Photo London Live: You don’t have to be mad to be a publisher, but it helps

Book spread, Maisie Cousin ‘Rubbish, Dipping Sauce, Grass Peonie Bum’, 2019, Trolley Books. For the inaugural event of our 2021 Talks programme, join London-based publishers Aron Morel, Founder of Mörel books, Martin Usborne, Co-founder Hoxton Mini Press, and Hannah Watson, Director of Trolley Books, for a panel discussion moderated by Sarah Allen, Assistant Curator, International Art at Tate Modern.  …

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The Photo London Book Club is here!

Stephen Shore, image from ‘Steel Town’ (MACK, 2021). Courtesy the artist and MACK. The Photo London Book Club is finally here! Every month, the Book Club presents a curated list of remarkable photography books – from new and recent releases to rare and vintage volumes. One book from every monthly list is selected as the Book of the Month and…

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Hope opens in Verona

The Comune di Verona is delighted to welcome the Prix Pictet to the Palazzo della Gran Guardia from 18 February to 24 March 2021. Having previously exhibited in Milan, Rome and Turin, the Prix Pictet comes to Verona for the first time in a large-scale show of Hope, the eighth cycle of the award. The twelve shortlisted photographers in the…

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Photo London 2021 new dates

Photo London 2021 has been rescheduled from May to 9–12 September 2021, with a preview day on 8 September. The fair will be held at Somerset House as programmed. Since the start of the year, the Founders of Photo London have engaged in detailed discussions with expert advisers from various fields, including science and government, regarding the timing of the…

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The Gift of Photography

 Gift ideas from the Photo London exhibitors  Books, photographs and more under £1000 Alexander Mourant, Blue Tree, From the series Aomori, 2017 42cm x 34cm; Edition of 9£850 at Seen Fifteen Aomori, meaning “blue forest”, is a series of photographs made in the vast ancestral forests of Japan.  Concerned with the metaphysical nature of photography, Alexander Mourant employs experimental methods to intensify…

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2021 exhibitor applications now open

Photo by Graham Carlow. Applications for Photo London 2021 are now open. The sixth edition of the will return to Somerset House, London, from 13-16 May 2021. The fair will continue to present powerful photography of the very highest standard to a global audience. Through strong curation by individual galleries, Photo London aims to ensure a 2021 edition that is…

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The ninth theme is Fire

Prix Pictet announces ‘Fire’ as the theme for the ninth cycle of the award. As Chair Stephen Barber explains, the choice of theme is timely. “Fire has hardly been out of the news since the inferno that consumed Notre Dame in Paris in early 2019. We have seen record rainforest blazes in the Amazon, forest and bush fires in Australia…

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Winners of the H&M x Photo London competition announced

Joseph Clarke, An eye into Autumn. Congratulations to Joseph Clarke for winning the H&M Membership x Photo London Emerging Photography competition with his image titled ‘An eye into Autumn’. Fariba Farshad, co-founder of Photo London and jury member, commented: “Our congratulations to the winners. We look forward to welcoming you to Somerset House for Photo London in May next year.” We…

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An overview of Photo London Digital

Ormond Gigli, Girls in the Windows, 1960. Courtesy Holden Luntz Gallery; Claire Aho Surprise, ca. 1958. © and Courtesy Aho & Soldan Photo and Film Foundation; Georges Rousse, Kochi, 2018. © the Artist Courtesy GALERIE SPRINGER BERLIN; Ernst Scheidegger, Alberto Giacometti at work in his atelier, Paris, ca. 1957. Courtesy Suite 59 Gallery; Yannis Davy Guibinga, The First Woman III,…

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