Category: Events

  • One Sunday Over The Lea

    In collaboration with Brian Walker and Peter Young, I submitted this short piece to the My London Film competition, held by the East End Film Festival in partnership with Time Out London and YouTube. Yesterday we got the news that the film made the competition’s official TOP 15 list and will be screened  this Saturday afternoon at 1.30pm as part of a […]

  • May Day Clerkenwell

    Rowan Arts have asked me to photograph the annual May Day gathering on Camberwell Green for their Clerkenwell History project. The Muscovite in me had mixed feelings on the day when a display of Soviet-era-like ceremony took place on Red Square, for the first time since 1991. But Britain is Britain, and here are the […]

  • East End Backpassages

    Although Alan Gilbey currently doesn’t run regular walks, he does create very special events; strolls through the side streets of East London to secret venues where a dozen of local writers and performers await to tell you tales less told. These ‘Speed History’ events happen several times a year. This year’s March event took place at […]

  • ‘Sarajevo exposures’ exhibition

    Here are the scanned versions of the darkroom prints and below are a few comments: This is something really funny, exciting and full of emotions. (Ahmedin Huric) The famous spirit of this city beautifully shown. (Azra) Thank you. I enjoyed your perspective. (Djiki Djanka) Beautiful and raw! Wonderful photos that captured the essence of life […]

  • Green Lens Xmas Art Fair

    I’ll be taking part in the Green Lens Christmas Art Fair this Saturday 14th December from 12 to 6pm. The Art Fair lasts both Saturday and Sunday and is a wonderful opportunity to browse and choose from hundreds of photographs, photo-books, original screen prints and paintings made by local artists including some of my manual prints, […]

  • The end of summer

    Grand Finale @ In the Woods Festival 2013 //GOLDEN WELLY Award for Best Independent Festival// © Asya Gefter

  • Poster exhibition at Chats Palace

    Friday May 31st – Launch of the poster exhibition at Chats Palace from The Fragile Archivists Come to the launch + live music the very day the Building turns 100!   more details here     community arts / free form / chatsworth road / music hall / inclusive theatre / homerton grove adventure playground / pensioner’s club / christmas shows / social benefits / disability arts / cabaret / political […]

  • Games and toys in Ikakumo

    My friend & linguist Sophie and I are putting out an exhibition of Ikakumo children’s photos and videos at SOAS, London (May 20-21) and PICS Festival 2013 at RichMix, London (June 8). In July 2013, the exhibition will travel to Ikakumo and Ibadan, Nigeria.  Later in the year we plan to launch the dedicated project website […]

  • A link to the past

    in a response to 1913 photo… Fragile Archivists record the visit of Hackney Mayor Jules Pipe to Chats Palace © Asya Gefter

  • Landmark exhibition at Somerset House

    My photograph of children playing in one of the oldest muslim communities in Ibadan (Nigeria) won the landscape competition for the private view of the Landmark Exhibition at Somerset House. ‘Landmark’ exhibition is curated by William Ewing and features major names in photography.