UNTETHERED: Siân Davey & Joseph Szabo

6 Apr - 20 May 2017
  • The beautiful mundanity of family life

    The beautiful mundanity of family life

    Sarah Eberspacher, THE WEEK May 23, 2017

    A photographer turns her camera on her family to expose the social stigmas and extraordinary ordinariness of living with Down Syndrome.

     

    Like most parents, Sian Davey has taken countless photos of her youngest daughter, Alice, capturing those heartbreakingly fleeting childhood moments, both big and small.

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  • The next generation of photographers you need to watch out for in 2017

    The next generation of photographers you need to watch out for in 2017

    HUCK May 20, 2017

    The future of photography


    Each year the Magnum Graduate Photographers Award sees the very best of a new wave of photographers celebrated for their work. Nominated and judged by figures from all corners of the industry, including Huck News Editor Michael Segalov, here's your introduction to this year's ten winners.

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  • Announcement: The Graduate Photographers Award 2017 Winners

    Announcement: The Graduate Photographers Award 2017 Winners

    Magnum Photos website May 20, 2017

    Magnum Photos are proud to announce ten recently graduated photographers as the winners of the Graduate Photographers Award 2017 in association with Photo London and supported by RBB Economics, The photographers have won mentoring from a Magnum photographer, a portfolio review event with the nomination panel and a slideshow of their work at a prize-giving reception on Thursday 18 May at Photo London.

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  • Siân Davey: The Graduate Photographers Award 2017

    Siân Davey: The Graduate Photographers Award 2017

    British journal Photography May 20, 2017

    The ten winners are: Carl Bigmore, Georgs Avetisjans, Kazuma Obara, Lua Ribeira, Martin Seeds, Matthew Broadhead, Michael Vince Kim, Monica Alcazar-Duarte, Sam Ivin and Sian Davey.

     

    “This award provides the opportunity to both support and celebrate exceptional photographic talent,” says Shannon Ghannam, global education manager at Magnum Photos London. “It’s been exciting over the past two years to watch the career progression of those who have won previous iterations.”

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  • The touching adolescents of Siân Davey & Joseph Szabo

    The touching adolescents of Siân Davey & Joseph Szabo

    L'Oeil de la Photographie May 3, 2017

    Two series, made nearly fifty years apart by photographers Siân Davey and Joseph Szabo, explore the vulnerability, beauty and ambivalence of adolescence. An exhibition entitled Untethered on view at Michael Hoppen Gallery in London.

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  • Two photographers capture teenage life fifty years apart at Michael Hoppen Gallery

    Two photographers capture teenage life fifty years apart at Michael Hoppen Gallery

    JESSIE THOMPSON, Evening Standard April 20, 2017

    Photographs of teenage life taken by two photographers fifty years apart are on display at Michael Hoppen Gallery.

     

    Untethered features Joseph Szabo’s Teenage series from the early 1970s, and Sian Davey’s ongoing photo series Martha. Shown alongside each other, they show the vulnerability and ambivalence of adolescence half a decade apart.

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  • Untethered: Teenagers then and now

    Untethered: Teenagers then and now

    BBC World service April 15, 2017

    Untethered is an exhibition at the Michael Hoppen Gallery in London, comparing the teenage experience of the 1970s to today.

    The show contains the work of two photographers - Joseph Szabo's series Teenage, showing 70s youngsters from New York state.

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  • Dazed and confused: Joseph Szabo's portraits of adolescence – in pictures

    Dazed and confused: Joseph Szabo's portraits of adolescence – in pictures

    The Guardian April 14, 2017

    Joseph Szabo was a frustrated high-school teacher in need of inspiration – so he started photographing his students, and captured all the angst and excitement of being caught between childhood and adulthood

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  • In pictures: the W* photography desk’s daily digest of visual inspiration

    In pictures: the W* photography desk’s daily digest of visual inspiration

    James Warren, Wallpaper* Magazine April 7, 2017

    Today the Michael Hoppen Gallery presents 'Untethered', two photographic series from Joseph Szabo and Sian Davey. Created 50 years a part, both projects explore the vulnerability, beauty and ambivalence of youth. Szabo started his photography project ‘Teenage’ when he was an art teacher in the 70s, photographing the students he taught and building mutual respect with them. Davey’s project ‘Martha’ explores her daughter's tumultuous teenage years. She documents the transition from child to adult, showing how a person can behave when free of social expectations; when they are 'Untethered'.  Until 20 May.

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  • UNTETHERED: This Photo Exhibition Reveals how Youth Hasn’t Changed In 50 Years

    UNTETHERED: This Photo Exhibition Reveals how Youth Hasn’t Changed In 50 Years

    Alexander Lendrum, UNRATED April 7, 2017

    Untethered: a comparison exhibition comparing photographer Joseph Szabo’s photos of youth from the ’70s, and Siân Davey’s modern images.

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  • Untethered: Two photographic series, made fifty years apart, that explore adolescence

    Untethered: Two photographic series, made fifty years apart, that explore adolescence

    Katy Cowan, Creative Boom April 7, 2017

    Has anything really changed for teenagers since the 1970s? Have five decades made any impact on the way young people are, and how they see the world? The highs and the lows in which they face?

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  • JOSEPH SZABO AND SIÂN DAVEY: RESTLESS DESIRE AND THE BLOSSOMING SEXUALITY OF ADOLESCENCE

    JOSEPH SZABO AND SIÂN DAVEY: RESTLESS DESIRE AND THE BLOSSOMING SEXUALITY OF ADOLESCENCE

    ismorbo April 7, 2017

    With a series of the 60's and a contemporary, photographers Joseph Szabo and Siân Davey show us that despite the passage of time and generations, adolescence remains the same.

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  • Exhibition: Untethered, Joseph Szabo & Siân Davey

    Exhibition: Untethered, Joseph Szabo & Siân Davey

    DPN April 6, 2017
    Michael Hoppen Gallery is delighted to present two photographic series, made nearly fifty years apart, that explore the vulnerability, beauty and ambivalence of adolescence
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  • Photos of teens taken 50 years apart show nothing changes

    Photos of teens taken 50 years apart show nothing changes

    Niall Flynn, DAZED magazine April 5, 2017

    A new exhibition draws parallels between photographer Joseph Szabo and Siân Davey’s documentations of youth – taken 50 years apart

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  • Untethered: Joseph Szabo and Siân Davey present 50 years of being young

    Untethered: Joseph Szabo and Siân Davey present 50 years of being young

    Alex Wheeler, International Business Times March 31, 2017

    Michael Hoppen Gallery presents "Untethered" – an exhibition of two photographic series by Joseph Szabo and Siân Davey which explore on the vulnerability, beauty and ambivalence of youth that were made nearly 50 years apart.

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  • Joseph Szabo: the teacher who photographed a bygone era of American youth

    Joseph Szabo: the teacher who photographed a bygone era of American youth

    Adam White , Sunday Telegraph March 26, 2017

    In 1972, Joseph Szabo, a 28-year-old art and photography teacher at Malverne High School, Long Island, was struggling to connect with his pupils. So he started taking pictures of them. “I tried to photograph everybody,” he says, speaking on the phone from Long Island, where he still lives. “I wanted to include every kind of student, whether they were a stereotype or not in terms of what a teenager should be, and I think the kids saw that. They respected that, and I think they liked that.”

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