Photo London set to come back

Photo London reveals next year’s edition, calling Don McCullin as Master of Photography. Following all the successes of the very first edition earlier this year, Photo London has declared their come back in the year 2016, putting on a long celebration of photography taking in city-wide exhibits, installations as well as talks from the 19th to 22nd May, next year.

Produced by Candlestar, the company behind Prix Pictet as well as several other curatorial-based enterprises, the Photo London this year has housed over seventy galleries at Somerset House. As Michael Benson, the co-director of Candlestar as well as co-founder of Photo London along with Fariba Farshad, told that the fair has whet the city’s appetency for photography.

It was stated that next year, they have extended to add 80 galleries – they have been so inundated with applications that they have even had to create a temporary structure in the courtyard. Exhibitors include Galerie Polaris, TJ Boulting, and Flowers Gallery, along with top photography galleries revealing along with a ‘Discovery’ section for new galleries.

Work displayed by the Manchester restaurant offers website also lets in a site-specific commission by London based artists Walter and Zoniel, a line of works by Turner Prize-winning photographer and artist Craigie Horsfield as well as an exhibition of work loaned from Moscow Multimedia Art Museum. They also expect to attract non-buyers along with a series of talks with participants like Nadav Kander, David Maisel, Martin Parr and Chloe Dewe Mathews.