Magnum Photos Bookshop and dozens of contemporary artists fill Fishbar Photo Market

By Ben Miller | 09 August 2012
A photo of a woman looking at a photography book inside a large modern gallery
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Exhibition: Fishbar Photo Market, Fishbar, London, until August 12 2012

Books, prints and special editions from some of the most imaginative contemporary photographers at the Fishbar, including a selection from the Magnum Photos Bookshop and the eclectic Trolley Books.

Individual artists include Laia Abril, a Spaniard who recently produced a brave portrayal of the pro-anorexia movement and the day-to-day struggles of bulimics, and Irina Werning, whose spookily brilliant Back to the Future series saw adults faithfully re-enacting the poses they struck as children or younger models decades earlier.

Multi-award winner Jocelyn Bain-Hogg presents insights into femininity and London’s organised crime world.

Work by Vanessa Winship, a Sony World Photography Awards winner and Deutsche Borse and National Portrait Gallery favourite for her striking portraits from Turkey, Sweet Nothings: Rural Schoolgirls from the Borderlands of Eastern Anatolia, also appears among more than 20 contributors.

  • Fishbar, Dalston Lane, London. Open 11am-7pm. Admission free.

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A photo of a selection of coffee table photography books on a shelf inside an art gallery
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A photo of people milling around a gallery with framed photography all over the walls
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A photo of framed photographs and a selection of books inside a gallery with wooden walls
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A photo of people looking at books and framed photos inside a contemporary gallery
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A photo of loads of photography books and pictures inside a gallery with wooden walls
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