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1854 Presents is a new initiative by 1854 & British Journal of Photography to bring world-class photographers off the page, connecting directly with you, our community. Together with our industry’s leading figures, we present artist talks, how-tos, Q&As, and panel discussions that explore all the topics you want to hear about.

In our inaugural event, 1854 Presents: Jack Latham in conversation with Simon Bainbridge, Editorial Director of British Journal of Photography. Jack is the author of the photo books A Pink Flamingo (2015), Sugar Paper Theories (2016) and Parliament of Owls (2019). He was also the 2019 recipient of the BJP International Photography Award, through which he won a solo show at TJ Boulting gallery in London for his series, Parliament of Owls.

View the recording of our latest event, where Jack and Simon discussed how Jack meticulously researches and develops his stories, which often involve illuminating things that are hidden or obscured from the public.

Please register to view the talk (it's free!)
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Jack Latham

Jack Latham is a photographer based in Bristol. He is the author of several photobooks, A Pink Flamingo (2015), Sugar Paper Theories (2016) and Parliament of Owls (2019). His work has featured in a number of solo shows which include, Reykjavik Museum of Photography, TJ Boulting Gallery and the Royal Photographic Society. Latham’s projects have also gone on to win multiple awards including the Bar-Tur Photobook award (2015), Image Vevey – Heidi.News Prize (2019) and BJP International Photography Award (2019). His latest project, Parliament of Owls, focuses on Bohemian Grove, a private gentlemen’s club in Northern California and the dangers of not providing context to the public.
Image © Sian Davey