This landmark exhibition tracks the visual threads of humanity’s ever-changing, extraordinarily complex life across the globe, through the eyes of 150 of the world’s most accomplished photographers. Featuring many previously unseen images, Civilization acknowledges the diverse material and spiritual cultures that make up global societies today, spanning Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Americas. Exploring a wide range of subjects, from our great united achievements to our collective failings, Civilization: The Way We Live Now highlights the complexity and contradictions of contemporary civilization.


Curated by William A Ewing & Holly Roussell Perret-Gentil.

Featuring over 350 works by over 150 internationally renowned photographers, including Models II (2006) by Valerie Belin.

Organised by FEP photography. 


Image courtesy of Saatchi Gallery, © Matt Chung