Photo London 2022 Talks | Sat 14 May

Overseen by renowned author, curator, professor, and museum director William A. Ewing, the Photo London Talks Programme presents a strong line-up of speakers for its 2022 edition.

Providing listeners with a unique insight into some of the world’s most exciting voices in the medium, expect to hear lively talks, debates and discussions to broaden – and deepen – your understanding of photography.  

For the 2022 edition, there is a mixture of online and on-site talks.

On-site talk tickets cost £9.50 (special fair offer, all talks now £5.00!) These can be booked via the Somerset House website. Nikon talks are free of charge however booking in advance is strongly advised. Please note, talk tickets do not include admission to the Fair, you must have a day ticket to attend the talk. All on-site talks will take place in the Screening Room.


13.00 – 14.00
Another Country: Post-War British Photography
Author, photographer, architect and critic Gerry Badger talks to author, curator, professor and museum director William A. Ewing about his new book, published by Thames & Hudson.

14.30 – 15.30
Challenges in Documentary Photography
Jon Williamson will be discussing the practicalities of shooting in difficult environments, as well as the extreme contexts and personal experiences of the subjects featured in his medical photo-documentary work. During his talk, he’ll give a unique insight into how he personally navigates the complex ethical dilemmas that arise in this work, with time for a discussion at the end.

16.00 – 17.00
Nikon Presents
Our Official Partner brings a vibrant programme of instructive and inspiring talks to Photo London this year. More details coming soon.

17.30 – 18.30 
FT Weekend presents: Fiona Rogers in conversation with Natasha Caruana
Parasol Foundation Curator of Women in Photography at the V&A Fiona Rogers talks to Margate-based artist Natasha Caruana about working across photography, moving image and installation.