Turkish Photographers at Photo London 2024 at Somerset House

 Turkish Photographers at Photo London 2024 at Somerset House

The ninth edition of Photo London returns to Somerset House, showcasing the very best in past, present, and future photography. TurkishBank UK is among the organizations supporting Photo London this year. TurkishBank supports Turkish galleries and artists participating in 2024 Photo London, one of the world’s leading photography fairs. Photo London, which will host 15 Turkish artists for the first time with this support, will be held at Somerset House in London between 15-19 May.

This year’s event features two major exhibitions as part of the Public Programme, alongside an impressive line-up of over 120 international exhibitors. The 2024 Talks Programme, curated by Thames & Hudson with contributions from Nikon and FT Weekend, promises a compelling roster of speakers, with all talks free for ticket holders. French photographer Valérie Belin has been honored as the Master of Photography 2024.

Exhibitors 2024

Under the direction of Fair Director Kamiar Maleki, Photo London 2024 brings together a diverse array of international galleries, offering visitors the chance to explore, discover, and collect exquisite photographic artworks. Returning galleries include Sundaram Tagore Gallery (New York/London), Rolf Art (Buenos Aires), Persons Projects (Berlin), Robert Morat Galerie (Berlin), Ira Stehmann Fine Art (Munich), and Galerie Peter Sillem (Frankfurt). New exhibitors, such as Persiehl & Heine (Hamburg), Leila Heller Gallery (New York), and Martch Art Project (Istanbul), join the fair this year. Outstanding Parisian galleries like Galerie Nathalie Obadia and Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, along with local regulars including Flowers Gallery (London), Robert Hershkowitz Ltd. (Lindfield), Roland Belgrave Vintage Photography Ltd. (Brighton), and Purdy Hicks Gallery (London), also add to the rich diversity of the fair.

Visitors at Photo London 2023


The acclaimed Discovery section returns, highlighting galleries established within the past seven years and emphasizing Photo London’s commitment to emerging photographic talent. Curated by critic and author Charlotte Jansen, Discovery features notable newcomers such as Palm* Studios (London) and Deák Erika Galéria (Budapest).

Public Programme

Leading the 2024 Public Programme is a solo exhibition by Valérie Belin, the ninth recipient of the Master of Photography Award, which is presented annually to a living artist who has made an exceptional contribution to photography. The celebration of French photography continues with “The Magic Art of French Calotype. Paper Photography 1846–1860,” curated by Robert Hershkowitz. Additionally, the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation marks the 25th anniversary of its collection with an exhibition showcasing current artistic positions and recent acquisitions, curated by Anne-Marie Beckmann and Renée Mussai.

Photo London’s presenting partner Belmond returns with “Fotografia Maroma,” evolving the Belmond Legends series. Curated by Dani Matthews and entitled “Shifting Horizons,” the 2024 exhibition champions new perspectives in travel photography and features works by Coco Capitán, Letizia Le Fur, and Rosie Marks, accompanied by photobooks created in partnership with Parisian publishers RVB.

Photo London 2024 promises a rich and diverse celebration of photographic art, reaffirming its status as a leading event in the global photography calendar.