Photofusion Members’ Exhibitions

Since 2008, we have been hosting an Annual Members’ Photography Exhibition to showcase the talent and artistic quality produced by Photofusion Members.

These exhibitions have grown from a group show of 13 photographers to our current new Salon and Select format of exhibitions, featuring over 100 artist’s work covering the gallery walls from floor to ceiling.

Over the years, these exhibitions have caught the attention of press including the London Evening Standard, The British Journal of Photography, Brixton Bugle, as well as exhibiting artists featuring in editorial spreads in the Guardian Weekend and Hotshoe Photography magazine; win awards such as the Lucie Awards and The Renaissance Photography Prize; and gone on to have solo exhibitions and participate in residency programmes.

SALON/17

09 DECEMBER 2017 – 13 JANUARY 2018

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SELECT/17

09 November 2017 – 30 November 2017

© Jaycee Chaumet

Left: © Danialla Zalcman | Right: © Katy Hammond

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SALON/16

12 DECEMBER 2014 – 30 JANUARY 2015

Lewis Inman

© Public’s Choice Award winner 2014: Lewis Inman

David Jackson

© Hotshoe Photofusion Award co-winner: David Jackson

 

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SALON/14

12 DECEMBER 2014 – 30 JANUARY 2015

Lewis Inman

© Public’s Choice Award winner 2014: Lewis Inman

David Jackson

© Hotshoe Photofusion Award co-winner: David Jackson

We are pleased to present this year’s Members’ exhibition, Photofusion SALON/14. Taking its name from the 18th and 19th century Parisian salons, this exhibition will showcase the work of 140 artists, whose photographic and video work will cover the gallery walls from floor to ceiling.

Submissions included a broad range of technical experimental photography, such as fragmenting light through a darkroom enlarger and image making through the use of a Microsoft Kinetic Sensor, through to documentary photography that deals with social and cultural issues in the Middle East. The exhibition will take you on a journey from Britain’s Sunday Soldier’s commemorative WWII re-enactments to the Albanian landscape with its recycled communist bunkers.

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SELECT/14

18 JULY – 15 AUGUST 2013

Katarina Mudronova

© Katarina Mudronova

Jochen Klein

© Jochen Klein

Four exhibitors from the most recent Photofusion Salon/13 show were selected to exhibit their full body of work in the upcoming Select/14 exhibition. These artists have each been awarded a bursary of £500 alongside mentoring from Photofusion staff towards developing and exhibiting new, unseen work.

The selected members include London-based photographer Chloe Borkett, with her project ‘Stories East of the River’ which explores teenagers growing up in the little known country of Transdneister; German photographer Jochen Klein, with his series of constructed model refugee boats titled ‘Flux’; University of Westminster graduate Katarina Mudronova, exhibiting her still-live project on domestic objects titled ‘Strategic Cooking’; and London based portrait photographer Travis Hodges with his new series ‘The Quantified Self’, which explores those who use data tracking apps and devices.

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SALON/13

13 DECEMBER 2013 – 24 JANUARY 2014

Lydia Goldblatt

© Lydia Goldblatt

Andrew Meredith

© Andrew Meredith

We are pleased to announce this year’s Members’ exhibition, Photofusion Salon/13, which will showcase the talent and artistic quality produced by Photofusion Members.

Out of over 750 images submitted, the gallery committee selected 101 photographs from 90 photographers to feature in the final exhibition. These images will be installed in the gallery,
salon-style, creating “a treasure trove of photographic art at Photofusion” (Brixton Blog, 2012).

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SELECT/13

3 – 31 MAY 2013

Carlotta Cardana

© Carlotta Cardana

Ariadne Radi Cor

© Ariadne Radi Cor

Four Members from Photofusion Salon 2012/13 – our re-launched Annual Members Show – have been awarded a bursary of £500 each towards exhibiting recent, unseen work in the new annual exhibition Photofusion Select 2013. The exhibiting Members include Italian portrait and documentary photographer Carlotta Cardana, showing her portrait series from the North London Mod scene; Royal College of Art MA graduate Dafna Talmor with her ongoing series Constructed Landscapes; Italian born artist, photographer and video-poem maker Ariadne Radi Cor, with her project “13×13”; and photographer and multi-media artist Tim Mitchell showcasing his documentary project A Fish out of Water.

Find out how these four artists’ careers progressed after this exhibition here.

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SALON/12

7 DECEMBER 2012 – 18 JANUARY 2013

Olivia Poppy Coles

© Olivia Poppy Coles

Richard Pilnick

© Richard Pilnick

Now in its fourth year, the Photofusion Annual Members’ Show has undergone a complete makeover. Due to the growing popularity of this event, AMPS is adopting a new salon-style hang, allowing a much larger number of Members to showcase one of their images. Following on from this exhibition, a select few will be chosen to develop their work and exhibit as part of a smaller group show, Photofusion Select, in 2013.

This year, 118 photographers were selected to exhibit on the walls, along with a further 43 presented on a show reel.

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AMPS/11

25 NOVEMBER 2011 – 27 JANUARY 2012

Eva Stenram

© Eva Stenram

Judith Lyons

© Judith Lyons

Photofusion’s Annual Members Photography Show is gaining a reputation for showcasing a diversity of approaches and genres from photographers based in London and further afield. This year continues the collaboration with Hotshoe Magazine which includes the “Hotshoe Photofusion Award” which will be presented on the opening night. The winner will receive a double page spread in the February issue of the magazine, a free annual subscription and an interview on the Hotshoe Blog. The public will also have a chance to vote for their favourite photographer, who will receive the “AMPS/11 Public Choice” at the end of the exhibition.

Exhibiting photographers in AMPS/11 included: Chloe Sells, Jeremy Akerman, Judith Lyons, Eva Stenram, Clara Turchi, Eddie Otchere, Alison McCauley, Jo Phipps and Chloe Precey.

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AMPS/10

3 DECEMBER 2010 – 28 JANUARY 2011

Jane Ward

© Jane Ward

Jason Larkin

© Jason Larkin

Photofusion is delighted to announce its second members’ exhibition, which reflects the different genres, approaches and interests from photographers within the membership scheme. Open to annual members to submit work, fourteen photographers have been selected and will show prints either from a recently completed series or a project in development. Miranda Gavin, Deputy and Online Editor of the bimonthly contemporary photography magazine HotShoe, will open the exhibition and choose a photographer whose work will receive the “Hotshoe Photofusion Award” title.

Exhibiting photographers included: Ollie Woods, Toby Smith, David Sampson, Vikram Kushwah, Chris Stockbridge, Jason Larkin, Odette England, David Gopsill, Jane Ward, Kellie French, Gary Anderson, Alexander Bartsch, Helko Progge and Miranda Hutton.

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AMPS/08

28 NOVEMBER 2008 – 9 JANUARY 2009

Gesche Wuerfel

© Gesche Wuerfel

Reinaldo Loureiro

© Reinaldo Loureiro

Photofusion is delighted to announce its first members’ exhibition which reflects different genres, approaches and interests within the membership scheme. Open to annual members to submit work, thirteen photographers have been selected and will show prints either from a recently completed series or a project in development. A showreel of images from the work of 25 selected members who submitted proposals will also be screened in the gallery throughout the exhibition.

AMPS/08 included work by Jan Stradtmann, Tobias Smith, Tom Lovelace, Oliver Martin, Anne Berndt, Maria Bellido, Rob Ison, Anthony Bowater, Reinaldo Loureiro, Andrew Meredith, Thomas Stewart and Gesche Wuerfel.

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