Open to the general public: free
The wilds of the southernmost tip of South America are explored in a new exhibition from seven international professional travel and nature photographers while on trips with Australis, the expedition cruise ship company. Comprising 16 photographs in large format, the exhibition will be held at the Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London, W1T 4RJ between Monday 23 and Friday 27 April 2018.
Images from the trips with Australis, which specialises in navigating a unique passage through the fjords and channels of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, around Cape Horn and through the Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel, include photography from award-winning British photographer Nori Jemil, who has been recognised by the likes of The British Guild of Travel Writers, National Geographic and Wanderlust magazines. Nori will be giving insider tips on travel photography in extreme conditions on the evening of Thursday 26 April between 6.00 & 9.00 pm at the Gallery. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org for a VIP invite.
Other contributors include Spanish photographers Andrés Magai, and Saúl Santos, who have shot for publications such as El País, La Vanguardia and Conde Nast; Chilean photographer Cristóbal Prado who contributes to high-end lifestyle magazines including Vogue and GQ; Jessica Backhaus from Germany – an artistic photographer who has exhibited in major galleries in cities such as Berlin, Salzburg, New York and Miami; Italian photographer Paolo Petrignani who has collaborated on titles such as Corriere della Sera while Stanislas Fautré from France has worked extensively for Le Figaro.
On 2 January 2018, Australis launched its second ship Ventus. In keeping with its sister ship Stella, the luxury, state-of-the-art ship has 100 spacious cabins for 210 passengers, Nobel beds and floor to ceiling windows that capture the stunning scenery. Ventus Australis offers two intimate four-night itineraries. The ‘Fjords of Tierra del Fuego’ departs from Punta Arenas in Chile and navigates south to Cape Horn before returning northwards to disembark in Ushuaia, Argentina. The new ‘Patagonian Explorer’ itinerary departs from Ushuaia heading to Cape Horn, returning north to disembark in Punta Arenas. Both itineraries enable Australis passengers to experience the remoteness of Patagonia through a programme of included excursions such as stepping ashore at the fabled Cape Horn. See full details at: www.australis.com