Shortlisted photographers announced for the RPS IPE 161

09 May 2018

View the full shortlist here, congratulations to all photographers selected!


Selectors Karen Knorr, Jack Latham, Christiane Monarchi, Aaron Schuman and Jon Tonks have reviewed the thousands of entries submitted, we are pleased to announce the 189 photographers shortlisted for the RPS International Photography Exhibition 161.

These photographers are now invited to submit prints of their shortlisted images for further consideration by the Selection Panel, who will come together in June to form a final exhibition of 100 images, and to grant the Gold, Under 30s Gold, Silver and Bronze RPS IPE 161 awards.

With highlights below, more of these beautiful, strong and accomplished images will feature on our Instagram feed in the lead up to the final print selection announcement.

This 161st edition of the IPE will tour the UK, starting in the new RPS headquarters building in Bristol in January 2019. Exhibition updates will continue to be posted online on the RPS website.

We are very grateful to theprintspace for their support of the IPE 161.

Lead image © Samuel Fordham, Memory Destruction #2, from the series CR92BY

 

© Eric Thompson, Jessica & George© Eric Thompson, Jessica & George

 

© Christopher Bethell, Washington State. From 'The Duke of Earl'© Christopher Bethell, Washington State, from 'The Duke of Earl'

 

© Harry Borden, Alan Moore

© Harry Borden, Alan Moore

 

© Josh Jones,	Paddy. Willowbank Youth Club Park, West Belfast. Northern Ireland. From the series 99 Peace Walls.© Josh Jones, Paddy. Willowbank Youth Club Park, West Belfast. Northern Ireland. From the series 99 Peace Walls.

 

© Alice Zoo, 'Into the pond', 2016, part of the series 'Swimmers'

© Alice Zoo, 'Into the pond', 2016, part of the series 'Swimmers'