Unveil’d Photography Festival
20 – 23 Oct, Exeter
Unveil’d is an idependent not-for-profit organisation, celebrating contemporary photography through festivals and intermittent events, bringing together photographers, collectives, publishers and professionals to create and commission exhibitions, book fairs, workshops and a physical space for discussion.
Alongside Matthew Broadhead, Jessica Ashley-Stokes has been selected by Unveil’d Photography Festival for a solo exhibition in response to an open submissions call for contemporary works relating to the theme Land and Culture.
JESSICA ASHLEY-STOKES | TEMPORARY SILENCE
Temporary Silence conveys in minute detail the lives of individuals who crave escapism.
Abandoning the chaos of modern day life, they begin to find comfort in their womb-like shelters. Fully embracing silence and a sequestered solitude, their time passes in quiet contemplation.
Other Unveil’d events at Exeter Phoenix:
Morning talks 10:00 – 13:00 | Lunch 13:00 – 14:00 | Afternoon talks 14:00 – 17:30
Join six of the best international contemporary photographers to learn about the new, challenging and exciting works they are making. Featuring Feiyi Wen, Jack Latham, Felicity McCabe, Sara Sandri, Maurice Van Es and Erik Lovold.
Fri 21 Oct | 7.30pm | £6
In the midst of the oppressive crime and violence of the world’s most notorious slum, a young boy’s brave ambition and artistic eye for photography become a window into his world and ultimately his way out.
Sat 22 Oct | 7.30pm | £6
Sy Parrish (Robin Williams) has lovingly, painstakingly developed photographs for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins’ lives become fuller, Sy’s only seems lonelier, until he eventually convinces himself he’s part of their family. When Sy discovers the family’s dark secret, a bizarre and thrilling confrontation ensues.