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.
MA Photojournalism alumnus Jason Larkin is now showing at Flowers Gallery
Jason Larkin Past Perfect
Centred around questions of authenticity and the representation of collective histories, Past Perfect (2008 – 2016), is a new series of photographs by British photographer Jason Larkin, highlighting the visual presentation of war and conflict within public museums around the world.
pic.london is a not-for-profit photo festival that is initiated, led and run by artists and photographers, launching its first edition this autumn.
It aspires to support emerging artists and engage the public in thinking about photography.
Fun, accessible, and intellectually inspiring.
1st Opening Thursday 26th October at Gallery SO
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 […]