News Category: Talk

Interview, Talk

Shade Podcast with Lou Mensah

30 March 2024

I joined Lou Mensah on Shade Podcast this February to discuss the themes of process and practice throughout my career and both my current commission with Art on the Underground and upcoming show at the Whitechapel Gallery. ‘In June, Art on the Underground will unveil a new series of Joy’s artworks at Heathrow Terminal 4 …


Photo London Fair

9 May 2023

I am pleased to share that on 11th May I will be speaking with Alona Pardo at this year’s Photo London Fair, part of the Aperture Presents programme.  


‘Squaring the Circles’ panel at the Scarborough Gallery

19 April 2023

On Thursday 20 April at 7pm l am looking forward to speaking alongside Susan Durges, Takashi Arai and Celine Bodin as part of a free online event talking about my work in the context of the exhibition ‘Squaring The Circles’ at Scarborough Art Gallery.  

Shows, Talk

Photo50 Panel: Home, Memory and Diaspora

2 January 2023

I am excited to start this year with having my work included at the Photo 50 /  London Art Fair opening today 17th January (6-9pm). The Art Fair continues to be open till 22nd January at the Business Design Centre in Islington. I will also be taking part in a Photo50 Panel: Home, Memory and Diaspora centered around the …



24 September 2021

A talk at the National Gallery, London – WHO WILL HEAR MY STORY, part of the Art History Festival. I am excited to share some of the inspirational stories that are behind many of my works face to face.


Photo London, The Photograph Which Changed My Life by Zelda Cheatle

19 September 2021

As part of Photo London, in association with the Financial Times, on 19th September 2021, I will be one of the panellists discussing life-changing encounters with a single photograph. The event relates to the new publication The Photograph Which Changed My Life by Zelda Cheatle, which includes my contribution as featured in the Financial Times. …


Diversity and Inclusion in Photography Symposium

21 May 2021

On Friday 21st May I will be in conversation with Jennie Ricketts at the Diversity and Inclusion in Photography Symposium. This online symposium is curated by Ricketts,  part of the much respected Bristol Photo Festival. This Symposium provides some insight on the work and practice of different photographers, highlighting the challenges faced and how they …


Colour as Memory: Joy Gregory in Conversation with Kaia Charles

7 March 2021

On Thursday 11th March I will be in conversation with Kaia Charles, the Cultural Projects Manager at Now Gallery in Greenwich. We will be discussing my use of colour, especially looking at cyanotypes. The event is now live and you can register for a free ticket via Now Gallery.


at home: Artists in Conversation – Yale Centre for British Art

26 February 2021

This series brings together curators and artists to discuss various artistic practices and insights into their work. I will be in conversation with Maryam Ohadi-Hamadani,a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Yale Center for British Art. Our talk coincides with the exhibition Art in Focus: Women From the Center, which is on show at YCBA until May. February 26, …


Royal Photographic Society Talk

24 February 2021

I am in conversation with Zelda Cheatle, who I have known since arriving in London to study at the Royal College of Art. We will be reflecting on photographic encounters from 1984 to today. This is a part of an on-going series of ‘in conversations’ with recent RPS Awardees.