Talks & Conferences
  • Interview with Larry Herman on his Cuban Notebook, as part of Black History Month, Brady Arts and Community Centre, Whitechapel, London, 2018
  • Panel discussion on the exhibition, Against the Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera, London, 2018
  • Panel chair for discussion on participatory photography projects, ‘Culture Shifts’, organised by Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, 2018
  • ‘Scotland’s Far North’ exhibition, in conversation with Mike Goldwater, Jenny Matthews, David Gordon and Malcolm Dickson, Director, Street Level Photoworks, on the history of the Half Moon Photography Workshop and Camerawork, Glasgow, 2017
  • ‘Larry Herman: Clydeside 1974-76’ exhibition, in conversation with Malcolm Dickson, Larry Herman, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, 2016
  • Convenor of panel on ‘Community Photography, Then and Now’, for the conference, ‘Radical Histories: Histories of Radicalism’, Queen Mary University, London, 2016
  • Co-covenor study day for PARC’s Research Biennale, London ‘Hags Unlimited: Damsels Undistressed, Taking Photographs and Liberties in ’70s and ’80s Britain’, 2015
  • Symposium: Photography and Society I – Community Engagement: The Observer and the Observed, Keynote speaker, University of Plymouth, 2015
  • ‘Photography for the Community: How the London-based Photography Collectives of the 1970s Showed Different Ways of Seeing’, conference paper, Counterculture and its Legacies, 1966-77, Royal College of Art, London, 2014
  • ‘Different Ways of Seeing: Community Photography in the London-based Photography Collectives of the 1970s’, conference paper, Dissent!: Histories and Meanings of Opposition from 1968 to the Present, Aalborg University, Denmark, 2014
  • ‘Different Ways of Seeing: Camerawork in Northern Ireland in the 1970s’, conference paper, War in the Visual Arts, University College Cork, Ireland, 2013
  • Study day organiser and presenter, ‘Community Matters: Photography Collectives of the 1970s, and Today’, 2013
  • ‘Nobody told us about it’: Socialising photo-history, invited speaker, the North East Photography Network, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, 2013
  • ‘Contemporary Photography, Community and the Positive View’, chaired by Charlotte Cotton for Art13 Talk, panel member, London, 2013