Fresh Faced & Wild Eyed photographers announced

The Photographers Gallery have just announced the photographers and artists who will be in this year’s Fresh Faced & Wild eyed exhibition.

Now in its fifth year, this annual event highlights the breadth and diversity of photographic practices emerging from UK institutions, giving graduates a public platform at a critical point in their careers.

The Judges for 2012 are Bridget Coaker, Picture Editor, The Guardian and co-founder of Troika Editions; Anthony Luvera, artist, writer and lecturer, Karen Newman, Curator, Open Eye Gallery and Brett Rogers, Director, The Photographers’ Gallery.

This year’s finalists are Brendan Baker & Daniel Evans, Alison Bettles, Anders Birger, David Birkin, Jonny Briggs, Emma Critchley, Helen Goodin, Paula Gortázar, Maria Gruzdeva, Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir, Gemma Marmalade, Marianne McGurk, Nadège Mériau, Vilma Pimenoff, Minna Pöllänen, Martin Seeds, Chloe Sells, Alison Stolwood, Elisavet Tamouridou, Helen Thompson, SeoYeoung Won

From 15 September you can view all the work of the shortlisted artists here: ffwe.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

The exhibition will be at The Photographers’ Gallery 15 – 30 September 2012.