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THE 2012 TAYLOR WESSING PHOTOGRAFIC PORTRAIT PRIZE

Posted on September 13, 2012 by Isabella Cecconi

One of the major and impressive international photo prizes is the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait’s which, every year, presents the best in contemporary portrait photography. The Prize, is an established leader for new talent’s showcase and includes the work of young photographers and amateurs alongside professionals or students. This year the competition attracted 5,340 submissions by over 2,350 photographers from around the world. At the moment, four photographers have been shortlisted for the £12,000 prize (Alma Haser, Spencer Murphy, Jennifer Pattison, Jordi Ruiz Cirera) which is entirely sponsored by international law firm Taylor Wessing. The judges have selected 60 portraits and the exhibition will run from 8 November 2012 till 17 February 2013 at the National Portrait Gallery of London. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on Monday 5 November. Tim Eyles, Managing Partner of international law firm Taylor Wessing said: ‘Many of the portraits selected this year have an enigmatic quality that will leave the viewer wanting to find out more. Collectively, they reflect a cultural and social variety that will doubtless come together as another hugely stimulating exhibition. Our congratulations go to all the shortlisted photographers and our thanks, as ever, to the National Portrait Gallery.’ May the best man win!

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012
8 November 2012 – 17 Feb 2013

Porter Gallery – London

www.npg.org.uk

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PARIS DESIGN WEEK

Posted on July 30, 2012 by admin

Paris Design Week will be held from September 10 through 16, 2012. The event aims to transform the city into an exhilarating agora of innovation. This one will be the second edition as the first one, exceeded all expectations with 60.000 visitors. Paris Design Week is a place and a venue to exchange ideas, develop contacts and business, in a creative environment  that celebrates design.

We can’t wait to visit the Ville Lumière and have an adventure through design and taste!

http://www.parisdesignweek.fr