VII London Panel Discussion

According to VII, an upcoming panel discussion in London will feature some heavy-hitters from the photography world:

© Christopher Morris/VII

VII photographers Lynsey Addario, Gary Knight, Christopher Morris and Stephanie Sinclair will be at the Frontline Club to discuss the key themes in “Questions Without Answers,” the forthcoming book by VII. The book will be on sale and available for signing at the event, sponsored by Canon.

Featuring Lynsey Addario, Gary Knight,
Christopher Morris & Stephanie Sinclair
May 21, 2012, 7pm
Fee: £12.50 (£10 concession)
Frontline Club

Magnum Professional Practice Review

If you are in London, probably worth checking out (straight from the Magnum newsletter):

Magnum Professional Practice: 12th – 13th May 2012

Review: Magnum Professional Practice at IdeasTap HQ

David Hurn delivers a lecture at Magnum Professional Practice. Image courtesy Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos and it’s educational partners IdeasTap, are pleased to announce the next Magnum Professional Practice event in support of emerging photographers.
Originated as a response to photography’s ever evolving marketplace, Professional Practice provides photographers with an introduction to the varied industries of professional photography, and provide networking and opportunities to gain practical and impartial advice from the UKs leading professionals.

In a series of weekend lectures, leading figures of the photographic industry will deliver presentations and advice on the best means in engaging with and the realities of working in their sectors. Speakers from the advertising & corporate, editorial, gallery, NGO, museum, publishing and rights managed sectors will each give presentations on their subject of expertise, with plenty of time for questions and networking opportunities.

Confirmed speakers are:

Olivia Arthur – Magnum Photographer
Sophie Batterbury – Picture Editor – The Independent on Sunday
Sophie Chapman-Andrews, Head of Art Buying, McCann Erickson
Paula James – Archive Sales Manager – Panos Pictures
Kate Pattison – Head of Stories – Film & Photography, Oxfam
Fiona Rogers – Cultural & Education Manager – Magnum Photos
Stuart Smith – Smith Design
Sophie Wright – Cultural Director – Magnum Photos

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2012
£250 +VAT (includes lunch & refreshments on both days)
For further information or to apply, click here

This event is hosted by Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design at their new Kings Cross Campus; Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA

More information about what the practice sessions are like here.