Amnesty photo events
AS PART of the Photomonth festival in East London, Amnesty UK is holding a series
of photograpy exhibitions and events under the title "Human Rights in the Frame"
All events are at Amnesty International UK, The Human Rights Action Centre,
17 - 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
(map: nearest tubes Liverpool St &
Old St; Buses 149, 35, 47, 48). Book for all talks at www.amnesty.org.uk/events
20 OCTOBER - 5 NOVEMBER
Amnesty International Media Awards 2009: Eugene Richards (winner) No one much cares; Jim Goldberg Disposable People; Lefteris Pitarakis Gaza aftermath.
Open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Admission free; No booking required.
29 OCTOBER AT 7pm
Alive or dead? The evolution of photojournalism in the digital age.
With technologgy confinually evolving, the rise of citizen journalism
and the use of the internet to host and distribute images, the way we receive
images has changed. What effect is this having on photojournalism and
on human rights reporting? Panel will include: Sophie Batterbury, picture editor,
Independent on Sunday; Camilla Brown, senior curator, Photographers' Gallery;
Benjamin Chesterton, DuckRabbit; Eulette Ewart, press officer, Amnesty International UK (chair).
18 NOVEMBER AT 7pm
Talk: Jenny Matthews - Collateral damage - Women and War
Documentary photographer Jenny Mailbeas has travelled all over the world, working for
human rights and development organisations. Her photography has. been published in a
wide range of magazines including Marie Claire, Guardran Weekend,
the Sunday Times, the Independent and Night and Day.
18 NOVEMBER - 11 DECEMBER
Collateral damage by Jenny Matthews. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm: Admission free. No booking required.
30 NOVEMBER AT 7pm
Talk: Phil Maxwell - Human rights - photojournalism and film
Photojournalist and film maker Phil Maxwell opens up his 35-year-old archive to explore how human rights issues are pursued through
the camera lens and asks the question: Can a photojournalist change anything? Admission free.