© Jo Ellicott

40. Family

"The family scrum is the standard welcome in our house when the siblings get together, ranging in ages from 5 years to 25 years, somehow nobody ever gets hurt."

– Jo Ellicott

Family Photography Now, directive and week 40: What does the 21st century family look like to you?

"Family Photography Now has been a 40-week collaboration between The Photographers’ Gallery and publisher Thames & Hudson. Inspired by a publication of the same title (ed. Sophie Howarth and Stephen McLaren, 2016), which presented the work of 40 international photographers who have turned their lenses on the complex and multi-faceted dynamics of the family in the 21st century revealing the myriads ways it can be represented today."

— The Photographers' Gallery and Thames & Hudson