NEWS

SAMUEL FOSSO: FEATURE IN THE NEW YORKER, 12 SEPTEMBER 2014

"...Fosso gained international recognition; today, he is widely considered one of Africa’s most important contemporary artists. Last February, amid catastrophic violence in the Central African Republic, Fosso’s studio was ransacked and much of his archive destroyed. Despite this, the Walther Collection in New York has managed to stage a solo exhibition of Fosso’s work..."

“Samuel Fosso” is on view at the Walther Collection through January 17, 2015.

For the full article please follow the link below:
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/spirits-samuel-fosso
Samuel Fosso: Feature in The New Yorker, 12 September 2014

BETTINA VON ZWEHL: VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM PUBLISH 'MADE UP LOVE SONG' (2014)

'Made up Love Song' is a series of 34 portrait photographs produced during Bettina von Zwehl’s residency at the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2011. The photographs depict V&A Visitors Services Assistant Sophia Birikorang, who sat for von Zwehl two or three times a week over the six-month period.

Published by the V&A to accompany the series - the full-colour, hard-back catalogue is available to purchase from Purdy Hicks Gallery.
Bettina von Zwehl: Victoria & Albert Museum publish 'Made Up Love Song' (2014)

SUSAN DERGES: AWARDED AN HONORARY FELLOWSHIP, ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY.

Susan Derges has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the Royal Photographic Society.

Awarded to photographers who have "an intimate connection with the science, fine art or application of photography", Susan received the Fellowship at the ceremony held in London on 9 September 2014.

For further information please see:

www.rps.org/news
Susan Derges: Awarded an Honorary Fellowship, Royal Photographic Society.

PURDY HICKS GALLERY AT KIAF, SEOUL. 25 - 29 SEPTEMBER 2014

Purdy Hicks is pleased to present Sue Arrowsmith, Pierre Bergian, Susan Derges, Ralph Fleck, Jan Gemeinhardt, Christian Hiegle, Sandra Kantanen, Eunhui Lee and Anna Maria Schonrock.
PURDY HICKS GALLERY AT KIAF, SEOUL. 25 - 29 September 2014

AWOISKA VAN DER MOLEN: WINNER OF THE HARIBAN AWARD 2014.

Purdy Hicks Gallery is delighted to announce Awoiska van der Molen as the winner of the 2014 Hariban Award.

As part of the prize, she will receive a trip to Kyoto to work with the Benrido printers. These prints will be exhibited in the gallery of the Benrido Collotype Atelier as part of the Kyotographie festival, April - May 2015.

For further information please see:
www.haribanaward.org
Awoiska van der Molen: Winner of the Hariban Award 2014.