An image from my latest project Logismoi will be featured in a group show at the under ground gallery.
Here is the blurb about the project:
The World in London is an ambitious outdoor photography project for 2012, showing London's diversity and photography's unique role in capturing the human form.
Over the past three years we have commissioned acclaimed and emerging British and international photographers to take portraits of Londoners of all ages and from all walks of life. Each portrait is unique in its composition, setting and style.
Coinciding with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this project brings together 204 portraits of 204 Londoners, each originating from one of the competing nations.
The World in London celebrates London as a place where individuals from all parts of the world live side by side, each of them contributing to make London the unique city it is.
All photographs will feature on the project's website, launching on 27 July, which includes background stories on each of the participating Londoners.
I was given Luxemburg as the country for my portrait and I got to photograph the wonderful Marianne Majerus, herself a photographer, and spent a lovely afternoon with her chatting about photography, gardens and the amazing story of the farthers struggle through the second world war.
Below is my favourite image from the shoot, but I am unsure if this is the one that The Photographers Gallary has selected.
The Exhibition is an offsite exhibition showing in two locations this July & August:
Victoria Park, London E3: 27 July - 12 August 2012
Park House, 453 - 497 Oxford Street, London, W1: 27 July - 30 August 2012
More Info here
The official website is now live as well http://www.theworldinlondon.org.uk/
I have some work from the series "Parishioners" being exhibited in a group show marking the aniversary of The Underground Gallery.
Here is the flier and link to the facebook event.
Feel free to drop by for the private view or just pop in during the week to see the work.
Here is one of the images I am exhibiting see the whole series here.
Here is the blurb...
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the Esquire magazine present the exhibition Dust and Scratches. The project curated by Maxim Nikanorov, the art director of the Esquire magazine, will bring together the works of the leading world photographers of today. The majority of the authors in question have never been exhibited in Moscow as yet.
The title of the show evokes the eponymous web project — the Dust and Scratches gallery offers its visitors the opportunity to acquire the best samples of contemporary art photography at a poster price. Thanks to the collaboration of the Esquire magazine, hundreds of leading world photographers, including the winners of the World Press Photo Award and other prestigious competitions, agreed to show and sell their works at the Dust and Scratches gallery. Maxim Nikanorov has personally selected each piece among thousands of photos the gallery presents.
The exhibition features the works by such art photographers as Piero Martinello, Steven Barritt, Jack Redcliffe, Amy Touchette, Brian Sorg, Jeroen Hofman, Keliy Anderson-Staley, Erick Refner, Adam Panczuk et al.
See the article here
I have some work included in a group show, showcasing some of the work past and present form the Middlesex MA photogrpahy course.
I am showing "The Rapture of Narcissus" from the series "Mythographies".
The Gallary is The Underground Gallery, Exit 9, Charring Cross Tube Station.
The exhibition runs from 31st Jan - 11th Feb.
The Underground Gallery is a fantastic new little gallery situated in the heart of London actually in Charring Cross tube station. It is run by Christine who does a fantastic job and it is definatley a gallery to keep an eye on as it builds on a collection of great shows. Check it our here.
I will post some of the private view images here shortly...
I have a new exhibition coming up from 19th Sept - 11th Nov. It is at Ketchum Pleon, 35-41 Folgate Street, London, E1 6BX.
Here is the blurb from the exhibition flyer:
Ketchum Pleon, 35-41 Folgate Street, London E1 6BX
art@ketchum pleon presents human/nature which comprises a selection of
photographs from three stunning series.
Inspired by the paintings of Rembrandt and other old masters, the series ‘Anachronisms’ aims to explore the historical and contemporary relationship between painting and contemporary photography. Images from the series were selected for exhibition at the Photographers Gallery as part of their Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed competition, as well as being selected as finalists in the AOP student awards 2010. ‘Philippos’ from the series was also selected for exhibition as part of the National Portrait Gallery’s 2009 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
The series ‘Incongruities’ takes the aesthetic qualities and approach from the series ‘Anachronisms’ and applies it to the wonderfully eccentric world of fashion. It was originally commissioned for an exhibition at London fashion week 2010 by On|Off and was continued during the event held at Victoria House. Participating sitters include designers such as J Maskrey and Yang Du and characters such as Jodie Harsh and Jonny Woo.
The Wick Wood is an ongoing series of images of the Hackney area formally known as ‘Wick Field’ situated adjacent to the new Olympic park. Historically an expanse of marshland, following a period of development threats, the 12-hectare community woodland was planted with about 30,000 trees, as compensation for the M11 link road. As places of magic and mystery, peopled with spirits, dryads, nymphs and elves, woodlands have always been intertwined with narratives and story telling. Woodlands today still provide a setting for dark stories, clandestine meetings, trysts and youthful experimentation. The images are the result of Steven’s personal exploration of the wood and reflect his interaction with the area as well as marking the traces of narrative left by others and hint at the stories left untold.
A graduate of Middlesex University (MA Photography Distinction 2010, and BA
Photography First Class Honours 2009), Steven lives in London.
Meet the artist 6 to 8pm Thursday 22nd September
After a bit of a redesign and a major backend overhaul the new website has now been launched.
There are a few new things in the way the images are displayed and navigated as well as changes to how the blog works and a few other things behind the scenes to hopefully make it a better experience. The website has undergone a bit of a redesign, and although not drastically different hopefully it is a bit cleaner and fresher.
The other change is that there is now a dedicated mobile version of the site so if you browse to the site with an android/iPhone (or whatever your preference) you should see a streamlined version of the site. This is still slightly under development and here are a few wrinkles to iron out and also due to a lack of access to all the different devices out there it has only been minimally tested.
I hope you enjoy the new site and if you have any comments good or bad or if you experience any oddities when browsing the site please let me know via the contact page.
An image of Parkinson’s sufferer Tim Andrews I made a while ago, at his request as part of an ongoing project, will be featured in a slide-show presentation at the Guernsey Photography Festival 2011.
My image is part of a project started by Tim exploring his disease through photography. You can read more about the project and see the images on Tim’s blog http://timandrewsoverthehill.blogspot.com/.
This is the image:
Images from my series "Anachronisms" have recently been featured in Russian Esquire Magazine's Online photography showcase. Check it here.
"The Solitude of Pygmalion" from the series "Mythographies" has been selected for exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
As part of the Taylor-Wessing International Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 my image has been selected as a finalist. It is a huge honour to be selected from such a huge range of entries and is even more special as it is the second year in a row that I have been chosen and exhibited at the national portrait gallery.
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 presents the very best in contemporary portrait photography, showcasing the work of talented young photographers and gifted amateurs alongside that of established professionals and photography students.
See the full series here