See/Change — Art Collection Deutsche Börse @25

Wednesday 15 May - Sunday 19 May 2024
Embankment West Gallery

Sim Chi Yin, Shifting Sands #25, 2017 © Sim Chi Yin


Photo London is delighted to present ‘Art Collection Deutsche Börse @ 25’, a celebration of the Deutsche Börse Photography collection’s 25th anniversary. Curated by Anne-Marie Beckmann, Director of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, and Renée Mussai, London-based independent curator and scholar, and member of the Foundation’s Advisory Board, this exhibition showcases current artistic positions and recent acquisitions centred around the theme of human condition. 

‘Art Collection Deutsche Börse @ 25’ critically reflects on poignant matters ranging from subjectivity and freedom, environmental and climate change to community activism, migration, transformation and selfhood through an international lens, works by artists such as Daniel Jack Lyons, Mohamed Bourouissa, Vanessa Winship, Sim Chi Yin, Marvel Harris and Sabiha Cimen will spotlight the diversity of the continuously growing collection, with a focus on portraiture(s) of people and places. 

Anastasia Samoylova, Staircase at King Tide, from the series Floodzone, 2019 © Anastasia Samoylova Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation


Anne-Marie Beckmann, Director of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation comments: “We are very excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Art Collection Deutsche Börse in 2024. In this special year, the exhibition at Photo London is a particular highlight of our programme and we are delighted to present a curated selection of our collection of contemporary photography to an international audience.”

The exhibition includes one of the most renowned international collections of contemporary photography, which comprises more than 2,300 works by 160 artists from 35 countries. 

The Public Programme Exhibitions also include ‘The Magic Art of French Calotype. Paper Negative Photography 1846 – 1860’, an exhibition that celebrates the magic of early French photography and ‘Silent Stories’, a solo show  by this year’s Master of Photography, Valérie Belin, an exhibition spanning three decades of her work.