For Japan: Charity Auction
Auction 5 August
Exhibition: 2 – 5 August
Architecture for Humanity London and Hotshoe Gallery are hosting a charity print sale/auction of photographs to raise funds for the long term reconstruction of the tsunami devastated north east region of Japan. The photographs were submitted through an open call. The brief was to evoke and celebrate Japanese culture. The response was overwhelming with entries from both established and emerging photographers from all over the world, 100 photographs were selected. They will be on show from 2nd August and will go up for auction on 5th August at Hotshoe Gallery between 6pm-8pm. All the photographs are Lamda C-type prints on Fuji Crystal Archive paper. They all come framed and are 30×40cm . The starting donation is £50.
There will be a chance to bid on the pictures during the course of the exhibition so some may fetch a higher end price. The proceeds will go directly to the Architecture for Humanity project office in Sendai.
Architecture for Humanity, a non profit organisation which offers building and design support in response to humanitarian and emergency needs, is working on the ground in Sendai on a number of projects including an orphanage, an art and music therapy centre, an ‘urban acupuncture’ initiative to help get small businesses back on their feet to kick start economic recovery on a local level, a small scale fishing village reconstruction (rebuilding along the coastline is not included in the Japanese government’s 10 year plan). The operation is being headed by a team of top Japanese architects and overseen by the charity’s founder, Cameron Sinclair. www.architecureforhumanity.org.
Contributing Photographers Include:
Alekh Ajayaghosh, Maxwell Anderson, Rumi Ando, Guy Archard, Jake Baggaley, Rachel Brown, Jake Burge, Douglas Capron, James Carney, Akos Czigany, Kate Elliott, Meighan Ellis, Niccolò Fano, Lisa Fleming, Ryo Fujimoto, Clare Gallagher, Shinsuke Kiryu, Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek, Yuri Gomi, Brian Griffin, Sunil Gupta, Tom Hartford, Fiona Harvey, Kelly Hill, Jamie House, Thom Hudson, Tom Hunter, Barry W Hughes, Marcin Jary, James O Jenkins, Maria Kapajeva, Heidi Kayla, Fujimi Kawase, Dong Yoon Kim, Shinsuke Kiryu, Yuki Kishino, Shiho Kito, Karen Knorr, Bashi Kolibarova, Koichi Kuroda, Marten Lange, John Maclean, William Mackrell, Masayo Matsuda, Nektarios Markogiannis, Peter McDonnell, Chris Meigh-Andrews, Kanji Mizutani, Sara Naim, David Nix, Laura Noel, Jenny Nordquist, Yuji Obata, Eye Ohashi, Ale, Pavlou, Marian Alanso Perez, Peter Puklus, Wendy Pye, Bruno Quinquet, Pedro Ramos, Andras Ridovics, Stephen Roe, Christina Saez, Micah Sarut, Yann Sivault, Candice Shavalia, Evsen Sobek, Rachel Stanley, Go Takayama, Aruha Yamaoka, Nils Rasmus Vasli, Donald Weber
Curated by Gregory Barker
Co-Curated by Shiho Kito