Instagram Takeovers

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Don’t forget to follow our Instagram page for past and current work from alumni and students at UWE, and to keep up to date with guest speakers and events hosted in relation to photography.


Instagram Takeovers are now in session, with Tom Roche hosting his until Friday 17th.


Head over now to see this takeover as well as many more to come.


Alumni Alex Ingram featured in FotoRoom, Critical Mess and unveil’d

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What a successful few months for our graduate Alex Ingram who has had his ‘David’s House’ project featured in both FotoRoom and Critical Mess, alongside an article in unveil’d online. Check them all out through these links

Find more of his work at and @alexingramphoto

Well done for the features and keep up the great photography.


Third Year Student Josh Jones featured in the BJP online

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Another congratulations is in order for Josh Jones, one of our Third Year students at UWE, on his feature in the BJP online for his recent project 99 Peace Walls. You can have a read here

More of his work can be found on his website
And Instagram feed @joshadamjonesphoto



Alumni Megan Wilson-De La Mare shortlisted for South West Graduate Photography Prize

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Our graduate Megan Wilson-De La Mare has been selected as a shortlisted photographer for the South West Graduate Photography Prize and will be exhibiting her ‘Flirting with Monsters’ project in Photoblock from Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th October. Anyone about in London should go have a look at her work alongside other great photographers. More of Megan’s work can be found at @meganwdlmphoto



Alumni Jack Minto in the BJP online

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Earlier in August our recent graduate Jack Minto’s Maryland Parkway project was featured in the BJP online. The project focuses on the ‘grit behind the glitz of Las Vegas’. Give it a read at

Find more of his work on his Instagram feed @jackminto and website

little stories eventbrite

Little Stories: Photography and Fiction Symposium : 15 June

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To open the University of the West of England Photography Degree show: TONIC at Candids Arts Trust there is a 2 hour symposium which is free to attend, but booking is required in advance.

Following this guests are welcome to enjoy the private view of the exhibition.

Little Stories: Photography and fiction’ symposium 6-8pm

This symposium is looking at the relationship between photographic projects and fiction as inspiration. In an era that is so saturated in imagery, generating photographic art is fraught with the dangers of ubiquity & overkill. For young photographers, lacking life experience and therefore primary inspiration, gathering knowledge of photography’s rich history is crucially important. But standing on the shoulders of giants is not a recipe for success, and can produce bland copyist work that can be beautifully crafted and thoughtful, but is rarely potent. The photographers that feature in this symposium have sought to use different counterpoints to their creativity in order to underpin a complex relationship between subject and outcome. They have used fiction as a touchstone for embarking on or making sense of their creative impulses and the photography projects that have resulted
Confirmed speakers are John Spinks, Kalpesh Lathigra and Lisa Stein

Register for tickets through eventbrite…

Candid Arts Trust
3-5 Torrens St

Closest to Angel Tube Station

Symposium: 6-8pm