Open Doors Gallery is excited to be participating in the sixth edition of Photo London at Somerset House this year. You can find out more about the artists we are exhibiting this year and explore a digital preview of our booth below. We can’t wait to welcome you to the fair.
Photo London, 2021
9-12 September, 2021
Discovery Section, Somerset House
Some Kind of Heavenly Fire by Maria Lax is an investigation and artistic depiction of stories discovered in her grandfather’s book. As a journalist he had been investigating claims of strange and unexplained sightings in the forests around where she grew up in a remote region of Northern Finland. Marias cinematic approach to storytelling creates a compelling and enigmatic world filled with mystery… READ MORE
Kensuke Koike (b.1980, Japan) creates unique artwork by manipulating found photographic material. Kensuke’s approach to the medium revolves around the idea of using the assets found within an image. Creating something new and contemporary. The process for the artist often starts as a puzzle begging to be solved with each image setting its own unique challenges… READ MORE
“Before I used archival images, I was shooting photographs on my own and altering them. But because I had the negatives and originals, I could make mistakes in the cutting and altering of them – I could just print another copy of an image and start all over again.” – Kensuke Koike
Denisse Ariana Pérez is a Caribbean-born, Barcelona-based copywriter and photographer. Her work focuses on people, nature, gender, culture, and words and how they all interact with one another… READ MORE
‘I keep coming back to water scenes. I keep coming back to lakes, rivers and oceans. I like to explore the interaction of people with water. Water can disarm even the most armed of facades. Becoming one with water is not about rushing but rather about flowing. And flowing is the closest thing to being.’ – Denisse Ariana Pérez
Shae Detar creates otherworldly photographic mixed media images, using a unique hand-painting process in which she paints on top of her photographs. Shae’s surrealistic images merges photography and painting by exaggerating the colours of both the landscapes and her subjects. Taking them out of reality and placing them into Another World… READ MORE
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