Photography & Film

From Fox Talbot and Martin Parr to film festivals and photo biennales, this is the place to find the best exhibitions and gallery events from the stars of screen and lens at hundreds of UK museums, photography galleries and contemporary art venues. Shoot away...

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Liverpool's Look/15: A photo festival of connections and dialogues

Miranda Gavin runs the rule over Look/15, Liverpool's biennial photographic festival, which in 2015 is exploring themes of women, migration and memory.

A heavily made up white portrait of Malcolm X taken made by an anonymous child from an afrocentric colouring book

Artists come from such strange places: Glenn Ligon talks abstraction, discrimination and Nottingham Contemporary

New York artist Glenn Ligon tells Culture24 about his first curatorial project, which brings diverse influences together for Nottingham Contemporary show Encounters and Collisions

A photo of a female artist standing inside a studio

"Photography is a powerful tool": Artist Rut Blees Luxemburg on her new exhibition at the Museum of London

In a major new exhibition at the Museum of London, the Shoreditch artist, known for creating the cover art for the album Original Pirate Material, looks at upheaval in the City of London.

A black and white photo of a man crouching by a painting inside a studio

Lee Miller's photographs of Picasso to be showcased in major Scottish National Portrait Gallery exhibition

Telegrams sent by Lee Miller to her husband, Roland Penrose, during the Second World War are among the highlights of a major summer show co-created by Penrose's son.

An image of a painting of three men sitting inside an art gallery

"I am taking this void away": David Hockney to show recent works from Los Angeles studio in London

Opening in May, a major new exhibition of paintings and photography by David Hockney will focus on the artist's use of perspective.

A photo of a young girl standing with her skateboard

"I feel lucky to have met them": Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson on the Skate Girls of Kabul

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize runner-up on her series of photos, shot on location in Kabul, which are about to go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.

a colour photograph of a fairground in a wooded location seen across a stretch of water

The Dark Art of Kitsch: Photographer George Miles on his Views of Matlock Bath

Loved by Hilary Mantel and mentored by American photographer Stephen Shore, photographer George Miles explains how his Views of Matlock Bath came into being.

Last Chance to See: Guy Bourdin: Image Maker at Somerset House

The Man Ray protégé and fan of dismembered mannequin legs provides a seductive exhibition of vogue advertising prints from a 40-year career.

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FOUND: New Art Gallery Walsall explores the art of found photography

Seven artists who transform, cut, embellish and rework found images are exploring themes of loss, memory, mass cultural experience and socially-constructed hierarchies at New Art Gallery Walsall.

A photo of a woman standing behind a counter in a chemist's or newsagents

Commonality of Strangers finds no neat conclusions at Nottingham's New Art Exchange

Mahtab Hussain, a photographer who specialises in highlighting issues of multiculturalism, portrays the residents of Hyson Green in the gallery within the Nottingham community.

A black and white photo of two people taking part in a marriage ceremony

Vanley Burke: "The whole idea of black history is fraught with problems"

The artist known as the grandfather of black British photography will have his flat moved into Ikon Gallery if an Art Fund initiative raises £17,000. Here he tells us about his life and work.

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