Photo London announces a new Director for the Tenth edition of the Fair

The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Thursday, June 20, 2024


Photo London announces a new Director for the Tenth edition of the Fair
Sophie Parker photographed in The Garden, an installation by Siân Davey shown by Trolley Books and Michael Hoppen Gallery at Photo London 2024. Photo © Bryony Fraser.



LONDON.- The Founders of Photo London today announce that the Fair’s Associate Director, Sophie Parker will take on the role of Director. She succeeds Kamiar Maleki who, having served as Director for two editions, has recently stepped down to pursue a range of new projects.

The Fair’s Founders Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad said, “We have the highest regard for Sophie Parker and believe she is the ideal person to lead us into our tenth edition and beyond. Sophie has been invaluable to Photo London over the past six years, playing a key part in our gradual recovery from the pandemic and being a major architect of the last two editions of the Fair, which have been widely praised for their curatorial excellence and for their support for the wider international photographic community. A consummate team player with a deep understanding of the photography world, she enjoys considerable respect amongst our various stakeholders and brings to the role a keen appreciation of the special DNA of Photo London.”

Sophie begins work immediately on the development of the strategy for the tenth edition and on the formal launch of the Fair on 1 July 2024.

Commenting on her appointment, Sophie Parker states: “I’m honoured to take on this role. Over the last six years with Photo London, I have learnt from many of the industry’s greatest, and feel privileged to have been part of the Fair’s evolution during this time. I will continue to learn and listen to what our exhibitors and audiences want, to engage our global network of collectors, and bring the best galleries from across the world to celebrate photography in all its forms. I’m proud of what we have built at Photo London — a Fair that truly reflects one of the most diverse and vibrant cities in the world — and am excited to build on the successes of the ninth edition, working with our fantastic team to create a Fair worthy of our tenth anniversary.”

Sophie Parker has over ten years’ experience in the art world curating and organising exhibitions, events and workshops, ranging in a variety of subjects from fine art, photography and performance art to history and politics. Sophie joined Photo London in 2018 as the Gallery Development Manager and was appointed Associate Director in 2021. Prior to Photo London, Sophie worked at Cristea Roberts gallery, RA Magazine, and Lewisham Local History Society.

Sophie has a Masters degree in Anthropology and Cultural Politics from Goldsmiths, University of London and a BA Hons in History of Art and Design from Manchester Metropolitan University. She currently sits on the Advisory Board for The Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant.

Photo London’s tenth edition will take place at Somerset House from 15 – 18 May 2025 and Previews on Wednesday 14 May 2025.










Today's News

June 11, 2024

Boca Raton Museum Presents Photography from the Doug McCraw Collection

Turner Prize nominee Delaine Le Bas opens major show at Tramway

Gagosian presents wall works by Donald Judd in Basel

JR opens his fourth exhibition at Perrotin Paris

The Portland Art Museum presents 'Monet to Matisse: French Moderns'

Thames & Hudson to release 'The Avant-Gardists: Artists in Revolt in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union 1917-1935'

Christie's announces London Summer Season sales

University Archives announces highlights included in online-only auction, June 26th

James Cohan now represents Kennedy Yanko

MOA reopens to the public following successful completion of seismic upgrades of iconic Great Hall

Casey Kaplan now representing Sydney Cain

Lost Edward Bawden comes to light after 80 years

Dynamic group exhibition examines an often overlooked artistic language

Building upgrades for Brett Whiteley Studio as exhibition tour starts in July

Swann to offer illustration art featuring highlights from the Collection of Jules Feiffer

Jean-Philippe Allard, jazz producer and musicians' advocate, dies at 67

Jorge Pardo sculpture installation opens at Landcraft Gardens

Cynthia Hawkins's first solo exhibition at kaufmann repetto opens in Milan

Daylight to publish 'The Many Pleasures: Found Art in New York City' by Barton Lewis

In 'Clipped,' Cleopatra Coleman spreads her wings

'What's the point?' Oona Doherty's resonant ambivalence

Photo London announces a new Director for the Tenth edition of the Fair

The Frye Art Museum opens a major survey of photographs, video, and large-scale installations by Stephanie Syjuco

Obama marks milestone in construction of presidential center

Redefining Kitchen Experiences: Y2 Integrated Cooker's Design Revolution and Its Visionary Creators

Digital Marketing Trends in 2024

How Self Storage in Dartmouth Supports the Tiny Living Movement




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Writer: Ofelia Zurbia Betancourt

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful