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  • Urban Encounters Conference Goldsmiths 2016

    Urban Encounters Conference Goldsmiths 2016

    Urban Encounters Conference Goldsmiths 2016 is a three day event that starts on Thursday 3 November 18.30 – 21.00 at the Tate Modern Artist’s Talk  – the keynote speaker is Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, this will be followed by the UrbanPhotoFest opening.Read More »
  • UPB Walk in the Brighton North Laine

    UPB Walk in the Brighton North Laine

    On Sunday 18th September over 20 people – some returning members and some new members – walked with Gill Golding and Allan Grainger, the founders of Urban Photographers Brighton, to uncover the history of the North Laine. Gill’s talk duringRead More »
  • Urban Photographers Brighton – Meet Ups

    Urban Photographers Brighton – Meet Ups

    This is a group for anyone who likes taking photographs of the urban landscape and wants to learn more about urban photography, and enjoys the company of others with the same interest. All skill levels and equipment are welcome; point-and-shoots,Read More »
  • Join UPB for a walk during the Brighton Photo Fringe!

    Join UPB for a walk during the Brighton Photo Fringe!

    Allan Grainger & Gill Golding, the co-founders of UPB, invite you to discover walking as a mode of artistic practice whilst engaging with the urban environment.   The aim of the walk will be to encourage conversations,  provide opportunities toRead More »

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The Similarity of Things – John Levett

The Similarity of Things - John Levett

It would have been 1953; the year of the Coronation.I lived in Luton. I was nine years old and unpersuaded by the title of our all-around-the-classroom frieze: All Roads Lead to London. “Chapel Street don’t go to London Miss. It

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Walking the Greenwich Peninsula – Gill Golding

Walking the Greenwich Peninsula - Gill Golding

This project started life as a walk in March 2013. My curiosity about the Greenwich Peninsula was aroused through the experience of walking through a series of contrasting environments; old derelict industrial buildings in the west, the corporate, commodified space

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The Oxenham House Neighbourhood Project – Anita Strasser

The Oxenham House Neighbourhood Project - Anita Strasser

How photographic research facilitated social cohesion within the community of this block of flats in south-east London The Oxenham House Neighbourhood Project was an attempt to create the social processes that instil a sense of community among neighbours through participatory

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Depicting the Psychogeographical Encounter – Allan Grainger

Depicting the Psychogeographical Encounter - Allan Grainger

Psychogeography is the point where psychology and geography meet in assessing the emotional and behavioural impact of urban space. Coverley (2010: p. 1)* Psychogeography embraces a bewildering array of ideas ranging from the surreal, to avant-garde experimentation, to political radicalism,

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Martin Parr asks Chris Killip why he’s republishing his 1988 opus

Martin Parr asks Chris Killip why he's republishing his 1988 opus

This article was first published by Time.com Since its publication in 1988, Chris Killip’s In Flagrante has been hailed as a masterpiece of photojournalism – a book that not only influenced many of Killip’s contemporaries but also came to be

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