Clients arriving by car can visit Genesis Imaging using commonly used routes in Fulham (including via the Clean Air Neighbourhood)

+44 020 7384 6200
Eugénie Shinkle, Ideal City (Somebody Else’s Landscape), 1998. Courtesy of Revolv Collective.
Eugénie Shinkle, Ideal City (Somebody Else’s Landscape), 1998. Courtesy of Revolv Collective.
Jackson Whitefield, Imprint I, 2023. Courtesy of Revolv Collective.
Marie Smith, Extraction- In Conversation with Anna Atkins, 2023. Courtesy of Revolv Collective.

Genesis is delighted to once again support Photo50 at London Art Fair; an annual exhibition of contemporary photography which provides a critical forum for examining some of the most distinctive elements of current photographic practice. The 2024 edition of the fair is curated by Revolv Collective and supported by our Exhibition Printing and Installation Services.

‘Grafting: The Land and the Artist’ Photo50, curated by Revolv Collective at London Art Fair

Revolv Collective presents Grafting: The Land and the Artist at Photo50, London Art Fair, 2024. Centred in expanded photographic practice, the collection of works by early and mid-career artists will explore the subject of labour and its diverse representations within the context of the land. In the exhibition, labour will be contextualised from a variety of positions to question our understanding and engagement with the land as a site of work, resistance, action, co-dependence, regeneration and communion. Echoing the horticultural technique whereby two plants are joined in order to grow together, these artists propose an ethos of entanglement, a space for contemplation and learning about the world, its complex systems and ecologies. The accompanying talks programme, Grafting, will expand the exhibition, highlighting process, materiality, sustainability, pedagogy, as modalities of labour within artistic practices borne through the land.

Selected works include Eugénie Shinkle’s Ideal City (Somebody Else’s Landscape) which rebuilds sections of four paintings by JMW Turner as a way of reflecting on the sense of culture shock and claustrophobia Shinkle experienced upon moving to London from Canada in 1997. The resulting images of London’s streets were used as individual ‘pixels’ to rebuild the enlarged sections of four different c19th landscape paintings by JMW Turner.

The exhibition will also include several works by British artist Jackson Whitefield such as Imprint I, which was created by embedding steel structures in the earth, left to be imprinted by the elements over the course of three months where after the objects were removed, etched onto paper and photographed.

Meanwhile Joshua Bilton’s Clay Cast of Two Hands Touching presents an organic clay sculpture housing a direct reproduction of two hands in contact. The photograph of this object adds “a second layer of representation” and “frees it from its original reference” (Rodrigo Orrantia, On Touch (or the impossibility of touch) 2020).

Joshua Bilton, Clay Cast of Two Hands Touching, 2020. Courtesy of Revolv Collective.

‘Grafting: The Land and the Artist’ Artists

Rowan Lear

Marie Smith

Joshua Bilton

Eugenie Shinkle

Hannah Fletcher

Jackson Whitefield

About Revolv Collective

Revolv Collective is an artist-run organisation based in the UK that promotes the practice, teaching and dissemination of expanded photography. Lina Ivanova and Krasimira Butseva established Revolv in 2017 in Portsmouth, UK, with the ambition to create opportunities for early-career artists. Since then, their numerous projects have fostered creativity and artistic innovation through a collaborative, interdisciplinary and non-hierarchical approach focused on access to educational and professional resources. The collective’s active members are Lina Ivanova, Laura Bivolaru, Victoria Doyle, Alexander Mourant and Lucas Gabellini-Fava, with honorary members, Krasimira Butseva and Ibrahim Azab.

London Art Fair 2024

17th – 21st January 2024 (preview day: 16th January 2024)
Business Design Centre, Islington

Explore an exceptional line-up of Modern and Contemporary galleries from across the globe, and experience sensational live performances, immersive installations, and an inspiring programme of talks and tours

Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street



N1 0QH

More from the blog

Published on February 5, 2024
It is with deep sorrow that we heard of the passing of our esteemed friend and Genesis client, Brian Griffin….
Genesis Creative Director, Mark Foxwell, Left, with Brian Griffin, Right.
Published on January 8, 2024
Genesis are once again delighted to support London Art Fair as a sponsor of the curated photography exhibition, Photo50. To celebrate this partnership, and the 18th edition of Photo50, we are giving away 15 tickets (which admit 2 each) to attend London Art Fair.
Published on December 12, 2023
It has become customary that we close the year by looking at our highlights, the exhibitions and events we’ve supported, and the clients we’ve worked with (and their exhibitions). For 2023, we celebrate the following (in no particular order)…