As part of the Pierdom exhibition at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, we are hosting a series of short talks exploring the history of British Piers along with related artworks in the Museum’s collection.

All of the events are free to attend (with an admission ticket) and take place in the Pierdom Exhibition gallery.

Brighthelmstone, Sussex (1824) by Joseph M W Turner
A special opportunity to see Turner’s depiction of Brighton at the height of the city’s development, With Fine Art Curator Jenny Lund.
Tuesday 27 October 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Passion for Piers
Explore the personality, architecture and history of British piers made before 1914, With Explainer Jackie Marsh-Hobbs.
Tuesday 10 November 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Passion for Piers
Take a closer look at the history and architecture of the West Pier, with explainer Michael Carey.
Tuesday 22 December 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Passion for Piers
Explore the delights and disasters that feature in the history of British piers made after 1914, with explainer Jackie Marsh-Hobbs.
Tuesday 29 December 12:00pm – 1:00pm

More information about the Bite-Size Museum events can be found here.

 

Don’t miss the next POC meeting in Vevey, Switzerland. This anniversary workshop is being held in parallel with the Images Festival.

All events will take place at Local d’Art Contemporain, 8 Ruelle des Anciens-Fossés, Vevey, Switzerland. POC.

Here is the public program of our Vevey meeting. Hope to see you all there…

Sept 8, 11:30, Welcome BBQ!

Sept 9. 11:30, Come and Share the Brunch with us!

Sept 9, 16:00 -18:00: Sofa discussions: Two photographers share their work and thoughts with each other and with the public. Today: Brian Ulrich with Charles Fréger, Seba Kurtis with Petros Efstathiadis

Sept 10, 10:00 -12:00: Public working sessions: POC members are sharing their personal and collective projects, concerns and challenges. Public welcome.

Sept 10, 16:00-18:00: Sofa discussions: Two photographers share their work and thoughts with each other and with the public. Today: Anita Witek with Charlott Markus, Simon Roberts with Andrew Phelps

Sept 11, 11:00-12:00: Public working sessions: POC members are sharing their personal and collective projects, concerns and challenges. Public welcome.

Sept 21, 19:00: “Pocktails” evening!

The participating POC photographers are:

Patricia Almeida
Mathieu Bernard-Reymond
Bert Danckaert
Götz Diergarten
Cassander Eeftinck Schattenkerk
Petros Efstathiadis
Charles Fréger
Marina Gadonneix
Peter Granser
Yann Gross
Matthias Koch
Seba Kurtis
Charlott Markus
Loan Nguyen
Andrew Phelps
Augustin Rebetez
Simon Roberts
Brian Ulrich
Anita Witek

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