Judges

Director

The Photographers’ Gallery

In 2006, Brett Rogers OBE became the director The Photographers’ Gallery, London, the first publicly funded space dedicated solely to photography in the UK. She was previously the deputy director of visual arts at the British Council, and in 2013 was appointed a Visiting Fellow by University of the Arts London for her key role in developing the photographic field.

Photographer

 

Born in Israel but now based in London, Nadav Kander has established himself as one the most in-demand commercial portrait photographers in the world, framing icons like Barack Obama, Desmond Tutu, and David Lynch. His series Yangtze, the Long River won the prestigious Prix Pictet, while Dust and Bodies were exhibited at London’s Flowers Gallery.

Editorial Director

British Journal of Photography

Simon Bainbridge has served as editorial director of British Journal of Photography since 2004. He is on the judging panel of numerous awards, including the Sony World Photography Award, Amnesty International Media Awards and Photolucida’s Critical Mass, and curated a host of festival exhibitions, most recently Time & Motion Studies: New Documentary Photography Beyond the Decisive Moment at Hereford Photography Festival in 2011.

Founding Director

MACK Books

Michael Mack is the founding director and publisher at MACK Books. He has published some of the most important photography and art books of the past two decades, lectured at major international conferences and sat on a number of prestigious panels, including D&AD, Festival International des Arts de la Mode and the Citibank Photography Prize.

Director

TJ Boulting

Hannah Watson is the director of contemporary London art gallery, TJ Boulting, and director of Trolley Books, known for publishing a diverse range of titles presenting unique stories in photography and photojournalism, but also art and recently fiction. She has worked with a host of world-renowned photographers such as Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Alex Majoli and Philip Jones Griffiths.

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Founder

Webber Represents

Born in Anglesey, North Wales, Chantal set up Webber Represents in London in 2001. In 2006 Chantal set up Webber Represents New York. Originally representing photographers, the company today also looks after, directors, art directors, stylists and set designers.
In late 2014 Webber Gallery Space was launched, showcasing the personal work of both represented and affiliated artists.