Genesis are very proud to collaborate with and support a number of leading creative initiatives including:
Format International Photography Festival
The Format International Photography Festival is one of the UK’s leading international contemporary festivals of photography and related media which takes place biannually in Derby, UK, alongside a year round programme of international commissions, open calls, residencies, conferences and collaborations in the UK and Internationally.
Photo London is a unique photography event and fair which is due to feature up to 70 exhibitors including the world’s leading photography galleries and publishers, alongside an innovative public programme supported by the LUMA Foundation. Photo London will showcase the broad range of photographic practice – from vintage to contemporary – and is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts.
The Source-Cord Prize
The award was established as the Cord Prize in 2013 by EA Lindsay, to support contemporary photography. In 2014 Lindsay formed a collaboration with Source magazine to create the Source-Cord Prize. Source is a photography magazine based and published in the UK since 1992. The judges in 2013 were Charlotte Cotton and Diana Edkins, the first Prize was won by Eva Stenram for her work Drape.
Travel Photographer of the Year
Travel Photographer of the Year was founded in 2003 by professional photographer Chris Coe and his wife and business partner Karen, who wanted to show that travel photography is much, much more than holiday snaps and pretty postcards. In the eleven years since TPOTY was founded, the awards have gone from strength to strength and are now highly regarded as a truly premier travel photography award.
The Firecracker Grant
Firecracker is platform dedicated to supporting european women photographers and assists the promotion of women photographers by showcasing their work in a series of monthly online gallery features. In 2012 the annual Firecracker Photographic Grant was launched to assist a woman photographer born or residing in Europe with the completion of a documentary photographic project.
LensCulture is one of the largest destinations for curated, contemporary photography from around the world. We are committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community, continually seeking new work from every continent and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, street photography, conceptual, portrait, landscape, and more.
London Art Fair – Photo50
Photo50 is a guest-curated exhibition of contemporary photography featuring fifty works. It will be located within London Art Fair, to be held at the Business Design Centre in Islington in January 2016, and provides a critical showcase of some of the most interesting and distinctive elements of current photographic practice.
The UK Picture Editors Guild
The UK Picture Editors’ Guild has been established for 40 years and was formed by picture editors from the picture desks of the national press, regional newspapers, international press agencies and domestic photo agencies. The UK Picture Editors Guild Awards celebrate the exceptionally talented photographers working behind the lens throughout the media today.
Ruskin School of Art, The University of Oxford
Oxford’s Ruskin School of Art provides an exceptional teaching and research environment that enables cutting-edge contemporary artists, art historians and art theorists to work closely together in a world-leading, research-intensive university.
The Association of Photographers
The Association of Photographers is a UK based Membership Organisation that promotes, and protects the rights of photographers. As an affiliate company, we offer AOP members 20% off their first job with Genesis and 10% off subsequent orders – because we feel that working with us first-hand is the best way to see how our collaborative approach makes all the difference to the printing and finishing of professional work.
The Photographic Collections Network
The Photographic Collections Network shares knowledge and expertise across the UK’s diverse photographic collections and archives. Their aim is to secure our extraordinary shared visual heritage and to build enjoyment and understanding of our photographic history.