Sebah Chaudhry

Sebah is a Freelance Creative Producer and Curator. She is experienced in working at international world class festivals, projects and events. She is Co-Founder and Co-Director of ReFramed, a photographic based visual arts network based in the Midlands, supporting the community and artists who are Black, Asian, or from other ethnic minorities. She is also a Director at BCVA, where her focus is to work with the South Asian Community. She is currently Project Coordinator of Picturing England’s High Streets, a Historic England funded project managed by Photoworks.

She was previously Creative Producer on an international British Council funded project with Ffotogallery, The Place I Call Home, connecting the UK to the Gulf region, culminating in 10 exhibitions from September 2019 — March 2020 in 7 countries. 

From 2013 — 2017, Sebah was Coordinator at FORMAT Festival, the UK’s largest contemporary photography festival. She still works as a freelancer for FORMAT, organising the UK’s largest annual portfolio review. She also manages the Belfast Photo Festival Portfolio Review.

Sebah reviews portfolios internationally and mentors artists. With TRACE, she has launched a mentorship programme for women over the age of 35. This year, she is on the Jury for UNSTUCK, Canada, The Ian Parry Scholarship and the RPS Women in Photography Bursary.  She was on the selection panel for the RPS IPE 163 Open Call and the BJP Portrait of Britain 2021. She is also the Curator for AIS Open 2022, an online exhibition and an exhibition in Feb 2022. Currently UK editor for, Berlin, Steering Group member for FORMAT Festival, Derby and Board Member, Redeye Photography Network, Manchester. She has also newly joined RPS as a Trustee.