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Magnum Photos and Create Jobs are proud to present an evening discussion exploring the challenges of starting out in photography and navigating the creative industries for emerging practitioners. Chaired by Emma Bowkett, Director of Photography at Financial Times Weekend Magazine

“Please Mind the Flash” is an exhibition showcasing photographic work by 24 young Londoners produced as part of the Creativity Works: Visual Storytelling programme, a collaboration between Magnum Photos and Create Jobs.

During this free, seven-week course, these young creatives worked under the mentorship of Magnum Photos associate Sohrab Hura and in close collaboration with the exhibition co-curators Emma Bowkett (Director of Photography, Financial Times Weekend Magazine) and Max Ferguson (Founding Editor of Splash & Grab Magazine, the Director of Photography of Port Magazine) as well as the creative team at HudsonBec Group, to create a body of work that explores or represents their London.

The exhibition is open on 11 December from 11am till 8pm.

Exhibition Events

Fail Safe workshop – 11am – 1pm
Explore your creativity in this free interactive workshop from the OneFive collective, a group of young photographers and image makers.

Free – registration Tickets available: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/onefive-x-magnum-photos-x-create-jobs-fail-safe-tickets-84200697553

On Entering the Creative Industries: an evening talk chaired by Emma Bowkett
6pm – 7pm
Speakers include Flore-Adèle Gau (Visual Communication Consultant), Sophie Gladstone (Photographer), Markn (Photographer) and Max Ferguson

Free – registration here.

Where & When

Wednesday 11 December
Hoxton Arches
Arch 402 Cremer St,
London E2 8HD

This exhibition was realised thanks to the support of Arts Council England and FUJIFILM UK.

Creativity Works: Visual Storytelling is a Mayor’s Fund for London programme, supported by Berkeley Foundation, Citi Foundation and Arts Council England, and delivered by Create Jobs at A New Direction and Magnum Photos in partnership with The HudsonBec Group and with in-kind support by Wex Photo Video, Fujifilm UK and Newspaper Club.