Photo London 2021
Photo London is delighted to welcome everybody back to Somerset House from 8–12 September 2021 to showcase the world’s most iconic photographers, leading photography galleries and publishers, alongside exciting emerging spaces and talents exhibiting in the Discovery section.
Limited Early Bird Tickets are now available – get yours today before they sell out!
With a growing roster of exhibitors from 14 countries, Photo London 2021 brings together UK-based galleries like James Hyman Gallery, Large Glass, October Gallery, Stewart & Skeels, The Photographers’ Gallery and Atlas, as well as major international galleries like Christophe Guye Galerie (Zürich), Galerie Peter Sillem (Frankfurt), Robert Morat (Berlin), 29 Arts in Progress (Milan), Carlos Carvalho Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon) and Galerie Thierry Bigaignon (Paris).
In the Discovery section, London’s emerging spaces Black Box Projects A.I. Gallery, Encounter Contemporary, Open Doors, SEAGER Gallery will present alongside US-based Marshall Contemporary (Los Angeles); Gudberg Nerger (Hamburg), EUQINOM Gallery (San Francisco) and Tintera (Cairo) among others.
In the Publishers section, Photo London is delighted to welcome new exhibitor Gost Books (London), Kehrer Verlag (Heidelberg), Hoxton Mini Press (London), Éditions Xavier Barral / Atelier EXB (Paris), Dewi Lewis Publishing (U.K.), Benrido Atelier (Kyoto) and Thames & Hudson (London).
Special Exhibitors include The View Magazine (London) presenting Someone’s Daughter, an inspirational exhibition by some of the world’s leading photographers, featuring portraits of 15 leading women and 15 women activists and former prisoners. The project is curated by Jennie Ricketts, the respected former picture editor of The Observer and led by Rachael Heaton-Armstrong, the magazine’s Creative Director and documentary maker of Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons.
The Stanley Foundation will support an exhibition of work selected from final year photography students at London’s leading art colleges.
In addition, Photo London presents a unique Public Programme, including special exhibitions by the Master of Photography 2020-21 Shirin Neshat, in partnership with Goodman Gallery, and Robert Capa, in collaboration with Messums London; a series of talks with Lee Friedlander, Thomas Walther, Adam Lowe, Nancy Burson, Lorenzo Vitturi, and more; the Emerging Photographer Award and a series of professional photography workshops led by Nikon. At their stand, Nikon will also be showcasing work from last year’s Emerging Photographer Award, which they support.
The full list of exhibitors will be announced in late July. In the months before the Fair, Photo London will continue the innovative Academy Programme that has provided continuous support for Photo London’s exhibitors since the postponement of the 2020 Fair in March last year.
Those who are unable to travel can still experience the fair online through Photo London Digital, which will run alongside the physical Fair from 9-28 September 2021.
8–12 September 2021
Preview day: Wednesday 8 September, 1pm–9 pm
Public days: Thursday 9 September 1pm -9pm; Friday, 10 & Saturday, 11 September 11am–7pm; Sunday, 12 September, 11 am–6.30pm
Photo London Digital
9–28 September 2021