The private view of One Year Revolv was held at Safehouse 1, 139 Copeland Road, Peckham, London, SE15 3SN on Thursday 28th June 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00. The exhibition was open also during 29th and 30th of June from 10:00 to 17:00 and on the 1st of July from 10:00 to 16:00.
To discover unseen digital, analogue and alternative photography, an open call went out to non-professional photographers, art graduates and current BA and MA students to submit a single image and contextual information. The result was a stunning and varied collection by 77 photographers from 13 countries. On the opening evening, Revolv officially launched their app, which is an essential part of the interactive experience of the show. Another feature of this exhibition is the Google Chrome Extension, where all the winning and shortlisted images will be included. This immersive exhibition exploring the different approaches to storytelling through the photographic image by emerging professional and photography enthusiasts based across England, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Romania, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Israel, Switzerland, Estonia and Russia.
The winners of the competition, whose works will be a part of the exhibition were: Adrian Wojtas, Alana Martin, Alessandra D’Innella, Alexandra Boaru, Alex Beldea, Benedetta Casagrande & Leonardo Falascone, Billie Lynch, Cailean Couldridge, Cameron Williamson, Charlotte Robinson, Claire Laude, Dan Commons, David Barreiro, Dorothée Nowak, Dryden Roesch, Elena Helfrecht, Ëpha Roe, Ernielson Limbo, Fiona Steel, Gökhan Tanrıöver, Guillaume Tomasi, Hugh Kinsella Cunningham, Imogen Davis, Ivaylo Andreev, Jamain Gordon, Jemma Hall, João Pedro Machado, José Martínez Perea, Josh Huxham, Kamil Śleszyński, Karoliina Kase, Kasia Gebska, Kathy Anne Lim, Koral Marcovich, Kyle Lewis, Leanne Atkin, Leticia Batty, Luca Farinelli, Lucie Blissett, Maciej Czepiel, Mark Longdescu, Mark Tamer, Mathilde Vaveau, Matthew MacPake, Megan Wilson-De La Mare, Melanie King, Micaela Mau, Millie Elliott, Miriana Greco, Nathan Cutler, Nick Tarasov, Paul Wheatley, Peter Spurgeon, Peter Ydeen, Petra Maria, Rhona Eve Clews, Robert Law, Ryan Munday, Saesha Ward, Samuel W. J. Fordham, Samara Knight, Sarah Fuller, Sarah Flynn, Sarkiz Mutafyan, Sophie Merrell, Stephanie Mortimore, Steven Butter, Thomas Wynne, Tom Maxwell, Verity Adriana, Veronica Viacava, Victoria Doyle, William Lailey, Willie Robb, Yağız Yeşilkaya, Zoe Amanda Jackson and Zoe Hamill.
During the main show, from Friday to Sunday, exhibiting artists were invited to bring additional works to spark open informal discussions. Members of the public, and prospective future Revolv contributors, were encouraged to come along and get involved and take part in our exhibition.
Special thanks to everyone who came to the opening of One Year Revolv and helped us celebrate our first birthday! We had an amazing time sharing some of the best emerging photographers we have discovered and our upcoming plans for Revolv!
Special thanks to our volunteers who made this show possible: Leticia Batty & Inga, Sarko Mutafyan, Sam Birmingham, Alexandra Boaru, Andrei Rodeanu, Bayryam Bayryamali and Mathilde Vaveau.
The exhibition was printed and supported by Spectrum Photographic.