As Paris Photo 2023 gets under way, Diane Smyth takes a look at the other must-see shows and fairs taking place across the city this week
The new director talks about her darkroom upbringing in Sydney, life as an intern, and her transparency drive at the UK’s most prestigious photography institution
Travelling with the poet Roger Robinson, Pitts draws on poetry, rhythm and intuition to resolve a candid image of the home
Johny Pitts, the recipient of the fellowship, will create a new body of work reflecting on Black Britishness through its myriad manifestations across the UK
As photography festivals innovate and restructure, questions surrounding the purpose and functionality of the gallery have been raised.
When Covid-19 hit, the Brighton-based organisation had to rethink the model of the traditional festival. The result was a “Covid-proof” outdoor exhibition, and the opportunity to experience it at home
The Brighton-based organisation remodel their biennale festival and annual magazine, with the aim of widening access and passing on power
Directors of leading London institutions Fiona Rogers, Hannah Watson and Shoair Mavlian go live to discuss the photography industry’s response to COVID-19
Italian-Togolaise artist Silvia Rosi looks back on her family history and explores her heritage through the tradition of head-carrying
Silvia Rosi and Theo Simpson have won the UK’s Jerwood/Photoworks Awards for emerging photographers. Each receives £10,000 to make new work plus an additional fund of £5000 and print support from Spectrum Photographic, plus high-profile mentoring and a two-person exhibition that will start at the Jerwood Space in January 2020 and travel throughout the UK.
Born in 1992 in Scandiano, Italy, Rosi is a Togolaise/Italian artist living and working in London. Graduating from the London College of Communication in 2016 with a BA in Photography, she makes work that references the West African studio portrait to explore her family and its experience of migration. Born in 1986 in Doncaster, Theo Simpson lives and works in Lincolnshire, UK, and has shown his work at institutions such as FOAM in Amsterdam, and Webber Gallery, London. His work considers the long game and the transformations of the globalising world, and has previously been published on bjp-online www.1854.photography/2017/02/theosimpson/