Join us at Stills for this free event where Arts Director, Curator and Producer Tracy Marshall-Grant will discuss how to navigate the art world as an early-career photographer, sharing insight gained from a varied and eclectic career.
The talk is a great opportunity for artists starting out to get some tips and advice on sharing work, speaking to curators and institutions and general development of your career.
About Tracy Marshall-Grant
Marshall- Grant specialises in the production of photography exhibitions, festivals, education, and archive projects. She is currently incoming Deputy Director of the Centre for British Photography which houses the Hyman Collection. She was previously Director of Development for the Royal Photographic Society and directed Bristol Photo Festival and LOOK Photo Biennial in Liverpool. Tracy has also been Director of Development at Open Eye Gallery Liverpool and Executive Director at Belfast Exposed Gallery.
Tracy is also co-founder and Director of Northern Narratives, the non-venue-based photography production company specializing in archive exhibitions and long-term archive development projects. Amongst the productions within this she has developed a large international tour and publication of Martin Parr’s Irish work- currently touring museums and galleries in Ireland and America until 2023. She has worked with Marketa Luskacova, Jem Southam, Café Royal Books and RRB Publications on a number of archive books and exhibition productions and is currently developing the Chris Killip retrospective with Thames & Hudson, The Photographers Gallery and Baltic Gateshead. She is also Director of Liverpool Photographer Ken Grant’s Archive.
Tracy is a selector on the Royal West Academy Photography Open, the Royal Photographic Society Women In Photography Bursary and a judge for a number of Awards including British Journal of Photography Portrait of Britain and Photo London Student Photography Award.
Tracy was also the project manager behind the 2021 Holocaust portrait exhibition with the Imperial War Museum, Royal Photographic Society, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.
Photograph by Ken Grant