photography

Friday 6 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Stories and the Media

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in March and April.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Friday 11 March 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Wednesday 3 February 2016, 7:00 PM

First Wednesday: In the Picture with Abbas – Documenting Iran from 1970

Magnum photographer Abbas will be joining us to show and discuss his extraordinary body of work on Iran. Spanning from the 1970s to his return in 1997 after 17 years of exile, his photographs capture every level of Iranian politics and society – from the Shah and his men to the streets of Tehran.


November 19, 2015

In the Picture with Giles Duley: “Anti-War Photographer”

By Ratha Lehall On Wednesday 18 November, the Frontline Club hosted photographer Giles Duley to discuss the themes and individual images in his latest project, One Second of Light. Duley was joined by Roger Tatley, director at the Marian Goodman Gallery, and Jon Levy, a photo editor currently working with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). One Second of […]


November 5, 2015

Nowhere People: The World’s 10M Stateless People

By Charlotte Beale On 3 November at the Frontline Club, photojournalist Greg Constantine spoke to UNHCR’s UK representative Gonzalo Vargas Llosa about Nowhere People, Constantine’s body of ten years of photographic work on the world’s estimated 10m stateless people.


November 2, 2015

1915: The Last Survivors of the Armenian Genocide

By Anna Speyart ‘[Photography] isn’t necessarily about creating images; it’s about experiencing life and experiencing stories. Images are just a side effect.’


October 21, 2015

Frame by Frame: Photojournalism in Afghanistan

By Anna Speyart On Tuesday 20 November 2015, the Frontline Club hosted a packed screening of the documentary Frame by Frame, followed by a discussion with filmmakers Alexandria Bombach and Mo Scarpelli. The film follows four Afghan photojournalists who have the challenging task of helping to establish a free and diverse media landscape after years of repressive Taliban […]


Wednesday 18 November 2015, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Giles Duley: One Second Of Light

One Second of Light is the culmination of a decade of experience observing and capturing the lives and stories of people around the world. Giles Duley will be joining us to present his work, to talk about how his approach to photography has changed and how this has affected the projects he embarks on and the work he produces.


Tuesday 3 November 2015, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Greg Constantine: Nowhere People

For an estimated ten million people around the world, the question “what am I without a nation?” is a constant reality. Photojournalist Greg Constantine has spent the past decade documenting the lives of the stateless around the world. He will be joining us to present Nowhere People, a body of work that reveals the human face of statelessness whilst providing tangible evidence of a problem that is far too easy to ignore.


Tuesday 20 October 2015, 7:00 PM

Screening: Frame by Frame + Q&A

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors Mo Scarpelli and Alexandria Bombach.

After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own – reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves.


July 21, 2015

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

By Helena Kardova Dorothea Lange introduced a tenderness to documentary photography, which has since elevated her images to an iconic status and pushed US citizens to come to terms with darker aspects of their collective history. On Monday 20 July 2015, the Frontline Club hosted a preview screening of the PBS documentary Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning. The […]


Tuesday 27 October 2015, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Diana Markosian: 1915 – My Armenia

A century ago, on the eve of World War I, there were two million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire. By the early 1920s, when the massacres and deportations finally ended, one and a half million of them were dead, with many more forcibly removed from the country. In a new project, Armenian-American photographer Diana Markosian travelled to Armenia to meet survivors and to ask them about their last memories of their early home. She will be joining us in conversation with Fiona Rogers, global business development manager at Magnum Photos International & founder of Firecracker, to show her work and share the stories of the survivors she met who, 100 years on, still remember their home.


July 17, 2015

Marikana: Politics, Power and Platinum

By Amy McConaghy On 16 August 2012, South African police shot and killed 34 striking miners from the Marikana platinum mine owned by Lonmin. They were on strike for a living wage, trapped in a life of desperate poverty. With the Marikana Commission having recently released their report into what happened, the Frontline Club hosted a two-part event […]


Monday 20 July 2015, 7:00 PM

PBS Preview Screening – Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Dyanna Taylor.
Explore, through her granddaughter’s eyes, the life story of Dorothea Lange, the photographer who captured the iconic image “Migrant Mother.” Never-seen-before photos, film footage, interviews, family memories, and journals reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself.


Thursday 16 July 2015, 7:00 PM

South Africa: Politics, Power and Platinum

On 16 August 2012, South African police opened fire on a large crowd of men who were on strike from the Marikana platinum mine. The police action resulted in 112 people being shot and 34 killed. Nearly three years on from the massacre and as the Marikana Commission are due to publish their inquiry into what happened, we will be holding a special event in two parts to explore politics, power and platinum in South Africa.


Wednesday 10 June 2015, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Zalmaï: Afghanistan – Dread and Dreams

Internationally renowned Afghan-born photographer Zalmaï has spent years capturing the human cost of disintegration and dispossession caused by war around the world. In a new body of work, entitled Dread and Dreams, he turns his lens to his own country to capture life in Afghanistan against the backdrop of the 14-year US-led invasion. He will be joining us in conversation with editor-in-charge of Reuters Wider Image, Alexia Singh, to present this deeply personal and humanistic body of work of Afghan refugees, by an Afghan refugee.


Friday 29 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Marketing Workflow for Photographers

This intensive one-day workshop will cover all aspects of marketing for photographers. The workshop will give photographers the skills to tailor their marketing efforts to the real needs of their clients, giving them practical tools to enhance their self-promotion and raise their conversion rate.


April 15, 2015

The Life and Work of Eve Arnold

By Amy McConaghy “She was propelled by this extraordinary curiosity to find out about the country and the people. She really was an anthropologist in many ways.” Speaking at the Frontline Club on Tuesday 14 April, journalist and author Janine di Giovanni reflected on the life of photographer Eve Arnold and her in-depth, immersive approach to her […]


Friday 22 May 2015, 7:00 PM

Screening: Regarding Susan Sontag + Q&A

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Nancy Kates.
Regarding Susan Sontag is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. Endlessly curious, passionate and gracefully outspoken throughout her career, Susan Sontag became one of the most important literary, political and feminist icons of her generation.


March 4, 2015

Lynsey Addario: Stories of a War Photographer

By Francis Churchill On Tuesday 3 March, veteran photojournalist Lynsey Addario shared stories from her years covering conflict and human rights crises with a packed audience at the Frontline Club. In a discussion chaired by Alexia Singh, editor-in-charge of Reuters Wider Image, Addario shared insights from her time embedding with the US military in Afghanistan, her capture […]


Tuesday 14 April 2015, 7:00 PM

The Life of Eve Arnold with Janine di Giovanni and Susan Meiselas

Born to a poor immigrant family in Philadelphia in 1912, Eve Arnold became a photographer by chance. In the first volume of a major new series of illustrated biographies of Magnum photographers, journalist Janine di Giovanni traces the life and achievements of Eve Arnold. She will be joining us in conversation with documentary photographer, Susan Meiselas, to share the story and show the work of one of the most accomplished photojournalists of the twentieth century.


Tuesday 3 March 2015, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Lynsey Addario: It’s What I Do

From Afghanistan to Iraq, Darfur to Libya, Lynsey Addario has spent the past decade and a half capturing life on the frontline. In her new book, It’s What I Do, she details the journey. She will be joining us in conversation with editor-in-charge of Reuters Wider Image, Alexia Singh, to share her story of how a relentless pursuit of truth, in virtually every major theatre of war in the twenty-first century, has shaped her life.


Tuesday 17 February 2015, 7:00 PM

Memory in Motion

Founded by a group of award-winning photographers committed to covering the stories affecting the world around them and in partnership with Libre, a group of web-passionate developers, Me-Mo is a documentary photography magazine that strives to push the limits of visual storytelling. Following the release of issue #1, out on digital newsstands from 19 January, Me-Mo co-founders Manu Brabo and Fabio Bucciarelli and Libre president Matteo Dispenza, will be joining us at the Frontline Club to present the project and the inspiration behind it, and to talk about how technology is influencing new medias. Brabo and Bucciarelli will also present their work, featured in issue #1, from the Libyan revolution.


November 12, 2014

Quelque part en France: Introducing John G Morris the photographer

By Isabel Gonzalez-Prendergast On Tuesday 11 November, John G Morris, former picture editor for Life magazine, joined guests at the Frontline Club to share his photographs and experiences in Normandy towards the end World War II. Robert Pledge, co-founder of Contact Press Images and editor of Morris‘s book Quelque Part En France, joined his good […]


Tuesday 11 November 2014, 7:00 PM

In the Picture with John G Morris: Quelque part en France

In 1944, John G. Morris was a young picture editor working in London for Life magazine, overseeing the photographic reportage of World War II. Normally confined to the picture desk, in June of that year he went to France to coordinate the coverage of the D-Day landings, bringing back 14 rolls of black-and-white film, which have remained in his personal archive until now.

Morris, now 97, will be joining us in conversation with Robert Pledge, the co-founder of the international independent picture agency Contact Press Images, to present his images and discuss his world of photographic reportage.


Tuesday 28 October 2014, 7:00 PM

The Remarque Prize: A Two Minute Salute

This event is organised by The Artistic Horde.

The format of the evening will be varied; as well as performances from the poetry finalists themselves, there will also be a brief talk about War Child’s work, a performance by Anthony Anaxagorou and a musical interlude by a fantastic young talent. In the audience there will also be a range of well known poets, such as Owen Shears and Philip Wells.


Wednesday 23 July 2014, 7:00 PM and Thursday 24 July 2014, 6:30 PM

In the Picture with Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Maidan – Portraits from the Black Square

Anastasia Taylor-Lind’s portraits of ‘fighters’ and ‘mourners’ from Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kiev from February 2014, captured with an air of stillness and reflection, show the individuals involved in, and impacted by, the unrest. She will be joined in conversation by Olivier Laurent, editor of TIME’s LightBox.

Maidan – Portraits from the Black Square will be published in its entirety by GOST Books on Thursday 24 July 2014. Join Taylor-Lind for the official launch and signing on the book at the club from 6:30 PM. For more details, see here.


Wednesday 25 June 2014, 7:00 PM

Frontline Showcase: Photographing the World

Showcase is back in June and this time we will be focusing on the compelling, inquisitive and thought-provoking images that are being captured around the world. The evening will feature a selection of work by photojournalists Daniel Berehulak, Eman Mohammed, Tim Freccia and Alvaro Ybarra Zavala. Following this, award-winning photojournalist Robert King will be in conversation with roving foreign correspondent for The Times, Anthony Loyd.


Wednesday 18 June 2014, 7:00 PM

Ukraine Crisis: Turning the Page and Shaping the Narrative

Following months of unrest, Ukraine has a new leader. Known as the Chocolate King, Petro Poroshenko is tasked with restoring law and order, and steering the country away from conflict.

As fighting in the east continues, we will be looking at the challenges that lie ahead for Poroshenko and asking how he will unite the country.


April 11, 2014

No Exposure: Conflict illustration in a photographic world

By Elliott Goat The theorist Susan Sontag wrote: “For a long time some people believed that if the horror could be made vivid enough, most people would finally take in the outrageousness, the insanity of war.” While our perception and understanding of the 20th century is intrinsically linked to the images of its conflicts, photography’s […]