Alys Tomlinson | Arles New Discovery Award
Winner: Public Prize
The Faithful Exhibition | 1 July - 22 September
We're excited to announce Alys Tomlinson has been awarded the Public Prize for her exhibition at the Rencontres d'Arles 2019 Louis Roederer New Discovery Award. This exhibition was also shortlisted for the the Prix de la Photo Madame Figaro Arles 2019.
The Faithful explores the life of Vera, an Orthodox Christian nun whose portrait is a central and powerful work in the Ex-Voto series. The exhibition of both photographs and film gives a deeper context to the portrayal of living a life of faith.
Alys Tomlinson | Podcast interview with Gem Fletcher
Alys Tomlinson speaks to Gem Fletcher about photographing people in their environment and how anthropology underpins her photographic approach. Listen to the podcast, The Messy Truth, on iTunes, Spotify, and Acast.
HackelBury Off-site | William Klein Special Exhibition
We recently previewed a special exhibition with William Klein at our off-site gallery space in Hampshire. Check back regularly for opportunities to visit the space and future off-site events.
Feature in Photomonitor
Ferens Art Gallery Acquires Portrait of a Woman
Ian McKeever's Portrait of a Woman, 2014-2014 joined Ferens Art Gallery's permanent collection following the artist's solo exhibition Paintings 1992-2017 this past winter. The work has been acquired using the Ferens Endowment Fund with the assistance of Art Fund and is currently on public view at the gallery.
Royal Photographic Society IPE 161 Touring Exhibition
with works by Oli Kellett and Alys Tomlinson
Alys Tomlinson was awarded the Silver Prize and Oli Kellett the Bronze Prize for the Royal Photographic Society's 2019 International Photographic Exhibition touring throughout the UK and Ireland.
RPS House, Bristol - 7 Feb to 24 March
Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham - 30 March to 12 May
Royal Albert Hall, London - 22 May to 23 June
Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin - 5 July to 4 Sept
HIP Festival, Hull - 4 Oct to 27 Oct
Oli Kellett | Interview with Studio International
Imogen Greenhalgh spoke with Oli Kellett for Studio International. Read the insightful interview linked below.
Garry Fabian Miller | Breathing in the Beech Wood, Homeland, Dartmoor at the Victoria & Albert Museum
Garry Fabian Miller's Breathing in the Beech Wood, Homeland, Dartmoor, May 2004.
Doug & Mike Starn | Big Bambu Permanent Installation Ordrupgaard Museum Art Playground, Charlottenlund, Denmark On view from spring 2018
In the spring of 2018, Doug & Mike Starn and their team of rock climbers installed a permanent site-specific installation from the artists' Big Bambu series at the Ordrupgaard Museum's Art Playground. Thousands of bamboo poles are lashed together with miles of rope to create a habitable sculpture from "random chaos" that spreads over 100 square metres and up to 15 metres high.
Doug & Mike Starn | Public installation at the US Embassy, Moscow Art In Embassies, U.S. Department of State On view
Commissioned by the Art in Embassies programme, Doug & Mike Starn have created a stained-glass installation made up of digital photographs transferred onto glass. The work, which relates to space exploration, is permanently on view outside of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Doug & Mike Starn | Public Installation: Body Oddly Propped Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey On view
Body Oddly Propped, a series of stained-glass panels and bronze-cast forms resembling tree limbs, is a site-specific work commissioned for permanent installation on the lawn of the Princeton University Art Museum. The work relates to the Starns' on-going research into energy systems found in nature.