British Journal of Photography

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The auras of Michael Swann’s photographs envelop us

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine. Michael Swann is one of five Ones to Watch selected by British Journal...

Reality and artificiality in Alina Frieske’s photographs

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine. Alina Frieske is one of five Ones to Watch selected by British Journal...

Coco Capitán disappears into the sea

Over one billion cubic kilometres of water envelop the earth: stretches of deep blue gilded in crashing waves and snaking currents. Miles of silence curling around continents and extending outwards, over horizons and beyond. A landscape of calm, but also chaos: uncharted waters, stormy skies, and the ultimate unknown spiralling down up to 10,994 meters...

Spandita Malik: “I was never happy with a photograph being a photograph”

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine.  “I was never happy with a photograph being a photograph,” describes...

Beautiful dissonance in Ana Zibelnik’s images

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine. Ana Zibelnik is one of five Ones to Watch selected by British Journal of...

Sex as meaning-making in the work of Mark McKnight

Sex has got lost in what society says it should be. Something private — doors are closed, curtains are drawn, the lights may even go down. And something perilous — overshadowed by the potential for pregnancy, infection, and, especially, initially, the likelihood of getting it wrong. With queer sex this intensifies. It bears the burden of the stigma...

Visualising the history of Russia and China’s mutual influence

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Collectively, they provide a window into where photography is heading, in the eyes of the curators, editors, agents, festival producers and photographers we invited to nominate. Throughout...

Gi Seok Cho’s pursuit for beauty

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch – a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Collectively, they provide a window into where photography is heading, in the eyes of the curators, editors, agents, festival producers and photographers we invited to nominate. Throughout...

Thana Faroq: “I documented women displaced by the war. Now I’m one of them”

Each year, British Journal of Photography presents its Ones To Watch — a group of emerging image-makers, chosen from hundreds of nominations by international experts. Throughout September, BJP-online is sharing their profiles, originally published in issue #7898 of the magazine. For Thana Faroq, photography was less a calling, but rather a tool....

1854 Presents: Portrait of Britain 2020

10th September, 6PM (UK Time) | Pre-register now to watch for free From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, 1854 Presents hosts free virtual artist talks, Q&As, panel discussions and more with leading figures in contemporary photography. This week, 1854 Presents: Portrait of Britain 2020. In a live panel talk, winners...

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