Our Photography and Art Highlights from 2018…

As another year draws to a close, we’ve been reflecting on some of our particular highlights for 2018… (in no particular order!):

1. You

thank you from our client, photographer Katya Shkolnik in the form of the most stunning cake! A pleasure to work with you Katya Some of the team with a beautiful cake from client Katya Shkolnik. Left to right: Lynda, Bernie, Ken, Mason (the dog), James, Tat, Toby, Stacy

Ok, it sounds corny to say, but our broad range of clients are always our highlight. From the entire team at Genesis Imaging, thank you for being a part of our year this year – it’s been a pleasure working with you. For clients old and new, we look forward to working with you in 2019 and beyond! 

2. Genesis Imaging Postgraduate Bursary Award

Image © Chris Hoare. Selected as winner of The Genesis PostGraduate Bursary Award 2018

Image © Chris Hoare. Selected as winner of The Genesis PostGraduate Bursary Award 2018

In addition to the existing support we currently offer to students of Nottingham Trent University, London College of Communication and Westminster University and our student and graduate discounts, we announced earlier this year the inaugural Genesis Postgraduate Bursary Award – full production of one individual’s degree show (up to the value of £2000) alongside 12 months mentoring and support, promotion via our newsletter and social media channels and invites to industry events and exhibitions. Commended entries receive 30% discount to use across our services alongside a complimentary ticket to Photo London fair in May. Read more…

3. David Yarrow and The Chapman Brothers at The Tusk Rhino Trail

A Rhino with artwork by David Yarrow is seen on the Tusk Rhino Trail on August 19, 2018 in London, England.This Rhino is sponsored by Genesis Imaging.

A Rhino with artwork by David Yarrow is seen on the Tusk Rhino Trail on August 19, 2018 in London, England. This Rhino is sponsored by Genesis Imaging..

The Tusk Rhino Trail is a London wide art installation that celebrates the magnificence of the rhino, and draws attention to the severe threat of poaching to their survival.  Each rhino has been specially designed, decorated and embellished by internationally renowned artists and is sponsored by a Tusk supporter or partner. Genesis are delighted to have been an official sponsor of a rhino bearing the artwork of David Yarrow and to have produced the vinyl wrap for both David Yarrow and The Chapman Brothers’ rhinos. Read more here…

4. Photo London Fair

Bespoke wallpaper produced for Edward Burtynsky, shown at Photo London Fair 2018

 

Genesis are once again delighted to have been the Print and Finishing Partner of the highly regarded Photo London fair at Somerset House in London on 17th May 2018, supporting the unique event with our extensive exhibition production services.

Now in its fourth edition, Photo London 2018 showcased over 100 Exhibitors including many of the world’s leading specialist galleries and publishers. The Public Programme featured major exhibitions, talks, awards and installations that reflect on the rich history of the medium and its future directions. Read more about the 2018 edition here… Bring on the fifth edition which will take place in 2019!

5. The  Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography: ‘Civilisation: The Way We Live Now’

Installation of 'Civilization: The Way We Live Now' at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Installation of ‘Civilization: The Way We Live Now’ at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Civilization: The Way We Live Now is a major touring exhibition featuring the work of 100 of the world’s finest photographers. Starting at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Civilisation addresses and illuminates major aspects of our increasingly global 21st century civilisation and stresses the fact that contemporary civilisation is an extremely complex collective enterprise. In parallel with the exhibition, a major publication has been produced – Civilization’ is published by Thames & Hudson and FEP Editions. Read more…

6. London Art Fair 2019 (ok, ok, we know we’re getting ahead of ourselves..)

London Art Fair at Business Design Centre, Islington

Upper Street Events London Art Fair 2018

We are proud to have been a sponsor of Photo50 at London Art Fair this year, and will be supporting the fair once again in 2019 when London Art Fair returns to the heart of Islington 16 – 20 January 2019. The Fair provides a space to showcase the most exceptional modern and contemporary art of our time. This year, Tim Clark will be curating Who’s looking at the family, now?. For a limited time only, book your tickets for only £11 (plus a £1.75 booking fee), receiving a 30% discount on a standard day pass. To claim this offer, enter GENESISIMAGING at the online checkout. Read more here…

7. Astronomy Photographer of the Year

 

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 Installation

Insight Investment ‘Astronomy Photographer of the Year’ Gallery: ’10 years of the World’s best space photography. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Every year, the Royal Observatory in Greenwich hold the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year’ competition. It’s the largest international competition of its kind and showcases the best space photography from a global community of astrophotographers. To celebrate the competition’s 10th year, a new gallery has opened at the National Maritime Museum to display these stunning images (which have been produced as Duratrans by Genesis Imaging). The exhibition is still on until 5th of May 2019, so plenty of time to see it! Read more here…

8. The Genesis Graduate Discount

Our Graduate discount has been used by a wide range of graduates throughout the year, providing a continued 20% discount across all of our professional photographic services for a year after students graduate, with 10% discount for the year that follows.

Read more & sign up here.

9. Fix Photo Festival

Fix Photo Festival installation view © Daisy Hodgson

Fix Photo Festival installation view © Daisy Hodgson

The fourth edition of Fix Photo Festival featured 16 solo artists and the finalists and winners of the FIX Photo Awards (which we produced as Lambda C-type prints) at Menier Gallery. Including a talks and events programme, the event was a great success – we can’t wait for the next one! Read more here…

10. The Picture Editors Guild Awards

Evening Standard Editor, George Osborne and Ken Sethi presenting the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year Award

Evening Standard Editor, George Osborne and Ken Sethi presenting the Genesis Imaging Regional Photographer of the Year Award

The exceptionally talented photographers working behind the lens throughout the media today were celebrated at the annual Awards event, which took take place in London at the Honourable Artillery Company Headquarters on12th March 2018.

Genesis Imaging are once again delighted to support the UK Picture Editors’ Guild annual awards as a sponsor of the Regional Photographer of the Year category. Read more.

11. Students!

Cheryl Newman Lover’, awarded the Genesis Imaging Bursary with University of Westminster, comprised of £150 of production services, mentoring and support.

Genesis is proud to support students as part of our commitment to the next generation of creative professionals. We have forged relationships with some of the best universities across the creative industries to offer current and graduating students support through discount, bursaries, mentorship and career development opportunities alongside our own award, The Genesis Imaging Postgraduate Bursary Award which launched earlier this year.

This year sees students awarded bursaries for final year projects across a diverse range of subjects, which we celebrate here…

12. Remembering Great Apes at La Galeria

Book cover for Remembering Great Apes

‘Remembering Great Apes’ is the third instalment of the Remembering Wildlife book series created by British wildlife photographer Margot Raggett. Over 70 of the world’s top wildlife photographers have collaborated on this book and the images were celebrated at La Galleria Pall Mall in October, raising funds for great ape conservation projects via the Born Free Foundation. Genesis are delighted to support the exhibition with Giclee Fine Art Prints and Classic Gallery Frames. Read more here…

13. Travel Photographer of the Year

TPOTY’s Open air Exhibition at London Bridge City 2018

 

This year’s exhibition featured 140 images from the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year competition. We are delighted to have produced the work for the exhibition as Direct to Media UV, Lambda C-type and ChromaLuxe Fine Art prints. We’re already looking forward to next year’s exhibition, which will take place in 2019. Read more about the 2018 exhibition…

14. Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search of Frankenstein at The British Museum

In Search of Frankenstein © Chloe Dewe Mathews

In Search of Frankenstein © Chloe Dewe Mathews

Shot in the alpine landscape that inspired Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Chloe Dewe Mathews’ photographic series In Search of Frankenstein juxtaposes snow-covered mountains with a network of eerie subterranean bunkers, built in the 1960s to shelter the entire population of Switzerland in the event of a nuclear disaster.  The exhibition In Search of Frankenstein brought this new body of photographic work to the relevant context of the British Library, with Lambda C-type prints by . Selected objects from the Shelley archive, including the first edition of Frankenstein, was also on display in the nearby Treasures Gallery for the duration of the exhibition. Read more…

15. The Firecracker Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant

We are proud to once again support Firecracker by contributing to the annual Firecracker Grant – an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project. Read more about The Firecracker Grant.

16. Genesis Examines

Genesis Examines Social Media for Emerging Artists

 Our Genesis Examines series explores marketing yourself, promoting your work, how to use social media, how to calibrate and profile your screen, and tips for student exhibitions. You can read our 2018 collection here.

17. New Graphic and Display Services

Need high quality graphics and display panels, signage, etc? Look no further! We are offering a range of new services including

18. And a new machine…

Just a little delivery…

We can now offer clients more precise detail, and new capabilities to print in larger sizes using roll-to-roll printing (even bigger than 3x2m!). This new machine, the Swiss Q Nyala, is able to produce images in high gloss, or with a matte surface and has the ability to further intensify pieces with tactile finishes. The scope for such printing is vast: printed selectively or across the whole expanse of the piece. Learn more…

19. Phil Griffin ‘Dark Matter’ at Keteeler Gallery

Phil Griffin 'Dark Matter' at Keteeler Gallery

Phil Griffin ‘Dark Matter’ at Keteeler Gallery

The origin of Phil’s exhibition earlier this year lies in examining what colour means and what it represents in our current society. Phil chose to depict 13 men with different backgrounds with whom he built a very strong personal relationship throughout the creative process. The resulting images are a vibrant look at masculinity and colour. Read more…

20. All of the Client Projects and Exhibitions that we couldn’t fit in this list…

You can see some of the exceptionally talented creative practitioners we work with and a selection of the work that they produce here.

Wishing all of our clients, followers and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2019!

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