18th & 19th June 15
Alec Soth is a photographer born and based in Minnesota. He is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, Franekel Gallery in San Francisco and is a member of Magnum Photos. Alec Soth's first monograph, Sleeping by the Mississippi, was published by Steidl in 2004 to critical acclaim. Since then Soth has published NIAGARA (2006), Broken Manual (2010) and Songbook (2015).
In 2008, Soth started his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom. Along with publishing over a dozen storybooks, Little Brown Mushroom has produced two educational workshops and a slideshow performance with the musician Billy Bragg.
3RD & 4TH JUNE 15
Lorenzo Vitturi is an Italian photographer and sculptor who lives and works between London and Milan. Formerly a cinema set painter, Vitturi has brought his experience into his photographic practice, which revolves around playful site- specific interventions at the intersection of photography, sculpture and performance.
In 2013 Vitturi released his first photo-book Dalston Anatomy. The book went on to be shortlisted for both Aperture and Mack's First Book Awards, and was named among the best books of the year by Martin Parr, Erik Kessels, Alec Soth, The New York Times, The Guardian and more. Vitturi has had a solo show at FOAM (Amsterdam) and two live performances at Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. In 2014 Vitturi was a finalist at Hyeres International Festival, and had a solo show at The Photographer's Gallery (London).