All posts tagged: Award

BJP International Photography Award: Jack Latham is our 2019 winner

“The idea of a context vacuum is a fascinating one,” says Jack Latham of his BJP IPA winning series Parliament of Owls. “I think it’s only natural that we would want to fill these voids with theories.” Focusing on Bohemia Grove – an elite men’s club in California – Parliament of Owls explores the dangers of conspiracy theories and fake news. The club’s antics during its …

Meet BJP International Photography Award 2019 judge Sarah Allen, Assistant Curator at Tate Modern

Sarah Allen is hoping to see images that respond to our current political moment In the second of our interviews with BJP IPA 2019’s judges, we meet Sarah Allen. As assistant curator at Tate Modern, Allen has worked on a number of major shows, the most recent being Shape of Light, the first blockbuster exhibition to explore the relationship between photography and abstract art. Before …

Meet BJP International Photography Award 2019 judge Russ O’Connell, Picture Editor at the Sunday Times Magazine

Russ O’Connell is hoping to see images with an element of surprise In the first of our interviews with BJP International Photography Award 2019’s judges, we meet Russ O’Connell. His impressive career has seen O’Connell in editorial roles at celebrity weekly Heat, music magazine Q, and men’s lifestyle guide British GQ. . He is currently Picture Editor at The Sunday Times Magazine – which, as the UK’s first …

Revisiting Alys Tomlinson’s BJP IPA-shortlisted series Ex-Voto

As British Journal of Photography’s International Photography Award 2019 opens for entries, we revisit one of last year’s shortlisted photographers, Alys Tomlinson “Placed anonymously and often hidden from view, ‘Ex-Votos’ are offerings left by pilgrims as signs of gratitude and devotion,” explains Alys Tomlinson of the subjects of Ex-Voto, a series exploring offerings of religious devotion found at Christian pilgrimage sites. These small donations of …

BJP IPA 2017: Introducing Hannah Watson, director of TJ Boulting, who will host the winner’s exhibition

Enter this year’s IPA for a chance to win a month-long exhibition in a forward-thinking, central London gallery. Here is what you need to know about TJ Boulting from its director and co-founder Hannah Watson This year marks the 14th edition of British Journal of Photography’s International Photography Award. It is a commendation that has established itself as one of the key showcases of emerging …

BJP IPA Past Winners

Previous Winners of the BJP International Photography Award have gone on to achieve global success and recognition. The industry exposure generated through the award has meant that the photographers involved have grown to become some of the most respected names in the industry. This is made possible through the opportunities winning the award provides, a solo show, extensive media coverage, and features both in print …