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From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, 1854 Presents brings the insights and expertise of world-class photographers and industry insiders off the page and into your living room: from your own home, access exclusive artist talks, Q&As, panel discussions and more to keep you inspired and motivated during the COVID-19 lockdown — all completely free.

On 14th May, we were joined by Simon Roberts and Harriet Logan.

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Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts (b.1974) is a British photographer. He has published and exhibited widely and his photographs reside in major public and private collections, including the George Eastman House, Deutsche Börse Art Collection and V&A Collection. In 2010 he was commissioned as the official British Election Artist by the House of Commons Works of Art Committee to produce a record of the General Election on behalf of the UK Parliamentary Art Collection. He has published four critically acclaimed monographs, Motherland (Chris Boot, 2007), We English (Chris Boot, 2009), Pierdom (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2013) and most recently Merrie Albion (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2017). Outside of his own professional practice, Roberts is involved with several not for profit organisations, serving on the Board of Trustees of Photoworks and an ambassador for the Positive View Foundation.

Harriet Logan

Harriet Logan

Harriet Logan is a former award-winning photojournalist who worked on assignments from Somalia and Chechnya to Iraq and Kashmir. She is particularly known for her hard-hitting photographs of the life of women living under the Taliban's repressive rule in Afghanistan. She now runs the Incite Project, an active collection of issue-driven photographic prints motivated by current political and social concerns, and is a supporter of the W. Eugene Smith Grant and Ian Parry Scholarship.