zoe Childerley, Matthew Cornford, Jasper Goodall, Fergus Heron, Åsa Johannesson, Mark Joste, Rachel Maloney, James William Murray, Annebella Pollen, Xavier Ribas, Ëpha Roe, Martin Seeds, Kirsty Thomas.
A Slow Creeping
Thomas & Maloney
170 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JB
5 - 7.30pm
Rachel Maloney and Kirsty Thomas' experimental photographic and moving image work responds in part to the artists' joint interest in Charlotte Perkins Gillmans' gothic tale, The Yellow Wallpaper.
Le Ciel de Saison
93 St George's Road
6 - 9pm
Constructed photos speak of catastrophic flooding in the artist's hometown of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.
With My Back to the World
90 St George's Road
8am - 4.30pm
Even a Maniac Can Learn to Drive
Cole Flynn Quirke
61 St George's Road
11am - 5pm
An ongoing, autobiographical, coming-of-age series. "A swan song to the age of no, or very little responsibility".
61 St George's Road
7.30 - 8.30pm
A different visual investigation projected onto a screen every night throughout the festival by creative development studio Multiple States.
12 Hanningtons Lane
6-9pm RSVP to email@example.com
Exhibiting artists: Rosie Emerson, Richard Heeps, Lexi Laine, Jack Parker and Emily Paxton.