Brighton Photo Fringe 2012

Published On September 19, 2012 | By We Love Brighton | Archive

When: 6th October – 18th November
Where: across Brighton, Hove and Hastings

Brighton Photo Fringe was founded in 2003 in partnership with Brighton Photo Biennial (BpB), which began the same year. The Fringe was devised for local artists to become involved with the international festival, BpB. The Fringe has since grown into an all-encompassing festival, attracting 144,000 visitors in 2010, and is again open to all in 2012.


BRIGHTON ARTSFORUM 2.0 – Opening 5th October

Venue: Brighton Media Centre 10am-17pm
This show celebrates the current photographic practice of past ArtsFORUM presenters. Brighton ArtsFORUM aims to facilitate supportive critical debate, where artists can articulate and discuss the concerns of their work in progress. Free

FEMALE FIGHTERS – Opening 5th October

Venue: Sundial Clinic 1oam
Female Fighters alters the face of the urban landscape. A year-long project documenting female kickboxers culminates in a city-wide campaign installation. Free

MEMORY, TERRITORY, SPACE – Opening 6th October

Venue: Bellis Gallery 10.30am
8 are a group of photographers brought together by an individual response to memory, territory and space in the urban landscape. Presented here is the manifestation of the ownership of space from the simple placement of a chair on a street corner to the commercial occupation of every available space and the memory of forgotten places. Free


Venue: Phoenix Gallery
On the surface of images is Ahn’s first major solo exhibition. The work explores the relationship between Ahn’s parents, and in turn his family’s relationship with death and the afterlife. Using photography to reflect, repeat and dismember his parents, the images Ahn presents here often verge on the surreal. Free

ROADSIDE BRITAIN – Opening 16 October

Venue: Phoenix Brighton 11am-17pm
Celebrating 4 years of work and to coincide with a national book launch, Roadside Britain shows the traditional and quintessential aspects of British truck-roadside culture in a series of beautiful images from across the length and breadth of the UK. Free

ALTROVE – Opening 30th October

Venue: Phoenix Brighton 10am-6pm
Talking about migration – a frequent condition, especially amongst young people. With no time to root somewhere as another change is coming. The consequence is a constant re questioning of our identity but sometimes in a new environment, the only constant thing we have is the house. Free

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS – Opening 3rd November

Venue: Brighton Media Centre 9am-5pm
The exhibition title refers to a cultural phenomenon occurring throughout Mexico and the Southwest states of North America – the celebration of the deceased. This recent body of work represents a personal visual interpretation of historical, social, political and cultural elements of the region. It forms a journal of landscapes, people and the environment of towns and cities. Free

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