Over 100 innovative and striking photographs will be on
display in Wolverhampton when a leading international print
exhibition comes to the city for the first time in its
The Royal Photographic Society’s 154th
International Print Exhibition will be co-hosted by the University
of Wolverhampton’s School of Art &
Design and the Wolverhampton Art Gallery from 26 March to 20
Su Fahy, divisional leader for Fine Art and Photography at the
University, has received an Associateship of the Society and is
organising the event. She said: “Bringing the exhibition to
Wolverhampton is an excellent opportunity for students and the
public to view this show for the first time and I am also delighted
to have one of my own prints selected for the show.”
People can visit the show at the School of Art and Design within
the Bessant Gallery, Long Gallery and Foyer of the MK Building and
the Wolverhampton Art Gallery between 26 March and 20 May 2012.
The show will be open at the School of Art and Design on
weekdays from 10am until 5pm and at Wolverhampton Art Gallery from
Monday to Saturday between 10am and 5pm.
To celebrate the exhibition coming to Wolverhampton, Su Fahy has
also founded the University’s first wlvfotofest
which is a programme of photography events surrounding the
Su added: “We hope to run wlvfotofest as a biennial event within
Wolverhampton to showcase photography in the region and create a
forum for discussion.”
events include an open lecture series starting with the Pinhole
Photography Lecture by photographer Justin Quinnell on Tuesday, 27
March 2012 from 11am to1pm.
Artist and photographer Ann Walker will discuss ‘exploring
identity’ on Thursday, 29 March 2012 from 11am to 1pm.
There will also be student workshops and exhibitions around
Birmingham and Wolverhampton, and a Photographers Forum will take
place in May.
The lectures are open to the public. To register, contact Marina
Gavriel on 01902 322446.
The Royal Photographic Society (RPS), founded in 1853, is the
most prestigious international photographic society. It has long
been recognised for the promotion and maintenance of high
photographic standards around the world and has established itself
worldwide through its programme of touring exhibitions, events and
special interest groups.
Picture: On The Job by Bian Shaoqing
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Date Issued: Thursday, 22 March 2012
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