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We’ll be selecting four outstanding photographers to have their work presented in a group exhibition in east London, be published across BJP’s print, online and digital platforms, and receive expert advice on launching a successful career in photography. To find out more about this year's awards, visit: [ Bjp.photo Link ]
"I use flashes and over-exposure as my technique." Marco Pietracupa

Q&A: Marco Pietracupa on his new book, Shapeshifter

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“Studio portraits are a map of sitters’ aspirations and self-image: a photograph of a man gripping the front paws of his dog, trying to keep it still for the long exposure; a boy with no legs stares defiantly at the camera while a young girl plays in the background." FORMAT International Photography Festival

On show at Format: the W. W. Winter Photographic Studio archive

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Congratulations to IPA 2017 winner Daniel Castro Garcia who has been named as one of the Magnum Foundation Fund recipients to continue his project 'Foreigner: I Peri N'Tera'.

He will return to Sicily to work closely with a group of unaccompanied minors living at a small reception centre near Catania.

Visit his current show 'Foreigner' at TJ Boulting until 8th
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Announcing our 2017 Magnum Foundation Fund grantees

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“It’s about escaping the home town, spending all our time exploring only to find ourselves back there once again.” John MacLean on his Hometown project, which goes on show at FORMAT International Photography Festival this weekend.

On show at Format: John MacLean's Hometown

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This year's FORMAT International Photography Festival opens this Friday. Tom Seymour from British Journal of Photography will be in Derby on Saturday taking part in the portfolio reviews.
One group of dancers, Dihvin. One exotic island, Madagascar. Coline Amos entered the Breakthrough Awards in 2016 with Dihvin Idylle. Her series intends to portray these artists' dream of fame, limited in their aspirations by barriers imposed by the island. To find out more about this year's award and how it could change your career, visit: [ Bjp.photo Link ]
"I want to develop direct engagement with communities, discussing issues that affect us all, from the global to the local." Monica Allende, director of FORMAT International Photography Festival this year, which opens on 24 March

Any Answers: Monica Allende

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“These silhouettes are flickering archetypes originating from the collective unconscious of human kind.” Roger Ballen on his new series, now on show at Hamiltons Gallery Hamiltons Gallery Roger Ballen Photography

Q&A: Roger Ballen's new show The Theatre of Apparitions

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"The village that says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was born of a mountain; another that believes the Messiah is an American GI called John, with followers that still parade through the streets with their ‘guns’ and Star-Spangled Banners." Jon Tonks on his Cargo project, on show at FORMAT International Photography Festival

On show at Format – Jon Tonks' Cargo

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"I want to develop direct engagement with communities, discussing issues that affect us all, from the global to the local." Monica Allende, director of FORMAT International Photography Festival this year, which opens on 24 March

Any Answers: Monica Allende

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Photography and architecture have long enjoyed a special relationship, with layers of urbanism, modernity and mankind’s relationship to the environment deeply embedded in the DNA of both. Lucang Huang, treats photography as “the balance between the real and the fictional, an extension of architecture.” Unidentified space was his entry to the Breakthrough Awards Single Image category in 2016....
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© Lucang Huang - Unidentified Space

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“I wanted to offer up experiences concerning the complexity of our existence on the planet,” says Louise Clements, director of Format Festival, of the headline exhibition Ahead still lies our future, co-curated with Hester Keijser. Derby's FORMAT International Photography Festival opens this weekend, and the exhibitions are open until 23 April. #formatfestival

Format Festival - the low down

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New work by Antony Cairns mixes traditional and cutting-edge printing techniques - on show now at 69 Roman Road Gallery

Exhibition: TYO2-LDN4 by Antony Cairns at Roman Road

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Daniel Castro Garcia speaks to BJP about migration and misinformation at the opening of his IPA winning exhibition.

Visit the show at TJ Boulting from 11am - 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday, until 08 April 2017.

Daniel Castro Garcia's first solo exhibition FOREIGNER opens

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'Salt' was © Kapser Palsnov's entry to the Undergraduate series category at BJP Breakthrough Awards 2016. The Dead Sea’s siren-like call attracted the Danish photographer whose series depicts the reality of a region between states; history and modernity, fertile and barren. His interest in the region came from a study trip to Israel and Palestine in 2013, travelling with interns at the Danish...
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We're giving away 5 copies of our latest issue, Scratching the Surface. For a chance to win, please visit: [ Bjp.photo Link ]
What does it mean to be an asylum seeker in the UK? Sam Ivin's entry to the Breakthrough Awards in 2016 seeked to raise questions about how the UK’s migration system treats those who arrive seeking safety. Find out more about this year's award: [ Bjp.photo Link ]

© Sam Ivin

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