Amelia Shepherd is a photographic artist based in Brighton. She graduated from BA (Hons) Photography at University of Westminster in 2007 and completed an MA in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at London College of Communication in 2010. Amelia’s work explores the role of representation in documentary photography where the interface between artist, participant and audience is intermingled. She works on self-defined projects, is published, regularly exhibits and is funded by the Arts Council England.
Silent Voice, 2007
‘silent voice’ is a sensitive and personal insight through one man’s story into the political issue of the integration of asylum seekers into society. Through the poignancy of small details, these documentary photographs combined with ‘Momo’s’ poetically-transcribed words provide a narrative which engages the reader visually and emotionally with what it actually feels like to be of no place, homeless and citizenship less. The audience becomes ‘the witness’ as the the subject becomes co-author in this history. The photographer in turn questions her role as a documentary-maker alerting us in how, who and what we attempt to represent.
This exhibition seeks to explore the scope and scale of visual intrusion in our everyday lives through photographic and mixed media work from emerging artists.
We live in a society that has a CCTV camera on every street corner and a camera-phone in every pocket. Yet intrusion can be as overt as unwanted snapshots […]
In The Style – Fashion and Documentary Photography Exhibition Open viewing 05/04/17 6.30 – 9pm Exhibition: 4th – 6th April 2017 Buster Mantis 3-4 Resolution Way London SE84NT Venue is a short walk from Deptford Overground
The Youth Season 2
31-33 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH
Private View evening is Thursday 13th April 2017 6pm-10pm
Designed to celebrate and help upcoming artists promote their work, The Youth find unique spaces and creates events around London, creating a collaboration between the artists and various exhibition contexts.
Taking over the […]