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Meet the photographer: Ian Beesley (with optional portfolio review)

Join us for this informal session with photographer Ian Beesley, as part of the RIBA Photo Festival 2023. These sessions give participants the opportunity to discuss their work with some of the most experienced and talented professionals in the field of architecture.

Our informal meet the photographer sessions give participants the opportunity to hear from and ask questions to some of the most experienced and talented professionals in the field of architecture.

The event format will also allow participants to receive feedback on their own photographic work (please bring prints or digital files on a memory stick).

This meet the photographer session is part of our programming for the RIBA Photo Festival 2023.

About the photographer

Ian Beesley is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed artist. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Milan Photo Festival in Italy, the International Photography Festival Shenyang, China, The National Media Museum, Bradford, the Peoples History Museum Manchester and the London International Art Fair.

Ian's work is held in the collections of the National Media Museum Bradford, The Royal Photographic Society, The V&A, London, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, the Imperial War Museum London, the National Museum of Labour, Helsinki, amongst many other important collections.

Beesley, currently an artist in residence for the Bradford Institute for Health Research, has published over 25 books. In 2012 he was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. He recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford for his significant contribution to art and culture and the social and economic development of Bradford.

Portfolio review sessions

Join Ian for an informal 30 minute one-to-one, and bring your folio for appraisal.

Do you need to discuss approaches to shooting? Ask for advice on how to exhibit your work? Your appointment will be tailored around you.

Date: Sessions are available to book on 9 November 2023, from 2pm to 5pm (30 minute sessions)

Price: £30


Places are limited, please book in advance for the portfolio review separately.