An ancient playground of artistic disciplines.

Bristol Photo Festival joined photographer and filmmaker Esther May Campbell‘s workshops (developed from Kitchen Table Photo Club and Scrap Book), commissioning a special post-lockdown session in December with a group of …

Brigstow Research Commission Annoucement

The Bristol Photo Festival and the Brigstow Institute are delighted to announce a joint commission to fund two interdisciplinary research projects that seek to use photography as a research method: …

Halloween in the Woods – Kids’ Workshop

Bristol Photo Festival joined photographer and filmmaker Esther May Campbell‘s workshops (developed from Kitchen Table Photo Club and Scrap Book), commissioning a special Halloween session with a group of kids in …

BLUEPRINT Commission Announcement

In collaboration with the Arnolfini and supported by Golden Key, Bristol Photo Festival offered a commission opportunity for a Bristol-based artist, or artist collective, to work together on a short …

Lebohang Kganye at the Georgian House Museum

Lebohang Kganye, a South African artist, has been commissioned to display new work at the Georgian House Museum as part of Bristol Photo Festival. Lebohang Kganye’s multidisciplinary approach incorporates performance, …

The Final Six | Catalyst Mentorship Program

In collaboration with IC Visual Lab, the Bristol Photo Festival launched CATALYST, a program for locally-based, national and international artists looking to expand their approach and ways of photographing and …

BLUEPRINT: Housing & Wellbeing / Call Out

Bristol Photo Festival joins forces with Arnolfini to offer a commission opportunity for a Bristol  based artist or artist collective to work together on a short project that uses photography …

BPF Creative Committee 2020 – 2021 Open Call

Bristol Photo Festival is new and innovative international photography festival based in Bristol. It produces national, international solo and group exhibitions, talks, events, workshops and training through a partnership model …

CATALYST | Mentorship Program

CATALYST is a 7 month mentorship program produced by IC Visual Lab in collaboration with Bristol Photo Festival for those who wish to further their personal career and, importantly, to expand …

22/06/2020 BPF Press Release

A Sense of Place Exhibitions open spring 2021 bristolphotofestival.org Bristol Photo Festival is a new biennial festival with a year-round programme of commissions and collaborations, culminating in a series of …

A letter from the festival director

Tracy Marshall is an Arts Director & Producer specialising in the production of photography exhibitions, festivals, education projects and workshops. She is founding director of Northern Narratives and was previously Director …

Introducing the festival team

Bristol Photo Festival has been developed over the last 18 months by a team of UK based individuals whose roles within the photography sector are wide reaching and significant. Developed …