© Kris Graves

A panel discussion with Laurent Chevalier, Brian Paul Clamp, Kris Graves and Aline Smithson.

The definition of what constitutes a body of work is changing. Join us as we discuss what a portfolio is and how it changes across different platforms.


Laurent Chevalier

Laurent Chevalier is a Brooklyn based photographic artist, who using a lens of observation, explores the stories and spectrum of his own Black communities. Laurent is particularly interested in exploring the multifaceted elements these experiences.

Brian Paul Clamp

Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of ClampArt, a gallery in Chelsea in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists.

Kris Graves

Kris Graves is an artist and publisher based in New York and London. His publishing company, KGP Books, focuses on contemporary photography and works on paper. publishing stories that empower the underrepresented, dealing with issues of race, policy, social awareness, feminism, culture, and wealth. Kris has been widely published and exhibited globally,

Aline Smithson

Aline Smithson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Lenscratch, a daily journal of photography based in Los Angeles. She is a visual artist and educator who is best known for her conceptual portraiture, and use of humor and pathos to explore the performative potential of photography. Aline has been widely exhibited both nationally and internationally.