Portrait of Britain

by various photographers


Text: Introduced by Will Self

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

336 pages

ISBN: 978-1-910566-38-1

Comments: hardback, cloth spine, uncoated paper, 19,9 x 15,1 cm. Book design by Shaz Madani

sold out

As featured in The Guardian and on BBC News

In collaboration with British Journal of Photography

200 photographs that capture the face of a changing nation.

Portrait of Britain is an annual photography exhibition showcasing the best portraits taken by people throughout the country. The winning photographs, selected from BJP's open-call competition, are displayed on digital billboard screens nationwide – in train stations, airports, shopping centres and on high streets – and are seen by over 10 million people.

Now in its third year, the exhibition will re-launch on 1 September 2018 for one month but for the first time with this book. Portrait of Britain is a small, chunky hardback featuring 200 shortlisted portraits alongside information about each image and selected quotes from the photographers. Together these photographs celebrate the richness and diversity of a vibrant nation at a time of pivotal change.

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'These magnificent photographs capture at once the great diversity and the inescapable identity of the British. Gay, straight, bisexual and non-normative; male, female and non-binary; old, young and in between — how can it be that these — every one a compelling identity in its own right — are nonetheless trumped by a Britishness as heavy and irresistible as a Dundee fruit cake?

- Will Self, from the introduction


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Portrait of Britain

by various photographers


Text: Introduced by Will Self

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

336 pages

ISBN: 978-1-910566-38-1

Comments: hardback, cloth spine, uncoated paper, 19,9 x 15,1 cm. Book design by Shaz Madani

sold out

As featured in The Guardian and on BBC News

In collaboration with British Journal of Photography

200 photographs that capture the face of a changing nation.

Portrait of Britain is an annual photography exhibition showcasing the best portraits taken by people throughout the country. The winning photographs, selected from BJP's open-call competition, are displayed on digital billboard screens nationwide – in train stations, airports, shopping centres and on high streets – and are seen by over 10 million people.

Now in its third year, the exhibition will re-launch on 1 September 2018 for one month but for the first time with this book. Portrait of Britain is a small, chunky hardback featuring 200 shortlisted portraits alongside information about each image and selected quotes from the photographers. Together these photographs celebrate the richness and diversity of a vibrant nation at a time of pivotal change.

- - - - - 

'These magnificent photographs capture at once the great diversity and the inescapable identity of the British. Gay, straight, bisexual and non-normative; male, female and non-binary; old, young and in between — how can it be that these — every one a compelling identity in its own right — are nonetheless trumped by a Britishness as heavy and irresistible as a Dundee fruit cake?

- Will Self, from the introduction


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Portrait of Britain

by various photographers


Text: Introduced by Will Self

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

336 pages

ISBN: 978-1-910566-38-1

Comments: hardback, cloth spine, uncoated paper, 19,9 x 15,1 cm. Book design by Shaz Madani

sold out

As featured in The Guardian and on BBC News

In collaboration with British Journal of Photography

200 photographs that capture the face of a changing nation.

Portrait of Britain is an annual photography exhibition showcasing the best portraits taken by people throughout the country. The winning photographs, selected from BJP's open-call competition, are displayed on digital billboard screens nationwide – in train stations, airports, shopping centres and on high streets – and are seen by over 10 million people.

Now in its third year, the exhibition will re-launch on 1 September 2018 for one month but for the first time with this book. Portrait of Britain is a small, chunky hardback featuring 200 shortlisted portraits alongside information about each image and selected quotes from the photographers. Together these photographs celebrate the richness and diversity of a vibrant nation at a time of pivotal change.

- - - - - 

'These magnificent photographs capture at once the great diversity and the inescapable identity of the British. Gay, straight, bisexual and non-normative; male, female and non-binary; old, young and in between — how can it be that these — every one a compelling identity in its own right — are nonetheless trumped by a Britishness as heavy and irresistible as a Dundee fruit cake?

- Will Self, from the introduction


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