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Van Leo - Self Portrait Van Leo
Self Portrait (1944)
Van-Leo Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections Library, The American University in Cairo

Anthony Lam interview in the latest Engage Journal

Jun 23rd 2011 | Juliette Buss

Really great interview with artist Anthony Lam in the latest issue of the Engage Journal (Engage 27 Exchange: Artists, Young People and Galleries). We had the pleasure of working with Anthony during 2008 on the Post Up project, which gets a mention here. For details of how to get hold of a copy of the journal visit the Engag more

Announcement - Brighton Photo Biennial & Photoworks to merge

Mar 30th 2011 | Leah Bartczak

We are pleased to be receiving continued Arts Council investment under the newly established status of National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) and excited to announce the integration of Brighton Photo Biennial and Photoworks. Our NPO bid was as a merged organisation and we are delighted both organisations have secured a future for the next 3 years. The continued ACE investment recognises both organisations' proven track records in promoting and celebrating excellence in photography. We more

BPB 2010: Opening Weekend Talks Available on YouTube

Feb 10th 2011 | Rosie Hermon

All of the BPB 2010 Opening Weekend Talks have been uploaded to our YouTube Channel, including: In Conversation: BPB 2010 - Martin Parr (BPB 2010 Guest Curator) explores his curatorial approach in conversation with Helen Cadwallader (BPB Executive Director). Artist Talks - Stephen Gill, Rinko Kawauchi and Alec Soth present on their work commissioned for BPB 2010 reflecting on their ideas, subject matter and approach to making work. Alejandro C more

Staff News

Feb 4th 2011 | Rosie Hermon

Yesterday Sharla Mann, the Brighton Photo Biennial General Manager, left to begin her maternity leave. The BPB team would like to wish her all the best in the coming months, as I’m sure will the many other people that have met her during her time here.  In her absence Leah Bartcz more

All Photos from the Opening Weekend Now on Flickr

Jan 6th 2011 | Rosie Hermon

All photos from the BPB 2010 Opening Weekend are now up on Flickr, plus images from BPB 2010 Publishers Hub, BPB 2010 Street Presence and a few of the BPB Team, just follow the link below... Enjoy! more

Happy Christmas from the BPB Team

Dec 24th 2010 | Rosie Hermon

The BPB Team would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to keeping you updated with the latest BPB news in 2011. more

More documentation of BPB 2010 on our Flickr site

Dec 24th 2010 | Rosie Hermon

Now as well as images of the BPB 2010 exhibitions, we have uploaded photos taken at BPB 2010 In Conversation and Artists' Talks on Friday 1 October, as part of the Opening Weekend: "The Biennial Opening Weekend began on Friday 1 through to Sunday 3 October, comprising a full programme of in conversations, talks and panel events, offering festival visitors the chance to meet many of the invited inte more

BPB and me - Blog by Leah Bartczak

Nov 15th 2010 | Leah Bartczak

"Two months at the Brighton Photo Biennial have flown by already and this fledgling Project Co-ordinator has tried her hand at a range of new things. Thrown in at the deep end, I spent my first day of work at a disused 1930’s department store. The exhibition New Ways of Looking was to be installed at the former Co-op on London Road, Brighton, and I was to go on-site for an afternoon..."  Click here for mor more

6 Months at BPB - Blog by Josh Alliston

Nov 11th 2010 | Josh Alliston

"One day a week for 6 months. It doesn’t sound like much, and to tell the truth it isn’t that much. But there is a lot you can learn in that time, especially in such a diverse, exciting environment like that of the office of the UK’s largest curated photography festival..." Click here for more! more

Chance to win a year's subscription to Photoworks! - survey now closed

Oct 25th 2010 | Leah Bartczak

Click here to take our short website survey for your chance to win. Visit for further information about our partner, Photoworks. more

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