POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN: PORTO

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© Filipe Santos

POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN is a largescale project from Shutter Hub, inviting photographers to share their visions of British culture through photographic images and create conversations and exchange. Pop-up exhibitions are being held in locations across Europe, showcasing thousands of postcard-sized images. In a significant time in European history this project sets out to document and share aspects of British culture, spanning all genres of photography, and collating images which include social, political, historical, traditional and observational responses.

POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN launched in Haarlem on 05 March 2020 at the city’s famous Hotel Lion d’Or. Guests came from across the UK and mainland Europe, from the British Embassy, FujiFilm, Foam, Amsterdam Partners, Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions and the Dutch press. So many of our photographer friends joined us, it couldn’t have been any better; the sense of community was massive!

Then COVID-19 came along and stopped us all in our tracks. Our friends were all on lockdown in different countries and different towns, isolation encouraged us to find new ways of sharing these postcards across Europe. We asked friends in mainland Europe to host pop-up postcard exhibitions, and share some great photography with people in unexpected places – and they said yes!

Thanks to Shutter Hub member Filipe Santos POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN has popped up in Porto, and will be on display until27 June 2021, at Câmaras & Companhia, Rua Mártires da Liberdade, Porto, Portugal.

Find out more here: POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN: PORTO, 27 APRIL – 27 JUNE 2021

 


 

POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN: PORTO

27 April – 27 June 2021

Câmaras & Companhia
Rua Mártires da Liberdade, Porto, Portugal

 


 

We are grateful for the friendships and support we are offered, and want to offer this in return, so we’ve created this plan for a POSTCARDS FROM EUROPE exhibition to be shown in the UK at Cambridge University from November – December 2021. Sounds good? We hope so!

See the full POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN Project Overview and all the exhibition locations, here.

 


 

If you know a venue in mainland Europe that would like to host an exhibition in 2021, please let us know!

 


 

See photos from the launch event at Haarlem’s famous Hotel Lion d’Or here: INAUGURAL EXHIBITION & PROJECT LAUNCH, HAARLEM

Read the background on the project here: EXHIBITIONS / EVENTS / PRODUCTS / ARCHIVE

See the full POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN project overview: PROJECT OVERVIEW

 


 

POSTCARDS FROM GREAT BRITAIN is supported by: FujiFilm Original Photo Paper

 


 

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