21st Annual Exhibition
This year’s exhibition will be held 19th to 31st October 2009 in Cottons Atrium, Tooley Street, London Bridge SE1 2QE. Open daily 7.00am-9.00pm with free admission.
Submissions were open to all LIP members and the selection celebrates the best of work over the last 12 months as chosen by our two independent selectors (Ms Magda Keaney, Curator Photography, National Portrait Gallery & Ms Susanna Brown, Curator Photography, V&A Museum).
A catalogue of all work in the exhibition IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ORDER AT BLURB.COM
The following is a preview of some selected images from the exhibition:
Ms Magda Keaney, Curator Photography, National Portrait Gallery
Magda Keaney is a curator and writer. Formerly a curator at the Australian National Portrait Gallery, she held a research fellowship with the photography collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum (2003) and subsequently worked with the fashion photography agency M.A.P (Management and Production). She is currently Associate Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Independent projects include The Terrible Boredom of Paradise by Derek Henderson at CuratorSpace, London (2005), Pret-a-Porter - Infrastructure Spectaculaire by Immo Klink at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2006), Fifteen Minutes of Fashion with Giles Price for SHOWstudio (2008) and as guest curator of the Friday Late Close Up for the Victoria & Albert Museum (2008). She was a judge in the 2004 Schweppes Photographic Prize at the National Portrait Gallery, London as well as for the Photographers’ Galley Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed exhibition (2009) and has written widely on photography including for American Photo, Portfolio, Photofile, Exit, Contemporary, Big, Pol/Oxygen, and Vogue China magazines. Her book, World’s Top Photographers Fashion and Advertising was published by RotoVision in 2007.
Ms Susanna Brown, Curator Photography, V&A Museum
Susanna Brown is a Curator of Photographs at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, which houses one of the largest and most important photography collections in the world. She previously worked in the Photographs Collection at London’s National Portrait Gallery, and studied Art History at Bristol University before completing an MA in the History and Theory of the Art Museum at the Courtauld Institute. Her particular interests include 20th-century and contemporary photography and fashion imagery, and the history of photographic exhibitions.
Publications include numerous photographers' biographies for the Oxford Dictionary Of National Biography and frequent contributions to photographic journals and magazines including Blueprint, Cent Magazine, Grafik, Distill, and The British Journal of Photography.