In the Picture: 25 years of Panos Pictures

Talk April 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Picture credit: © Andrew McConnell/Panos Pictures

For 25 years photo agency Panos Pictures has been operating as the commercial arm of the development NGO the Panos Institute (now Panos London). Over that period Panos Pictures’ photographers have covered events at the epicentre of history and on the peripheries of the world, focusing on social and development stories globally.

This event will bring together key voices in Panos Pictures to discuss the developments at Panos and in the photojournalism industry over the past 25 years, and what the future holds.

Award-winning photographer and Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of the Arts, London, Paul Lowe, will be in conversation with the Director of Panos Pictures, Adrian Evans, and two Panos photojournalists, Andrew Testa and Chloe Dewe Mathews.

Freelance documentary photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews joined Panos Pictures in 2011. She has worked all over the world, and her most recent project Caspian won her the 2011 British Journal of Photography International Photography Award.

Andrew Testa began his career freelancing for the Guardian and Observer in the early 90s. Covering a wide range of topics, from the emerging environmental protest movement, to the war in Kosovo, he quickly made a name for himself. Since then has accumulated an array of prestigious awards, including three World Press Photo Awards, and has twice been named Amnesty International’s Photojournalist of the Year.