2016 New East Photo Prize Exhibition Private View

Help us celebrate the opening of our exhibition showcasing selected work by the finalists nominated for the first edition of the New East Photo Prize.

The New East Photo Prize champions contemporary perspectives on the people and countries of the New East (Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia), welcoming the work of professional and non-professional photographers alike. Its inaugural edition closed for submissions on Friday 19 August 2016 with a total of 1,030 entries from 25 New East countries.

The finalists have been nominated by an international panel of leading industry professionals and their work reflects a range of approaches and subject matters encompassing the use of video, portraiture and landscape photography.

Part of Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.

Participating finalists:
Ziyah Gafic
Katrina Kepule
Eugenia Maximova
Sasha Rudensky
Alexander Epikhov
Andrey Shapran
Michał Siarek
Michał Sierakowski
Lana Stojićević
Danila Tkachenko
Vladimir Vasilev

Exhibition open to the public:
4 Nov – 18 Dec 2016
Wed – Sun, 12pm – 6pm
Free entry

RSVP required.