The Lomographic Society have teamed up with Nixon for the new edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, an international competition that gathers the best surfers from all over the world. Lomography gave photographers Bastien Bonnarme and Benjamin Wu Tiu Yen a selection of film cameras and asked them to document the Nixon Surf Challenge which took place around the coast of Ireland. The photographs they took during the contest will be exhibited at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho (3 Newburgh Street, London W1F 7RE) from 15 September 2016.
Lomography Press Release
Lomography x Nixon Surf Challenge 2016 Exhibition Launch Party
September 15th from 6-9pm
Lomography Gallery Store Soho
3 Newburgh St
Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 11-7pm Sun 12 – 5pm
Lomography are thrilled to team up with Nixon for the new edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, an international competition that gathers the best surfers from all over the world. We gave photographers Bastien Bonnarme and Benjamin Wu Tiu Yen a selection of Lomography cameras and asked them to document the Nixon Surf Challenge which took place around the coast of Ireland. There will be two simultaneous exhibitions showing these photographs in Paris and London. Join us for the launch party on September 15th from 6-9pm at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho. There will be complimentary drinks provided on the night by award winning craft beer makers Brew Dog and a raffle to win a Nixon rucksack and a Lomo’instant Honolulu camera.
Founded in 1998 in Encinitas, CA, Nixon is the premium watch and accessories brand for the youth lifestyle market. Focused on making the little stuff better, Nixon began with a small line of team-designed, custom-built watches sold exclusively in specialty boardsport and fashion retailers. Currently distributed in over 90 countries, Nixon’s product range has grown to include select men’s and women’s softgoods, leather goods, and custom audio products.
WHAT THE HELL IS LOMOGRAPHY?
The Lomographic Society International is a globally-active organization dedicated to experimental and creative snapshot photography. Boasting millions of followers and friends across the world, the concept of Lomography encompasses an experimental, interactive, vivid and sometimes even blurred and crazy way of life. Through our constantly expanding selection of innovative cameras & photographic accessories, we promote photography as a creative approach to communicate, absorb, and capture the world. Lomography Gallery Stores and Embassy Stores all over the world provide our full product range and a place for exhibitions, workshops, meet-ups and all Lomographic needs. Lomography.com is a thriving online community of creative individuals dedicated to experimenting with photography and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Through the efforts and skill of our Lomographic Society members, we seek to document the incredible planet around us in a never-ending stream of snapshots – literally a global “Lomographic” portrait as seen through the eyes of countless individuals and cultures.