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VOLUNTEER WITH US - Be a part of UrbanPhotoFest 2017!

UrbanPhotoFest is an annual photographic arts festival focusing on cities and urban spaces across a variety of global contexts. We aim to provide an engaging and culturally relevant programme that reflects on visual approaches to contemporary urban life and the image of the city. Our programme of events includes a festival conference, exhibitions, seminars, education events, workshops, urban walks and portfolio reviews; all of which are overseen
by a steering group of lens-media artists and urban researchers.

The festival collaborates with a number of international arts and academic institutions, combining internationally established and emerging artists, urban theorists and researchers. Together their work addresses critical urbanism within its varied and diverse forms.

We are looking for volunteers to help:

  • Install and uninstall exhibitions and events
  • Invigilate exhibitions and events
  • Assist at private views - exhibitions and events
  • Step up at Tate Britain to assist with events


We are looking for anyone interested in the urban studies or photography who is available  between 8 November to the 17 November 2017.

UrbanPhotoFest 2017 Volunteers will be given complimentary access to all festival events* including those at the Tate Britian.

Please email volunteers@urbanphotofest.org. We will contact potential volunteers in the very near future to confirm their availability.

*excluding third party coordinators like The Mango Lab and The Photographers' Gallery.