meet the next big names in uk photography

Annual London showcase FreshFaced+WildEyed is dedicated to spotlighting the emerging talent coming out of the UK's art schools.

by Felix Petty
15 May 2015, 9:05pm

Since 2008, annual photography competition FreshFaced+WildEyed has showcased and celebrated the breadth of talent coming out of the UK's art schools. Now entering its seventh year, FreshFaced will bring another 25 photographers and artists to London's Photographer's Gallery. Selected from an open submission, the work represents the incredible talent bursting out of the country's colleges, universities and art courses.

Here are our favorites from this year's selection. Get to know the future of photography…

Francesca Jane Allen

Francesca Jane Allen, Girls! Girls! Girls!, 2011-2015 © Francesca Jane Allen. Courtesy of the artist. 

William Ashton

William Ashton, Untitled from the series Token Intimacy, 2014 © William Ashton. Courtesy of the artist.

Jonathan Simpson

Jonathan Simpson, I am Fine, 2014 © Jonathan Simpson. Courtesy of the artist.

Emma Gruner

Emma Gruner, San Diego, 2013 from the series American Series (2013- ongoing) © Emma Gruner. Courtesy of the artist .

Coco Capitan

Coco Capitán, Taka & Kodak from the series Middle Point Between MY HOUSE and China, 2014 © Coco Capitán Courtesy of the artist.

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