“Through The Lens” at Mandarin Oriental, London.

John nassari

The award-winning photographer and Partner brand of The Source, John Nassari has been commissioned by olympus to celebrate their 80th anniversary in partnership with Mandarin Oriental, Knightsbridge, London to take a series of 80 behind the scenes pictures of the iconic hotel. This is a first of its kind collaboration for any London hotel.

During the 10 month project John Nassari was given unprecedented access to the hotel’s departments, capturing moments of everyday life at Mandarin oriental, London. This project allowed Nassari to immerse himself, while remaining unobtrusive to the hotel’s operations. This gave him the opportunity to showcase every element of the hotel’s legendary service.

The photographs will be exhibited for the first time at an exclusive invite-only event at the ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental hotel before moving for a two week public installation at the Art Bermondsey Project Space. The images will be published in a beautifully bound, hardback copy which will be available in all guest bedrooms at the hotel.

Commenting on the project, Gerard Sintes, General Manager at Mandarin oriental, London explains ” We are thrilled to welcome John Nassari, an Olympus visionary, to be part of our family for the duration of this 10 month project. It is indeed an honour to have an opportunity to showcase not only the front of the house, which is what our guests see, but also the backbone of the hotel, highlighting how all the departments work together in harmony to create the renowned legendary service¬†synonymous¬†with the Mandarin oriental”.

For more information on John Nassari and to enquire about having this exceptionally talented photographer at your next event click here and below is a sneak peek of the photos on show.




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