The International Street Photography Awards are no longer being run by Shoot Experience/London Festival of Photography. There is a new International Street Photography Award for 2013 being managed by Fotoura.com. Deadline 12 Feb 2013. For more information see http://fotoura.com/international-street-photo-awards-2013/
THE 2012 FESTIVAL
In June and July 2012, London's most celebrated venues including The Museum of London, The British Library, The British Museum, Tate Modern, The V&A played host to a world-class, city-wide celebration of photography.
Encompassing street, documentary and conceptual photography, the festival included 18 exhibitions and 30 satellite events including workshops, talks and screenings.
All content was curated by the festival team and guest curators.
Festival highlights included:
EXHIBITIONSThe Great British Public
Contemporary images from photographers working the length and breadth of the British Isles. John Angerson, Peter Dench, Arnhel de Serra, Liz Hingley, Zed Nelson, Martin Parr, Simon Roberts, Chris Steele-Perkins, Homer Sykes, Giulietta Verdon-Roe...
Dog Eared Gallery, 1 to 24 June
St Pancras International 1 to 30 June
Gaddafi Archives - Libya Before the Arab Spring
From the Human Rights Watch photographic archive, an exclusive view of never-before-seen images documenting the recent history of Libya from the King Idris period and throughout the rule of its most infamous dictator.
The Warburg Institute, 21 to 29 June
Beneath the Surface
Coinciding with the 35th anniversary of Steve Biko's death, Steve Bloom's photographs capture a critical moment in 1970s apartheid-era South Africa.
Guardian Gallery (King’s Place), 1 to 28 June
Let This Be a Sign
New work from Simon Roberts looking at the physical, political and social effects of the recent UK recession.
Swiss Cottage Gallery, 25 May to 1 July
The Queen, The Chairman & I
A new body of work by Kurt Tong, The Queen, The Chairman and I is a collection of photographs and writing that retrace and bring to life Tong's ancestral roots from more than a century ago to the present day.
Horse Hospital, 1 to 23 June
- Masterclass with Jodi Bieber (2011 World Press Photo Winner)
- Nick Turpin returned for his London to Paris workshop
- Pinhole Photography Workshop
- Tate Modern hosted a screening of the film Edward Burtynsky: Manufactured Landscapes by Jennifer Baichwal, followed by a Q&A with Edward Burtynsky
- Chris Steele-Perkins, Peter Dench, Homer Sykes and Liz Hingley spoke about their work in the Great British Public exhibition at Central Saint Martins
- The V&A hosted talks by Martin Barnes (Senior Curator of Photographs) and James Stevenson (V&A Photography Manager)
- Jodi Bieber spoke about her work to a packed audience at Foto8.