Autumn Art Lecture with Graeme Robertson - Experiences, locations and inspirations: a photographer's life

10 Nov ‘14

4.00PM - 5.00PM
Speaker: Mr Graeme Robertson, photographer with The Guardian

Venue: Pathfoot Lecture Theatre

Graeme is a London-based photographer who has worked for The Guardian since 2005.  His portraits, features and news photos from the UK and further afield appear in the paper on a daily basis.  Over the last decade, his work has included coverage of the Iraq war, Pakistan, the Middle East conflict and several humanitarian trips in Africa.  He has been covering news events in the UK for over 12 years and has photographed some of the most famous faces in the celebrity world.

Graeme was born in Falkirk in 1978 and started his career in photography in 1994 working as a wireman and darkroom assistant for the Daily Record and Sunday Mail in Glasgow.  He has won several awards including Scottish Young Photographer of the Year in 1999, British Young Photographer of the Year in 2000 and 2001 and the Scottish News Photographer of the Year and Scottish Provincial Photographer of the Year, both in 2002 and has been nominated for many other awards including the 2010 Celebrity Photographer of the Year award.

In this lecture Graeme will discuss his experiences of working as a photographer, the locations he has worked in and the inspiration behind his work.  There will be the opportunity to view some of Graeme’s work after the lecture in an exhibition on display in the Crush Hall in the Pathfoot Building.

This event is free of charge and all staff, students and members of the public are warmly welcome to attend.  To reserve a place at the event, click here.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Crush Hall to announce the winners of this year's Annual Photography competition.

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