Contact/s: The Art of Photojournalism   exhibition by Contact Press Images

The photographers of Contact Press Images are available by invitation for openings, walk-throughs, lectures, panel discussions, seminars & symposia, and other cultural events. All honorariums and travel expenses are to be borne by the inviting venue.

Programs from the Contact/s project have included:

Lecture on "The Contact Sheet as Historical Artifact" in the Old Chamber of Representatives and exhibition walk-through with Robert Pledge at the Old Parliament House.
Canberra, Australia, April 2008

Two-day seminar "Picture Editing and Photojournalism – Future Challenges" chaired by Robert Pledge and with Stephen Dupont at the University of Notre Dame.
Fremantle, Australia, April 2008

Walk-talk at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery with Robert Pledge during the biennial FotoFreo international photography festival.
Fremantle, Australia, April 2008

Lecture on "The Contact Sheet as Historical Artifact", with Robert Pledge, at the department of photography of the Dalian Medical University.
Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, December 2007

Lecture and walk-through with Robert Pledge at the Australian Centre for Photography exhibition
Sydney, Australia, June 2007

Lectures and seminar with Robert Pledge, in conjunction with Chobi Mela International Photography festival
Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2006

Lecture on "The Contact Sheet in the Digital Age" at the Undergraduate School of the University of Mass Communication.
Beijing, China, October 2006

Lectures and panels with the photographers, in conjunction with the Pingyao International Photography festival
Pingyao, China, September 2006

TOP: Participants and attendees of the Pingyao International Photography Festival at a seminar given by Contact Press Images. Photo © David Burnett

2ND FROM TOP: Robert Pledge, Founder of Contact Press Images gives a seminar at the Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography. Photo © Shehab Uddin

3RD FROM TOP: Contact photographers Edward Keating, Nadia Benchallal and Sean Hemmerle in Pingyao, China. Photo © David Burnett

BELOW: Walk-through at the Pingyao International Photography Festival, China. Photo © David Burnett
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