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In Conversation | with Jon Tonks

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Q&A and presentation with award-winning, professional photographer Jon Tonks

Thursday 28th January, 7-8pm

YouTube link provided prior to the start of this course. You can register here.

Join award-winning, professional photographer Jon Tonks for this free online talk, discussing his photography documenting Britain and the British Isles. Jon’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, Sunday Times, Telegraph, BJP and many more. His first book Empire has been praised across the industry. His documentary-style work has been exhibited across the globe.

Jon will give you some insight into his latest projects, including discussing what he’s been photographing throughout Covid. He will be on hand during the session to answer your questions. This talk will give you some insight into both the creative and technical aspects of Jon’s work, to assist with your own artistic endeavours.

YouTube link provided prior to the start of this course. You can register here.

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Speaker

Jon Tonks

Jon Tonks

Jon Tonks is a British photographer based in the UK. His work focuses on telling stories about people’s lives shaped by history and geography. With an MA in Documentary Photography & Photojournalism from London College of Communication, his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Sunday Times, Telegraph and FT Weekend Magazines, the British Journal of Photography and more. He has been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing National Portrait Prize three times, and in 2014, Tonks was presented with the Vic Odden Award by the Royal Photographic Society for his first book Empire – a journey across the South Atlantic exploring life on four remote British Oveaseas Territories.

His work is now in a number of private collections, both in the UK and abroad, including The Hyman Collection of British photography, and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Texas.