The Photographers’ Gallery Instagram ProfileFebruary 2018
The Photographer’s Gallery has invited Ben Elwes to takeover their Instagram profile in November 2018 coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the closure of Woolworths following on from the work he undertook at that time. The Photographers’ Gallery Instagram profile has 148,000 followers and the take over will be for a week, dates to be confirmed.
Monday Market Wet ProofsFebruary 2018
The Monday Market wet proofs have been received from Toppan Leefung Printing Ltd in China. Once signed off the production of the 2000 copies of the book will proceed with a final delivery date. Confirmation of the book launch dates both in Aylsham and in The Photographers’ Gallery Book Shop London coinciding with the Tish Murtha exhibition will follow.
Trump Piñata Calendar 2018January 2018
A 2018 wall calendar has been designed and produced using images of the 12 piñatas and is available at the Whitechapel Gallery bookshop in London. It is presented in an A3 gold foil envelope decorated with stickers. This is a limited edition of 110 copies was designed by Dan Wescott and printed at MJCP London. Please contact via email for further enquiries and sales.
Trump’s USA (work in progress)June 2017
Following his 8000 mile journey around the USA in November 2016 coinciding with the US presidential election, Ben Elwes is producing a book with the working title: God Bless America. The presidential election November 2016. A photographic journey through a divided USA. This publication will contain approximately 150 photographs and 20,000 words of text including interviews with people he encountered during the journey.
20th Anniversary of Museo de la Ciudad, Querétaro, MéxicoFebruary 2017
A group exhibition takes place at Museo de la Ciudad, Santiago de Querétaro, México, supported by the Instituto Queretano de la Cultura y las Artes, Querétaro.
The show is open from 15th February – 17th April 2017
Trump’s USA (work in progress)November 2016
During the month of November 2016 and coinciding with the US Presidential Election, Ben Elwes travelled over 8000 miles by car in the USA making a photographic record of his journey. This is being developed into a forthcoming publication.
All That MattersOctober 2016
The first copies of All That Matters have been printed in October 2016. Thanks go to Dan Wescott and Samuel Oswick for their imaginative input. Thanks also to Tavia Swain for her contribution.
Reinventing the WheelNovember 2015
A solo exhibition takes place at Museo de la Ciudad, Santiago de Querétaro, México, supported by the Instituto Queretano de la Cultura y las Artes, Querétaro.
The show is open 20th Nov 2015 – 17th Jan 2016.
Link to the exhibition page
Website launchSeptember 2015
An updated website has been launched in the summer of 2015. Thanks goes to Dan Wescott and Arnas Ziedavicius as well as Danny Elwes for photographing Open & Closed.
Book launchSeptember 2015
The first copies of Open & Closed have been printed in August 2015.
10 year anniversarySeptember 2015
Fetart and Circulation(s) celebrates 10 years of activity with a presentation of artists work at Arles 2015.