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1854 Media, publisher of British Journal of Photography are pleased to announce the 200 shortlisted images of Portrait of Humanity Vol.3. Though a global pandemic has made many of us feel isolated, the faces and stories in this book – from people living in over 50 countries – are a testament to our collective will to connect, rebuild and keep going. From healthcare workers to protestors, joyful family reunions to chance meetings between strangers, they delve into a wide spectrum of experience, but give a lasting impression of that most vital common emotion: hope.
30 winning images from the selection will be supported by an international touring exhibition, travelling to Australia as part of PHOTO 2021, and next to Belfast Photo Festival. The images will be held in the city's Botanic Gardens from the 3 - 30 June.
Portrait of Humanity Vol. 3 Published 3 June 2021 by Hoxton Mini Press in collaboration with 1854 Media & British Journal of Photography, 320pp, 151mm x 199mm, £22.95, Hardback, ISBN 978-1-910566-94-7 P
Portrait of Humanity is a global award by 1854 Media, publisher of British Journal of Photography. An evolution of Portrait of Britain – an award focused on capturing the many faces of modern Britain – Portrait of Humanity was conceived to show that across oceans and borders, there is more that unites us than sets as apart. 1854 Media is an award-winning digital media organisation with a global audience of photographers, art lovers and industry experts.
At 1854’s core is British Journal of Photography, the world’s longest running photography title, which has been showcasing pioneers of the art form since 1854. It manifests in a monthly publication that takes an international perspective on contemporary photography, focusing on fine art and documentary, and the cutting edge of editorial and commercial practices. It has also created internationally renowned photography awards – including OpenWalls, Portrait of Britain™, Female in Focus, BJP International Photography Award, and Portrait of Humanity™ all of which aim to discover and promote new talent.
With the topic re:sources, the Fotofestival Lenzburg, conceived as a double edition for years 2021/2022, in its fourth edition places a special focus on women photographers and their work: their view of the world as well
In her artistic work with the medium of photography and film, Ute Behrend (born 1961) displays, both atmospherically and aesthetically, a subtle sense for poetic and formal contexts in exploring her own narrative worlds as
Walter Storms Galerie opens another exhibition space in the “Kunstareal München”. The permanent exhibition is dedicated to the print work of Günter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982), one of the most important representatives of German constructivist-concrete post-war art.
The presale for BERLIN PHOTO WEEK has begun! A day ticket costs 10€ for early bookers and includes access to the main event location Haubentaucher and the Montreux Jazz Festival exhibition by Michael Agel, presented
Fine Art Photography Awards Winners announced: Amateur Fine Art Photographer of the Year is Jamie Johnson (Birdee) with her series UNDERWATER LOVE “Through this series I hope to create an energy and world that mirrors the beauty