Photography category winner of the Vauxhall Collective Bursary, street photographer Matt Stuart will have his work on show in Derby from 13-19 November. Stuart’s quirky observational photos often use humour, so this show promises to be engaging. Plus, news just in that, sadly, Photo Miami 2010 has been cancelled due to lack of sponsorship. More below.
Stuart was commissioned by the car company to create a series of photographs as a response to this year’s theme, The Great British Weekend. Travelling in a new Vauxhall Astra, he captures the life of enthusiasts who spend weekends pursuing their hobbies and passions, Stuart’s, we learn from the press release, include book collecting and cycling…
I have just finished reviewing Street Photography Now, published by Thames & Hudson. A new survey of 46 contemporary street photographers from around the globe, including fellow London-based In-Public members, Nick Turpin and Nils Jorgensen. Stuart’s London streets shot grace the front and back covers.
There’s a link to a short interview (two and a half mins) with one of the editors, Sophie Howarth, on Nigel Warburton’s website, art and allusion.