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A Panel Discussion: Architectural Photography and the Historic Record

Thursday 6th April, 6:30-9pm

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Image Credit: Solarium © Matt Emmett

Limited Capacity, booking essential:


This panel of expert photographers, archivists and architects will discuss the role of architectural photography as historical record. The panel will present the ways imagery of threatened buildings can function to safeguard their longevity and inform the design processes of restoration projects.

Speakers:
Valeria Carullo, Curator of the Robert Elwall Photographs Collection in the Royal Institute of British Architects
Jon Wright, Heritage Consultant for Purcell
Ben Blossom, Architectural Photographer

Chair:
Lynne Bryant (Co-Director of ARCAID Images)

The evening will begin with a photographic essay of forgotten heritage sites, composed by the Arcaid Images Photographer of the Year 2016, Matt Emmett, whose winning image of a covered reservoir in Finsbury Park (1868) offers the unique opportunity to experience a rarely accessible space in London.