Dewi Lewis Publishing, Stockport, United Kingdom
Dewi Lewis established his publishing house in 1994. Internationally known, its authors have included photographers such as Martin Parr, Simon Norfolk, William Klein, Paolo Pellegrin, Sergio Larrain and Bruce Gilden. He works in close collaboration with a number of European publishers and is a founding member of The European Publishers Award for Photography, which celebrates its 21st year in 2014.
An Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, he was awarded the Society's inaugural RPS Award for Outstanding Service to Photography in 2009, and in 2012, the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation presented him with an award for "Outstanding Contribution to Publishing" at the Sony World Photography Awards.
He has acted as Jury member for several major competitions and as a portfolio reviewer at innumerable international events. He was a 'Master' for the 2009, 2010 & 2011 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclasses. As well as his own book, Publishing Photography he writes occasional texts on photography and has curated exhibitions including a survey show of the famous UK magazine, Picture Post, for the 2010 Atri Festival, Italy.
Dewi Lewis is particularly interested in viewing projects which are conceived as book projects. He is not interested in nude, fashion or illustrative travel photography. Dewi Lewis is able to provide a realistic overview of publication possibilities as well as advice relating to exhibition and other opportunities. A number of publications by the company have been the direct outcome of portfolio review sessions.