The day is finally here for the third edition of Photo London to open its doors to the public.
With over 90 exhibitors including leading contemporary international galleries and an expanded Discovery section of 17 young galleries, there are works by over 500 artists on display throughout Somerset House.
The Public programme boasts special exhibitions by 2017 Master of Photography recipient Taryn Simon, Mat Collishaw, Isaac Julien and dslcollection, as well as Pavilion Commissions by William Klein and a pair of complementary 25-metre murals by Korean artists Bae Bien-U and Noh Suntag.
Photo London’s Special Exhibitor is Leica Camera, who are debuting Magnum member Jacob Aue Sobol’s latest project Road of Bones. Leica will also present two talks on Saturday 20 May featuring Jacob Aue Sobol and the award-winning wildlife photographer Britta Jaschinski.
The 2017 Talks programme is selling out fast, so now is the time to book your place before it’s too late. View the full programme of talks here.
Founded in 2007 by sister and brother, Adélie de Ipanema and Edouard Genestar, Polka Gallery is located in Paris’ Marais area. Sectioned in two parts, a total surface area of 300 square meters is dedicated to photographic creation and annually organizes a series of ten exhibits. It also has a book store offering themed publications, monographs and a selection of signed vintage or rare books.
To this day, the gallery represents the work of 23 photographers, French but also international.