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The ‘consumption’ project has recently been selected as one of three finalists in the 2014 Syngenta photography award, Professional Commission, that recognizes the work of photographers who focus on subjects relating to the environment and sustainability. The winner will be announced at an event and exhibition at Somerset House in March 2015.
‘consumption’ seeks to uncover aspects of the supply chain associated with the modern consumer; from the extraction of resources, to processing, manufacturing, energy production, construction, logistics and retail, through to waste management and reuse - and many other aspects less immediately obvious. In so doing I also find myself looking at the way the natural, ancient, landscape of the United Arab Emirates is being utilised and consumed in the light of exponential, and unrestrained, development and growth. I also look at the more recent efforts to address sustainability issues such as the highest carbon footprint per capita in the world.
29th April - 21st June
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 7QX
Often working in collaboration with set designers, models and technicians, the resulting technically precise photographs recall imagery from 1960s advertising, the Cold War era, as well as the histories of art, photography and cinema. However, closer inspection reveals that flaws and aberrations which would usually be removed in production or postproduction, such as a model's dirty feet or a bruise on a ripe apple, remain in the final images.
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29th April - 15th June 2015
69 Roman Road, London, E2 0QN
For the first time in London Thomas Mailaender will exhibit together diverse and multimedia works inspired by his ‘Fun Archive’- a collection he started in 2000, which now consists of more than 11000 images. Featuring his new series of ceramics, his cyanotypes, as well as a fantastic selection of works from his contemporaneous projects: Les Belles Images and his Chicken Museum relics, the exhibition explores Mailaender’s methods of bringing his souvenirs into the line of art. In a unique display conceived by the artist, Solo Chaud provides an intriguing and comprehensive presentation of his inspiring oeuvre.
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The Association of Photographers presents
The 31st AOP Photography Awards
30 April – 31 May, St George’s Hall, Liverpool
Photographer and AOP Member Wendy Carrig will curate this show taken from finalists and winners of the 31st AOP Photography Awards, responding to the LOOK/15:Exchange theme components of women, migration and memory.
This showcase of the cream of commercial photography was originally selected by photographers Rankin and Tom Stoddart as well as major names in the creative world including Sarah Pascoe, Mark George and Susie Babchick. The Awards photographs were first shown at the Business Design Centre, London, in December 2014 and are included in The Book which is available from the AOP website.
The Awards will take on a new life through this specially curated exhibition and new space. With such a prominent selection panel, award history and professional membership, this show is sure to tantalise.
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