The Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 made its debut in October at the Old Truman Brewery as part of Photomonth London. It was so wonderful, like, really wonderful, that word spread and we were invited to take the show to Amsterdam for its encore.
Amsterdam’s 5&33 Gallery is an excellent space, renowned for its dynamic cultural programme and situated in a prime location (directly opposite the Central Station).
Filling such a huge space with over 200 full tabloid sized newspaper prints wasn’t so difficult (just time consuming) but, being in a new country, with a new audience, well that was a challenge we needed to work twice as hard to address.
On Thursday 07 December we opened the Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 in Amsterdam, guests began to trickle in, and although the space could have only looked full with a thousand people (no joke!) it was busy, it was social. People made their way from UK, The Netherlands, Brussels, and Rome. Guests came from agencies, from Dutch tourism organisations, photographers and publishers, people with a genuine interest, and then something happened – we got offered another exhibition in The Netherlands!
A few people who’d seen the OPEN in London commented how different the exhibition looked in this new space, and how they’d seen images they’d not noticed at the Old Truman Brewery. It was exciting to hear this, as although we’re pretty organic when it comes to curating, we had paid specific attention to mixing it up and juxtaposing different images.
Again, the comments about the variety, the democracy, the quality of photography, the format, all came, gratefully received.
The Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 brings together international photographers in a selected exhibition, celebrating the future of photography through diverse and creative imagery.
The photographers exhibiting at the Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 in Amsterdam are:
Christopher Bird, Chris Gravett, Marcela Ferri, Chloe Rosser, Juliet Ferguson, Tom Gifford, Tina Reid-Peršin, Derek Man, Amber Schormans, Filipe Santos, Maria Spadafora, Pippa Healy, Ruth Stoltenberg, Nicola Parry, Becky Probert, Marianne van Loo, Ioana Marinca, Gavin Smart, Kit Martin, Jocelyn Allen, Tiina Burton, Phil Harvey, Tony Wooderson , Victoria J Dean, Hyonchang Lee, Andrew Crawford, Anne Campbell, Camila Cavalcante, Anita Staff, Laura Ward, Andreas Tschersich, Judith Weik, Marisol Mendez, Gali Timen, Lynn Fotheringham, Coralie Datta, Fiona Bailey, Martin Kelly, Gweniver Exton, Terence Lane, Tracey Sharpe, Wendy Aldiss, Amanda Eatwell, Shanelle Callaghan, Sarah Tulloch, Michel Petillo , Orande Mensink, Fleur Olby, Justin Carey, Christiane Zschommler, Lauren Irving, Rachel Wright, Gemma Taylor, Josie Purcell, Jamie Rogers, Gökhan Tanrıöver, Sheila McKinney, Myka Baum, Jo Stapleton, Miriam Winsor, Ilisa Stack, Edith Templeton, Nicola Jayne Maskrey, Paolo Drusi, Phillipa Bloom, Jane Ross, Joe Jacob, Natalia Poniatowska, Lucy Jarvis, Sara Hannant, Ali Dover, Ky Lewis, Dayana, Sharon Marconi, Venetia Menzies, Becky Warnock, Stephen Williams, Trevor Attwood, Patryk Majewski, Tee Chandler, William Major, Mal Woolford, Simon Isaac, Emma Harris, Silvia Maggi, Inese Golde, Julie Cassels, Grant Simon Rogers, Maria Soroniati, Clare Park, Sheryl Tait, Emma Pearce, Jessica Hardy, Tess Carpenter, Marta Soul, Lara Cappelli, Ioanna Sakellaraki, Ben Altman, Tamsin Green , Paola Leonardi, Frankie McAllister, Charlotte Colenutt, James Sykes, Yolanda Crisp, Nikki Goldup, Lisa Mitchell, Jayne Lloyd, Silje Lovise Gjertsen, Matt Dever, Samantha Edgley, Tom Alfuth, Carys Kaiser, Dineke Versluis, Josephine Leroux, Phil Lavery, Susana de Dios, Chan-yang Kim, Andy Denial, Lesley Farrell, Dan Gaba, Richard Benedict, Pippa Scott, Debby Besford, Robert Timothy, Sanja Knezevic, Heloise Bergman, Kathleen Bishop, Laura Dicken, Chris Byrnes, Fiona Alexander, Abbie Hart, Kat Dlugosz and Anneleen Lindsay.
The Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 brings together photographers from around the world in a selected exhibition, celebrating the future of photography through diverse and creative imagery.
We’re very grateful for the support and publicity from iAmsterdam, and to Fotoexposities.nl for featuring the exhibition, and of course to Willem Verhoeven for inviting us to Amsterdam in the first place.
A massive thank you to Jayne Lloyd for her photography skills (if you’re going to share any, please let us know and credit © Jayne Lloyd / Shutter Hub) and finally, thanks also to our wonderful sponsors newspaperclub.com for excellent printing again, and Cranes for providing the welcome drinks.
Shutter Hub OPEN 2018
Prins Hendrikkade 33, 1012TM Amsterdam
07 December 2018 – 21 January 2019
Vernissage / Private View Thursday 6th December, 7-9pm (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Opening times: 10am – 10pm, daily
The Shutter Hub OPEN 2018 encore is supported by Newspaper Club and Cranes.
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Private view welcome cocktails sponsored by Cranes
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