From the end of March, the Saatchi Gallery will have a new gallery show “From Selfie to Self- expression”. Taking selfies have become a phenomenon all around the world. This is due to advancing technologies of smartphones.
The exhibition will emphasise the growing potential of smartphones as an artistic medium. Saatchi Gallery and Huawei collaborate together to explore selfies from old times to selfie today. Huawei has give one of the newest phones to 10 top young photographers and their key artworks will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery. These artists include: Kutluğ Ataman, Christopher Baker, Juno Calypso, Tracey Emin, Van Gogh, Mohau Modisakeng, Rembrandt, Cindy Sherman, Gavin Turk and Velazquez.
Saatchi Gallery and Huawei have also offered an opportunity to selfie enthusiasts around the world to show their most creative selfies at the Saatchi Gallery. The winner will be announced on 30th March 2017 on the opening day.
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