Foto8 Summershow 2011 ENTRIES ARE NOW INVITED
Photographic Exhibition, Award and Print Fair 8 July â€“ 12 August 2011
PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE NOW INVITED TO MAKE THEIR SUBMISSIONS ONLINE AT FOTO8.COM
Londonâ€™s HOST Gallery is now holding the fourth annual Foto8 Summershow celebrating the best in documentary based photography. Last year attracting over 2000 entries from 40 countries, the award is now recognised for showcasing and supporting dynamic new work from emerging and established contemporary photographers. As a platform exposing what Ben Machell of the Timescalls â€œThe New Photojournalismâ€ the show has cemented its standing as one of the major photographic exhibitions of the year.
With a panel of internationally recognized judges:
Charlotte Cotton - Creative Director of the National Media Museum
Emma Morris - Director of Photoworks
Richard Billingham - Photographer
James Reid - Director of Photography at Wallpaper the Summershowâ€™s reputation for introducing talented new photographers ensures it is closely watched by industry insiders and art-buyers.
Exhibition and Launch Party 8 July â€“ 12 August
â€˜Best In Showâ€™ prize of Â£2000
The Summershow launches with the exuberant Honduras Street Party celebrating the exhibition of up to 150 images selected by the Foto8 editorial team and is where the winner of the â€˜Best In Showâ€™ prize of Â£2000 is announced. Last year more than 600 people â€“ photographers, editors, journalists, students, art lovers and buyers met to enjoy a night of photography, art, music and food. This uniquely inclusive and accessible event drew significant coverage in the national press.
More information: http://www.foto8.com/new/on-display/summer-show-ma\n