OD Photo Prize 2023 | Winner Announced


Land Loss | Solo Exhibition & Book Launch


Big Fence / Pitcairn Island

Rhiannon Adam





Open Doors Gallery is a global platform for emerging contemporary photographic artists. Representing and developing the careers of several award winning artists, each with their own unique approach to the medium. From mixed media and sculptural artworks to darkroom creations and documentary work. We believe the limitless possibilities of the photographic medium make it the perfect prism through which to explore the world and to build a collection.

Open Doors Gallery believes in making art accessible and affordable. With no permanent fixed location, we display our artists’ work regularly through our programme of Art Fairs, exhibitions, events & publications throughout the year

We are also now home to the OD Photo Prize. An annual open call for emerging or early career, lens based artists working within the first ten years of their practise. Into it’s third year, the prize has already uncovered some remarkable talents from around the world… READ MORE

The Pitcairn Islands are the last British Overseas Territory in the South Pacific. Pitcairn was permanently settled by the infamous Bounty mutineers and their Polynesian captives in 1790, and their descendents, now numbering fewer than 40, still live there today.

The tiny, isolated, volcanic island measures just two by one miles, is 400 nautical miles away from its nearest neighbour, and is the least populated jurisdiction in the world. Due to the infrequent supply ship schedule (the island’s only direct access), Rhiannon Adam was trapped on Pitcairn for three months, spending two of those living at Big Fence… READ MORE

Taken by the Tide presents a world where the familiar appears alien. Thoughtfully accumulated, captured and created over the course of a tumultuous decade or so, this brooding series reflects on the artist’s relationship to ‘home’. The images are at times delicate and vulnerable, with rare subjects isolated in shadow, seemingly enveloped by an inhospitable world. At times the light or a spectre seems to encourage us to follow deeper into the scene, only to realise we are chasing something too elusive to fully experience. Walking the line between fact and fiction the images resemble both the artist’s memories of home and the strange, unrecognisable lands that surround her… READ MORE

Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival is one of the key dates in the European photography calendar. Responsible for catapulting the careers of myriad photographic artists over the years. Here is a long overdue list of highlights from the festivals first week this year. Arles festival runs throughout the Summer and wraps up 24 September. So there is still time to adjust your Summer plans…. READ MORE

Open Doors Gallery was delighted to exhibit at Photo London for our fifth year in the Discovery area. Our booth this year consisted of extraordinary unique artwork from three exciting early career contemporary artists.

Photo London, 2023
Somerset House | 11–14 May

We are delighted to announce that four Open Doors Gallery artists are now featured in an outdoor display in the heart of London.

The artists included in this display not only represent the best of multicultural London, but also through their practices, push the boundaries of the photographic medium. Each artist has experienced huge success, particularly over the past two years, and so it’s hugely exciting that the projects featured here will continue to inspire and captivate London’s commuters for a long time to come.

Meet the artists involved…