Photo London

“The UK Photography event of the year” The Guardian

Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Now in its fourth edition, Photo London has established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. From the capital’s major museums, to its auction houses, galleries large and small, right into the burgeoning creative communities in the East End and South London, Photo London harnesses the city’s outstanding creative talent and brings together the world’s leading photographers, curators, exhibitors, dealers and the public to celebrate photography, the medium of our time. []

17-20 May 2018.

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American Voyage

Mario Carnicelli


American Voyage is a beautiful portrait of 1960s America from Italian photographer Mario Carnicelli (born 1937), recently rediscovered after 50 years, and previously unseen.

In 1966, Mario Carnicelli won first place in a national Italian photography competition sponsored by Popular Photography magazine, Mamiya and Pentax. The prize was a scholarship to photograph America. Carnicelli approached the country as an outsider, and yet his perspective managed to capture the essence of the American experience. He was fascinated by the freedom offered by America, with its mix of cultures and traditions, its fashion and individuality; at the same time he was aware of a pervading loneliness and rootlessness in people separated from family and clan. With an eye informed by French, American and Italian New Wave cinema, Carnicelli’s photographs are truly compelling, offering a view of the American dream that is both optimistic and contemplative. Curated by Bärbel Reinhard.

David Hill Gallery, London, the exhibition will be open until June 8th.

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Celeste Prize 2016


Ultimi giorni per partecipare al Celeste Prize 2016, iscrizioni aperte fino al 30 giugno. L’ottava edizione è più ricca di sempre, saranno assegnati 23.000 € di premi e selezionati 53 artisti finalisti. La location scelta per la mostra finale di quest’anno è Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf a Londra. Celeste Prize è il premio internazionale di arte contemporanea alla ricerca di talenti emergenti e mid-career. Info complete qui.

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