A total of 22 creative graduates will exhibit their work at the fifth annual FreshFaced + WildEyed photography exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, London from September 15-30 2012.
All photographers have graduated in the past year from BA and MA arts courses across the UK. Among those chosen to exhibit their work will be Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir who incorporates found images into her interpretation of her home country Iceland. Jonny Briggs’ photography features staged scenes that aim to recapture forgotten childhood memories.Alison Stolwood, ‘Dark Green Fritillary on Wildlife Attracting Mix’/ Chloe Sells, ‘Phoenix Reclinata’
Alison Stolwood places natural flora in unnatural environments, treating them like human models in her images. Using darkroom processes, Chloe Sells creates images that explore the nature of light and the creation of abstract landscapes in natural environments.Elisavet Tamouridou, ‘View of Amasya, State of Things’/ SeoYeoung Won, ‘Chair’/ Helen Thompson, ‘Deathrow Lobster’
Alisavet Tamouridou retraces her family’s lost history following the Greek genocide in 1922 and SeoYeoung Won creates photographs and studio installations to investigate the relationship between photography, sculpture and painting. Helen Thompson photographs the last meals of inmates on deathrow in her unsettling images.
To see the above and the rest of the finalists, go to FreshFaced+WildEyed 2012 at The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW. For opening times and dates visit The Photographers’ Gallery website.
Image credits left to right top to bottom: All Courtesy of The Photographers’ Gallery: London Hallger›ur Hallgrímsdóttir, Coral, from the series Light of Day, 2010, Inkjet Luster print, 54.3 x 72.7 cm © Hallger›ur Hallgrímsdóttir; Jonny Briggs, SSuper Natural, 2012, LLamda C-Type Print, 95 x 129 cm, © Jonny Briggs; Alison Stolwood, Dark Green Fritillary on Wildlife Attracting Mix, 2011, Digital Chromogenic Print, 56.18 x 73.66cm © Alison Stolwood; Chloe Sells, Phoenix Reclinata (from the series of work Closer Than Known), 2011, C-type print, unique print, 76 x 130cm © Chloe Sells; Elisavet Tamouridou, View of Amasya, State of Things, 2011, C-type print, 21.89 x 29.36 cm, ©Elisavet Tamouridou; SeoYeoung Won, Chair, 2010, C-Type Print, 130 x 160 cm © SeoYeoung Won; Helen Thompson, Deathrow Lobster, 2011, Digital Print, 22 x 48.3 cm © Helen Thompson.