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Photography Portfolio Reviews

Marco Bohr: Kisarazu, Japan from the series Peripheries, 2007

Marco Bohr: Kisarazu, Japan from the series Peripheries, 2007

Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

Marco Bohr: Kisarazu, Japan from the series Peripheries, 2007
Laura Pannack
Laura Pannack

Marco Bohr: Kisarazu, Japan from the series Peripheries, 2007

Photography Portfolio Reviews

Saturday 22 November / Timed sessions between 10.30am – 12.30pm
Free but pre-booking essential*


This event is open to budding photojournalists, experienced photographers and students of photography who will benefit from one-on-one feedback and advice.  The following photography specialists have been confirmed as reviewers:


  • Karen McQuaid -  Curator, The Photographers Gallery
  • Laura Pannack  -  Photographer
  • Marco Bohr - Photographer, academic and writer  

    There will be five, twenty minute time slots available to book per reviewer.

    Timings as follows:

    10.30 - 10.50am
    10.50 - 11.10am

    11.10 - 11.30am

    Tea / coffee break

    11.50 - 12.10pm
    12.10 - 12.30pm 


    *To book download the registration form and send a completed copy to Alternatively, visit the Information Desk or call 01908 676 900 during public opening hours. NB Reviewers will be allocated on a first come first served basis and specific reviewers cannot be guaranteed.



    Karen McQuaid 

    Karen McQuaid is Curator at The Photographers’ Gallery in London. In this role she has been responsible for exhibitions such as Jim Goldberg, Open See (2010) and the gallery's graduate exhibition freshfacedandwildeyed, established in 2008 and continuing annually. She has commissioned and organised off-site projects with artists such as Virginia Nimarkoh and Lucy Steggals. As well as working on the exhibitions programme, Karen has worked extensively on the talks and lecture strands at the gallery. She co-organised the symposium Contemporary Vernacular Photographies with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture in 2011. She is currently working with the artist Fiona Tan on a commission for the opening programme of the newly refurbished gallery spaces in autumn 2012. Karen received her MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster. Before joining The Photographers' Gallery in 2005 she worked for several years in publishing, at titles such as Tank (London) and Surface (San Francisco).



    Laura Pannack  - Photographer

    Laura Pannack is a London based Photographer. She was educated at the University of Brighton, Central Saint Martins College of Art and LCC. Her work has been extensively exhibited and published both in the UK and internationally, including at The National Portrait Gallery, The Houses of Parliament, Somerset House, and the Royal Festival Hall in London. In 2010 Laura received first prize in the Portrait Singles category of the World Press Photo awards. She has also won and been shortlisted for several other awards including The Sony World Photography Awards, The Magenta foundation and Lucies IPA. She was recently awarded the Vic Odden by The Royal Photographic Society award fora notable achievement in the art of photography by a British photographer aged 35 or under Her art focuses on social documentary and portraiture, and seeks to explore the complex relationship between subject and photographer. (



    Marco Bohr – Photographer, academic and writer  

    Marco Bohr is a photographer, academic and researcher in visual culture. Originally from Germany, Marco was awarded a PhD from the University of Westminster for a theoretical thesis that investigates contemporary Japanese photography. In addition to his academic research on photography and visual culture, Marco has written for a number of publications which include Photoworks, TIME Magazine’s LightBox Blog, Foam Magazine and the Photomonitor. His blog, which functions as a platform for emerging research interests, can be found at







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