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Guest Room is a monthly online exhibition with open submissions curated in real-time by personalities from the international photography scene.

Diane Smyth

Curator - March 2017

Diane Smyth is the digital editor of the British Journal of Photography, in charge of shaping its content on and via social media. Before taking this role she worked on the print version of BJP for over a decade, interviewing Wolfgang Tillmans, Juergen Teller, Thomas Struth and many more, and editing issues focusing on everything from food to wealth. Diane has also written for titles such as Creative Review, Aperture, Foam, Photomonitor, The Philosophy of Photography, The Guardian and The Sunday Times, and has curated three exhibtions – Paper, Rock, Scissors: The Constructed Image in New British Photography at the Flash Forward Festival in Toronto in 2010; six shows in the Narrative and Narrative Forms edition of the Lianzhou International Foto Festival in 2012; and We Want More: Image-Making and Music in the 21st Century at The Photographers’ Gallery in 2015.

Selection by Diane Smyth


March 23, 2017

Katrin Streicher Kiruna Town Hall, Kiruna Sweden, 2014
Matthieu Litt Watching the cord burn, Latvia, 2016

March 22, 2017

Ilona Falk German Couple, Germany, 2016

March 21, 2017

Sole Gonzalez Shaving José's Head, Lorca, Spain, 2016
Tomasz Margol Opa, Częstochowa, Poland, 2017

March 20, 2017

JD Valiente White Cat, Murcia, Spain, 2016
Sole Gonzalez Bat in moms room, Lorca, Spain, 2016

March 17, 2017

Atu Gelovani Untitled, 2017, Tbilisi, GE
Vladislav Andrievsky Hardcore, 2014, Kyiv, UA

March 16, 2017

Laurent Henrion Monolithe, Liège, BE 2016
Antonina Gugala Warsaw, PL 2016