An upcoming exhibition at Project Space, Bermondsey showcases the images of Guido Harari over a ten year period as Kate Bush’s official photographer. The collection, which is taken from Harari’s book The Kate Inside, includes Polaroids, contact sheets, personal notes and out-takes from studio shoots alongside observations and reminiscences by the photographer. It’s foreword is written by Bush’s creative collaborator and artistic mentor, Lindsay Kemp, who is responsible for the initial introduction between Bush & Harari. BJP sat down with the Italian photographer to discuss a collection which sought to detail the personality of this complex icon.
The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year launched in 1965, and today, receives almost 50,000 entries from 95 countries. The fifty-first edition of the exhibition will feature 100 images showcasing animal behaviour and captivating landscapes, providing images of the natural world from perspectives that haven’t been explored before. Dr. Nick Fraser, keeper of natural sciences at National Museums Scotland, says, “This exhibition presents thought-provoking new ways of seeing the world through the lens of photographers across the world. These extraordinary images are certain to evoke a response and will resonate with our audiences.” One of the locations of the exhibition is the National Museum of Scotland, the only Scottish venue, where the exhibition will be open starting Friday, September 16th, until February 19th, 2017. Find out more about the exhibition here.
Portals, the first major solo exhibition in Europe by Nigerian experiemental photographer and painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby, is about to launch in London at Victoria Miro Gallery.
While St. Andrews is known to be university of top-notch academics and a home to golf, it also holds an exquisite history of photography. In fact, Scotland has produced a large number of photographers, who’s work has transcended international borders. This autumn, the university is hosting their first annual, six-week long photography festival, which will celebrate the local heritage and its legacy in Scottish photography. Starting August 1st, 19 different exhibitions will display images across the history of photography; ranging from rare historic images, to contemporary snapshots. All work will be displayed in local and unusual venues. According to BJP, here are the five exhibitions you can’t miss: Alicia Bruce Paintings and sculptures, which can be found in Scottish collections, are reinterpreted through Alicia Bruce’s lens. The award-winning photographer’s ongoing and controversial project, Meine: TRUMPED, captures the destruction of the Menie-estate landscapes, following Trump International’s announcement of the Trump Resort. Bruce collaborated with locals living on the Aberdeenshire coast (where Menie is located), to create a series of landscape photography that documents the transitions of the area into …
Tony Morgan left London at the age of 22 to embark on a month-long walk to Rome, a walk which he later referred to as his “first performance”. The most famous of these, The Book of Exercises, 1971, will be exhibited for the first time in its entirety: encompassing 49 pages of typewritten text and 21 black and white photographs. The photography book attempts a “taxonomy of activities”, recounting Morgan’s engagement with the community he found on the way. The photographer John Blake, like Morgan, used the landscape and his movement within it to explore ideas on perspective. His series Untitled (M Panorama) 1968/69, a pair of photographic panoramas, takes as its subject the Vale of the White Horse in Uffington, Oxfordshire, which changes size and shape as Blake changes his own vantage point on the site. Blake begins to more literally change physical shape with the 11- part work Skin II (1969/70), where we see folds of flesh being pinched and pulled in large- format photos that exaggerate his proportions. Exhibited at the Victoria …
A exhibition is to celebrate the photographic career of Graham Keen, who will be 80 later this year, looking back on his little seen photographs of the 1960s in London, a decade where pop culture and political protest collided.
Assembling thirty photographs by Dolores Marat, all dealing with the animal kingdom, the exhibition at Arles’ FLAIR Galerie consists of Fresson prints, a rare printing process befitting “the oneiric quality of Marat’s work.”
Into the Woods, a new exhibition by young British photographer Ellie Davies, show photographs created over the past seven years in the forests of the UK, exploring the complex interrelationships between the landscape and the individual.
One of the music industry’s best loved photographers, Lawrence Watson, has turned his hand to photographing portraits of Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, and Trevor Nelson once again for a new exhibition, but this time alongside recovered addicts.
A new collaborative exhibition presents work by Ghanaian photographer James Barnor’s analogue photographs of London’s growing multicultural metropolis during the 1960s, and Italian photographer Daniele Tamagni’s photographs of fashion sub cultures in Ghana during the 1950s and today.