We are extremely excited that the first Shutter Hub Editions publication, POETRY, is now available to order in our online shop!
We invited photographers to fill our first edition with images around the theme of POETRY and we were overwhelmed with incredible images. While we weren’t asking for actual written poems, we asked entrants to think about things they see that are comparable to poems – images that expressed their feelings and ideas. We’ve all had so much to process, adapt to and take action on in recent months – we wanted this to be an opportunity for them to concentrate on work that gave them some respite, salve for your eyes and mind. We wanted to bring photographers together in print to present a publication that people can hold in their hands and spend time delving into for a moment of calm escapism.
POETRY is a beautiful book filled with a broad, wonderful selection of images, but it’s also intended to promote all the photographers within. We have included a QR code in the book itself so people can link straight through to a directory page where they can connect directly with each photographer.
The crumpled sheets of an empty bed, fresh cut flowers in a drinking glass, cellophane dancing in a gust of wind – what does poetry look like?
In these 100 poems without words, photographers share the images that express their feelings and ideas, exploring poetry in all its connotations.
POETRY features photography by:
Carli Adby-Notley, Wendy Aldiss, Fabiane Aleixo, Miriam Ali, Kathryn Alkins, Trevor Attwood, David Bain, Mecoh Bain, Dmitry Bayer, Alison Bettles, Phillipa Bloom, James Booth, Patricia Borges, Emma Boyns, Lewis Brymner, Sarah Callow, Hanne Castein, Ian Collins, Emilie Delugeau, Amanda Eatwell, Jake Eshelman, Caroline Fraser, Patrick Green, Sally Gunnett, Tracey Halladay, Pippa Healy, James Hensby, Berto Herrera, Naomi James, Esther Kersley, Yana Kononova, Paulina Korobkiewicz, Gizem Kumbaraci, Marysia Lachowicz, Ellie Laycock, Janet Lees, Claudia Leisinger, Sonia Levesque, Ky Lewis, Anneleen Lindsay, Cara Macnally, Dawn Mander, Dayana Sharon Marconi, Eva Marschan-Hayes, Unai Mateo, Geraldine McClure, Sheila McKinney, Karen Melvin, Ella Morton, Emily Nicholl, Kadri Otsiver, Daryl Pallas, Emma Palm, Gemma Pepper, Ian Pilbeam, Colleen Rauscher, Lena Ricard, Katie Riesner, Grant Simon Rogers, Alan Silvester, Rodrigo Soto, Jo Stapleton, Fiona Steel, Krystina Stimakovits, Dana Stirling, Mike Sutton, Malgorzata Szura Piwnik, Gökhan Tanrıöver, Clare Thomas, Cat Thorogood, N. A. Vague, Marianne van Loo, Dineke Versluis, Viktor Vráb, Christine Walter-Saxena, Alexander Ward, Sid White-Jones, Lucy Worrall, Oliver Wright, Jiahui Ye and Chiara Zandona.
POETRY: A Shutter Hub Editions Publication Perfect bound book, 150gsm recycled uncoated (cover 350gsm silk with matt lamination), 148 x 210mm, 116 pages.
Copyright © Shutter Hub 2021
Images copyright © the photographers
Cover image copyright © Yana Kononova
Images selected by: Karen Harvey & Jayne Lloyd
Creative direction & design: Jayne Lloyd
Order POETRY here
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