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Panel discussion
Where is Photographic Publishing Heading in the UK?

Listen again: This is a recording of the inaugural Photo Oxford Panel Discussion on Photographic Publishing hosted by Alex Schneideman Artistic Director of Photo Oxford on the 29th April 2023. 

The panel included; Dewi Lewis (Dewi Lewis Publishing, Christiane Monarchi (Photomonitor and Hapax Magazine), Mick Moore (CEO and Creative Director BJP and 1854 Media) and Tiffany Jones (Overlapse Publishing)

Online Exhibition
Schultüte: A German (Photographic) Tradition, curated by Philip Grover

Coming soon to the Photo Oxford website

Collector and curator Philip Grover presents a photographic record of an enduring German tradition, the presentation of a paper cone or Schultüte to mark a child’s first day at school. From cartes de visite to personal prints, this is a record of a century of German and photographic history.

Online Exhibition
A Life in Colour: The Autochromes of Sir Robert Bland Bird Bt.

4 April  - 6 May 2023
Photo Oxford website

Oxford has a long history with colour photography and photographers using colour processes. The rediscovered archive of Robert Bland Bird (1876-1960) of autochrome plates is held by the Royal Photographic Society (RPS). This exhibition presents and discusses his colour photography between c.1915 and 1917.  Selected by Dr Michael Pritchard, RPS Director of Programmes.

Photo Oxford 2023 Open Call

Winners’ exhibition

4 April - 14 May

The Yard, Modern Art Oxford
Online: Photo Oxford Website

Following a three month global search for the best new photography, the Photo Oxford 2023 Open Call generated over 800 entries from all over the world. We asked photographers to address the Festival theme of the ‘Archive’ by curating ‘personal inventories of experience.’

Marilyn Stafford: Street Stories

Celebrating the life and work of an extraordinary 20th century photographer. Marilyn (1925 – 2023) brought the energy and truth of daily life into her practice encompassing street photography, fashion, portraiture, and social reportage. With a special focus on her representation of women and children, this exhibition reveals the joy she found sharing the stories of others, often in the context of life on the street.

Road to Karabakh by Rowan J Curtis & Kirk Ellingham

Projection of images by Kirk Ellingham accompanied by story & words from writer Rowan J Curtis

Online Exhibition
In the blink of an eye – photography’s chronicle of the world

4 April  - 6 May 2023

Since the invention of photography we’ve seen its unstoppable rise and use in news reporting and photojournalism. This exhibition showcases some of Alamy’s most iconic photos of the last 150 years whilst exploring the importance of how the news photos of today will become the archive of tomorrow.