Olivier Laurent writes in The British Journal of Photography
Documentary and fine art photographers are coming together to help support the London Festival of Photography, donating prints for a special auction……
Led by Dr. Michael Pritchard of the Royal Photographic Society will be leading the special print auction designed to support next year’s edition of the London Festival of Photography.
“Many of the festival’s contributing photographers have donated prints so you will have the chance to own the best of the festival,” say the organisers. “Lively entertainment, refreshments and opportunities for industry mingling and prize-winning will ensure the evening is a night to remember. All proceeds will go towards ensuring the festival will be back in 2013.”
The festival will be offering prints from artists that include Edward Burtynsky, Simon Roberts, Chris Steele-Perkins, Martin Parr, Olivia Arthur, Steve Bloom, Zed Nelson, Kurt Tong, John Angerson, Wasma Mansour, Andre Penteado, Alejandro Cartagena, Toby Smith, Arnhel de Serra and Frederick Wilfred among others.
The festival will also propose a silent auction on signed books and cameras.
Entry to the auction, which takes place on 19 July at the Dog Eared Gallery, is £15.
For more details, visit the London Festival of Photography website.
Jeddah Diary © Olivia Arthur.
Hackney © Zed Nelson / Institute.
Image © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos.
Shipbreaking © Edward Burtysnky.