Photo London Digital
7 – 18 Oct 2020
For the first online iteration of Photo London, the gallery presents three female artists working with construction, collage and the photographic: Angela Blažanović, Abigail Hunt and Dafna Talmor.
An original photographic collage by Abigail Hunt is being used for the Photo London 2020/21 campaign.
Dafna Talmor is an artist and lecturer based in London with a practice that encompasses photography, spatial interventions, curation and collaborations. Her photographs are included in public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Deutsche Bank and Hiscox and in publications such as Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera, Unseen Magazine, 1000 Words, Elephant Magazine, IMA, Camera Austria, ArtReview, BJP, Photomonitor and Paper Journal. In 2018 she was commissioned by the FT Weekend Magazine to produce work for ‘My London’ featured in the Photo London Special supplement, subsequently shown at Peckham 24 and Unseen Amsterdam (2018) and Photo London (2019). Talmor's recent solo shows include ‘Constructed Landscapes’ Sid Motion Gallery on Vortic Collect XR (2020); ‘Straight Lines are a Human Invention’, Sid Motion Gallery (London 2019) and ‘Constructed Landscapes’, TOBE Gallery (Budapest 2018). Recent group exhibitions include ‘Her Nature: Women Photographing Landscape’, Flowers Gallery, London; ‘Moving the Image’, Camberwell Space, London; ‘...on making’, the National Museum Gdansk, and an upcoming group show at Informality Gallery. Talmor was shortlisted for the BNL BNP Paribas Award 2019, MACK First Book Award and the Unseen Dummy Award in 2018 and is the recipient of several Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Awards, the Breathing SPACE Bursary (2016) and Photofusion Select Bursary Award (2013). Talmor has an upcoming book published by Fw:Books due for release in October 2020.
Angela Blažanović (b. 1995, Germany) graduated from BA (Hons) Photography from London Metropolitan University in 2019. Her work has already been included in exhibitions internationally including; ‘Jetsam’, a two-person exhibition, Sid Motion Gallery, January 2020; ‘2020 Capture Public Art Project’, King Edward Station, Vancouver, Canada; ‘Free Range 2019’, Old Truman Brewery, London; ‘Cream 2019’, University of Brighton; ‘Unsigned’, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, London; ‘AOP Student Awards Exhibition’, Wex Photo Video, London. In 2019 Blažanović was announced the winner of the Free Range 2019 Award and the Owen Rowley Prize. Blažanović’s work has been reproduced in print in The FT Weekend, Wallpaper* Magazine, Uncertain States and Issue 30, and has been written about online in Port Magazine, The Guardian, Booooooom, ShowStudio and Elephant Magazine.
Abigail Hunt has shown at Whitechapel Art Gallery, Camden Arts Centre, Platform for Art, London Underground, EAST International, 5 Years, and Sid Motion Gallery. She has written extensive publications for clients, including Tate, Whitechapel, UP Projects and The Science Gallery exploring interpretations of contemporary art. In addition, her separate collaborative practice with artist Kieren Reed involves a direct interaction with audiences within manufactured and suggested situations. They have worked on commissions for Tate Britain, IKON Gallery, the Herbert Read Gallery and The New Art Gallery Walsall. They have shown work internationally and in the UK, including exhibitions at Studio Voltaire and Gasworks as well as live performance works for Cubitt and the Folkestone Triennial. An original photographic collage by Abigail Hunt is being used as the Photo London 2020/21 campaign.