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20/20 Visions: Re-valuing photography, people and place

23/11/2016 - 28/02/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The role of the photographer and the value of photography are in flux. Camera technology is now so cheap and pervasive that taking a photograph no longer holds an intrinsic value.

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we’ve invited 20 photographers who have known Knowle West Media Centre through the years to create new work, reflecting on how photography has changed over the past two decades.

The works focus on people and place and mix technologies both new and old, from pin hole cameras and polaroids, to laser-cutters and CNC machines.

Each work explores where, when and how the photographer can construct value and offers insights into how the future of photography might unfold in the next 20 years.


Amak Mahmoodian – Daniel Meadows – Maria Kapajeva – Nathan Hughes – Danya Defraytus – Nicholas White – Ibolya Feher – Mark Perham – Carole Sartain – Mark Simmons – Gina Lundy – Justin Quinnell – Roz Hall – Tommy Sussex – Elizabeth Orcutt & Matt Pontin – Joe Magee – Kirsty MacKay – Pete Ashton – Andrew Jackson – Chris Hoare – Carolyn Hassan

Join us at the preview evening on Tuesday 22 November, 6-8pm, and celebrate KWMC’s 20th birthday; reserve your free ticket at

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