Thu 4 February 2021 | 18:30 – Fri 26 March 2021

Out of the Archives

Photo: Loraine Leeson 

Out of the Archives 

Our online talks series explores how photography archives can both document the past and inspire the present. 

We are back with a new programme for Women's History Month, bringing together a range of brilliant speakers to discuss feminist film and photography. 

Thursdays throughout March, further details coming soon. 


Collecting Stories of Everyday Life
 | 04 February 

Lisa Der Weduwe from the Museum of Youth Culture and Geoff Broadway from the Living Memory Project joined us to discuss their work collecting and sharing vernacular photography archives. 

Watch a recording of the event here

Revisiting Radical Community Photography | 11 February 

A closer look at the radical, youth-led photography projects recording South and East London in the 1970s and 1980s.

We were joined by photographer Paul Carter, who will be discussing the influential Blackfriars Photography Project, as well as the more recent SE1 Stories initiative. 

Andrew Woodyatt and Tamara Stoll shared their discovery, documentation and publication of the Rio Cinema Archive.

Watch a recording of the event here.

Photographers in the Archives | 18 February 

Heather Agyepong, Anita Corbin and Ingrid Pollard to discuss their work revisiting and reactivating photography archives.  


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This talks programme is made possible through the generous support of the Arts Council's Culture Recovery Fund.

It is part of our Heritage Fund supported project Hidden Histories, which is evolving Four Corners Archive into an active site for public events, study, socially-engaged practice and collaboration